Residential Lettings

Landlords: VAT liability when renting-out a property in Spain

13/12/2018
Landlords: VAT liability when renting-out a property in Spain

If you are thinking of renting-out a property in Spain , then normally this type of activity would be considered to be exempt from VAT. However, that will not be the case if your tenant decides to begin carrying-out a business activity in the rented property. In this case , you have the obligation to deduct […]

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Landlord and Tenants’ Rights in Spain

26/09/2014

Introduction Known in Spanish as the Ley de Arrendamiento Urbano (LAU 29/1994)* this law forms the basis of the rules that regulate landlord and tenants rights in Spain. In Spain the leasing of a property for residential purposes is distinguished from other types of leases – such as commercial businesses, for example. A lease is […]

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Laws on Renting Out Property in Spain

22/08/2013
Laws on Renting Out Property in Spain

One important aspect of the new law on Renting Out Property in Spain:  Law 4/2013 (Measures to Increase Flexibility and Develop the Rental Market) introduced earlier this year, and commented upon in an article on new Spanish rental laws,  has been the exclusion of its application on the holiday rental market. Introduced as an amendment […]

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Legal and tax effects of renting a room in Spain

30/07/2013
Legal and tax effects of renting a room in Spain

Civil Code While much time has been spent here and in other publications discussing the legal aspects of renting a property in Spain, we often overlook an ever-more common situation whereby a property owner decides to rent out a room to a lodger. Due to the ever increasing rental costs in Spain and the need […]

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Spanish Rental Contracts

24/02/2012
Spanish Rental Contracts

Many people choose to rent in Spain when they arrive rather than buying as they want to get an idea of the area before making a long term commitment. So it is a good idea to understand how the rental market in Spain works and what to expect from a Spanish rental contract as otherwise […]

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