||As a foreigner buying or selling property in Spain, you should understand the documents you
sign, and you’ll want your transaction to go smoothly and be fully protected against fraud. Spain’s
sunny - and can be laid-back - but there shouldn’t be anything casual about your property
investment. It deserves independent professionals, like
DOMENECH ABOGADOS, who’ll act
exclusively in defence of your interests and aren’t linked to estate agents, banks or other parties
in the transaction. Let the horror stories you read about in the press be other people’s
Warning: The information set out below is a general guideline provided by DOMENECH ABOGADOS.
Specific advice should be sought before any action in reliance on it is taken, as explained more
fully in this website's
foreign investors in Spanish property should know that, in order to make a safe investment, a
preliminary search in the relevant Land Registry and verification of local planning permissions, if
appropriate, is of paramount importance ...
a property abroad is not like buying a souvenir. Ten basic steps purchasers should take before
signing or paying anything are ...
you’ve found your dream home in Spain and are ready to take the plunge and buy, you may also decide
to finance your acquisition by getting a mortgage...
A 21% flat rate is presently applicable to capital gains obtained by non-residents on the sale of Spanish real estate...
strictly speaking, a verbal rental arrangement may be valid, it’s best to confirm all rental terms
in writing by using a proper rental contract. Items the agent/landlord “includes” at the
outset may just not materialise...
The UK press is full of dreadful stories of foreign investors trapped in
fraudulent Spanish investment schemes. A recent one, affecting over 2,000 foreign ...