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Francisca represented me during my property purchase process, and I can just say that she is amazing. She is fluent in English, explains the entire process thoroughly and patiently, is very kind, and is extremely resourceful and responsive. It was my pleasure cooperating with Francisca, and I can recommend her to anyone who wishes professional service.
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Buying, Selling & Dealing with Property in Spain

Are you an expat residing in Spain or on the verge of making your move?

The journey through the legal maze of a foreign country can be daunting, more so when it's about securing a property, sorting out visas, handling administrative chores, or ensuring tax compliance.

That's where having reliable and knowledgeable English-speaking property lawyers in Spain becomes essential.

Moreover, our property lawyers are registered and regulated by the Spanish Bar Associations, giving you peace of mind that your case is in capable hands. Our lawyers also have a proven track record of successful cases, with published positive customer testimonials from satisfied clients.

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Buying Property in Spain? Latest Updates from Spanish lawyers...

 Are you thinking of buying property in Spain in 2023? If so, you’re not alone. Every year thousands of people from all over the world flock to this Mediterranean country for its stunning beaches, vibrant culture and delicious cuisine.While this can be a daunting experience for some, with  a level head and making sure to rea... Read More

Best Places to Buy in Spain

The Spanish Real Estate MarketWhile the motivation for most foreign buyers of Spanish property tends to come about as a result of having visited Spain as a holiday destination on one or more occasions, and had a wonderful experience, if you really want to buy property in Spain, then you need to take off the holiday sombrero and ... Read More

Breaking Down the Mortgage in Spain: What You Need to Know Before You Buy property

The decision to pursue a mortgage in Spain can be both exciting and challenging, as there are various pros and cons to consider before diving into this process to facilitate buying a house in Spain. On the positive side, Spain offers a favourable mortgage market for foreigners, including non-residents, with relatively low intere... Read More

Selling Spanish Property? What You Need to Know Beforehand

Many of the articles in this section of the website deal with buying property in Spain, however, what if you are planning on selling property in Spain, this guide will cover the main points that you need to consider – from estate agents to lawyers in Spain and from taxes to utility bills.Advertising the Property in SpainAnyone... Read More

Buying After Brexit? A Property Purchase Guide for UK Citizens

Despite Brexit and general real estate market volatility, UK citizens continue to show interest in the Spanish property market. Some wish to buy property in order to enjoy holidays in Spain, or they may be buying a property in Spain in order to obtain the right to work and live in this country. Either way, it is important to und... Read More

How to Buy Spanish property: a guide for expats

Buying property in Spain is an exciting but intimidating process. As a potential buyer, it’s important to understand the Spanish property market, the local laws and regulations, and how the purchase process works to ensure that you make a sound investment.This guide provides an introduction to buying a house in Spain by addres... Read More

Property Tax in Spain: Discover the full cost of moving to Spain

An introduction to Spanish Property TaxWhen moving to Spain from the UK and either becoming a resident or remaining non-resident, there are taxes that must be taken into account, depending on the region and autonomous community you plan to settle in.In this article we will explain the types of property tax in Spain due when owni... Read More

Pitfalls of Property Purchases in Spain: the 10 most costly!

While many countries have similar protections in place for legal conveyancing matters, the apparently minor pitfalls of buying  property in Spain can really cause the most awful damage to an individual's finances with ongoing costs that can last for years.And so, to help avoid such a catastrophic outcome, below we highlight spe... Read More

Buying property abroad in the era of higher interest rates

With the increase in globalisation and more people travelling than ever before, buying property abroad has become an increasingly popular option. International Property organisations have reported a steady rise in overseas property purchases over the past decade.This surge in popularity has been driven by factors such as lower i... Read More

Buy to let Spain: the Pros and Cons

When an investor is buying property to let in the UK or Ireland, often their objective is to invest (with the help of rental income) over the long term in a capital asset, which, in the recent past, has risen in value year-on-year, such that it provides a profit and, perhaps, a pension for the investor.While this is entirely pos... Read More

How to discover gems in the Spanish Property Market

Just as in other european countries, the Spanish property market appears to be taking pause, after eight years of continuous price increases.On the one hand we have rising interest rates, which look set to continue doing so. On the other, inflation has cooled quite considerably, and certainly to a much greater extent than the Eu... Read More

Spanish Property Laws and their effect on Expats

If you are an expat interested in buying Spanish property, it is useful to have a general understanding of Spanish property laws, to ensure you avoid making a poor investment.Of course, to describe the property laws of any country could fill volumes, so here we shall restrict ourselves to discussing the new Housing Law introduce... Read More

Evictions in Spain - A Guide for Landlords

The legal options open to landlords in Spain who need to evict squatters or tenants for non-payment of the rent have traditionally been complex, expensive and, as a result frustrating. Indeed, eviction proceedings are probably even more difficult today as a result of the new laws introduced in 2023 by the current socialist gove... Read More

Buying Property in Mallorca? Top tips from Palma Property Lawyer

Mallorca, also known as Majorca, is the largest of the Balearic Islands in Spain, situated in the Mediterranean Sea.With its mild climate, breathtaking landscapes, and relaxed lifestyle, Mallorca has become a top destination for both tourists and expats alike, and is considered by many as one of the best places to buy in Spain. ... Read More

Buying Property in Barcelona? Get Tips for Finding Your Dream Property

Barcelona is a magnificent city which, as a result of its climate, culture, food, architecture, location by the sea - not to mention being within 90 minutes drive of snow resorts in the Pyrenees, has attracted many foreign citizens to make it their home.However, as a lawyer who helps foreign citizens to buy property in Barcelona... Read More

Tips and Tricks if Buying a House in Valencia

Valencia is nowadays considered one of the best places to buy in Spain and accordingly, it is no surprise that demand for property in the Valencia region has been increasing steadily over recent years - perhaps a reflection of the increasing interest in the region's Capital City as the perfect balance offering city conveniences ... Read More

Buying a Property in Tenerife

If you are relocating to Spain and you choose Tenerife as your ideal location, you should research the matter thoroughly before arrival on the island. A common misconception made by first-time buyers is that the purchasing process is the same in Tenerife as in their home country. This can often lead to mistakes that either cause... Read More

Buying Property in Ibiza

Ibiza Properties May Have Irregular Planning ApplicationsIf you are buying property in Ibiza, it is very important to conduct a preliminary inquiry into its legality before making any payment or assuming any obligations. On this island there are many properties or extensions to properties that do not comply with the current pla... Read More

Buying Property in Lanzarote? Apply these 4 checks before you do

Having assisted clients for more than 15 years in Lanzarote, I have seen the rise in popularity of the island among northern Europeans. Perhaps it is the year-round mild weather and the relative value of the property here. In any case, it is clear that Lanzarote is now considered one of the best places to buy in Spain. However,... Read More

Buying Property in Gran Canaria

Planning Laws to Protect the Tourism IndustryOver the last decade, various laws have been brought in to protect the tourist industry in Gran Canaria - potentially to the detriment of the Gran Canaria property market. However, many of these laws did not have the impact hoped for, since in order to be effective, they required a le... Read More

Renting in Spain

Renting in Spain is regulated by the Ley de Arrendamiento Urbano (LAU 29/1994) as updated by the Spanish housing law, Law 12/2023.In Spain the leasing of a property for residential purposes is distinguished from other types of leases - such as rental of commercial property, for example. A lease is said to be for residential pur... Read More

Dummies guide to investing in Spanish Property

 Thinking about buying a house in Spain? Below are 8 steps to follow to help you avoid any serious problems when doing so. It will also help you to reduce the long-term costs of buying property in Spain. Expert English-speaking lawyers with ample experience in buying and selling Spanish property have put together this brief bu... Read More

Buying a Property in Galicia

 While most northern-Europeans buying real estate in Spain are more likely to focus on the sunnier, hotter parts of the country, some consider the extremes of heat, found in the South and East of Spain too much. Galicia is located in the north of the country and is well-known in Spain for its gastronomy, astonishing landscapes... Read More

Property Taxes in Cantabria

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Buying a House in Ibiza - beware illegally built properties

 Depending on the person you speak to, you will hear many suggestions on the best places to buy in Spain. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, however Ibiza has a lot to offer - especially for those who are considering renting out the property to holidaymakers, in order to help repayment of a mortgage taken out to finance the pu... Read More

Property Taxes in Galicia

Are you buying a property in Spain, specifically in Galicia? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Galicia, provided by our tax experts in Galicia, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain.  ... Read More

Property Taxes in Andalucia

Are you buying a house in Spain, specifically in Andalucia? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Andalucia, provided by our tax experts in Andalucia, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain.  ... Read More

Property Taxes in Valencia

Are you buying a house in Valencia, Spain? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Valencia, provided by our tax experts in Valencia, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain. ... Read More

Property Taxes in Murcia

Are you buying Spanish property, specifically in Murcia? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Murcia, provided by our tax experts in Murcia, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain.  ... Read More

Property Taxes in Madrid

Are you buying Spanish property, specifically in Madrid? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Madrid, provided by our tax experts in Madrid, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain.... Read More

Property Taxes in Mallorca

Are you buying property in Mallorca? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Mallorca, provided by our tax experts in Mallorca, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain. ... Read More

Property Taxes in Ibiza

Feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Ibiza, from our Tax expert English speaking lawyers in Ibiza, Spain. You might be interested as well in this read buying a house in Spain and/or buying a house in Ibiza.... Read More

Property Taxes in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands continue to maintain their popularity for those seeking to escape the gloomy northern-European climate and sway it for year-round good weather.  Whether buying property in Tenerife, buying property in Lanzarote or buying property in Gran Canaria, it is vital to understand the fiscal obligations you will face... Read More

Property Taxes in Asturias

 Feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Asturias, from our English speaking lawyers in Asturias, Spain. You might be interested as well in this read: Guide to buying property.... Read More

Property Taxes Alicante

Feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes Alicante, from our English speaking lawyers in Alicante, Spain. You might be interested as well in this read: Guide to buying Spanish property.... Read More

Property Taxes in Catalonia

Are you buying property in Barcelona? If so, feel free to browse and/or download this presentation about Property Taxes in Cataluña, provided by our tax experts in Barcelona, Spain. You might also be interested in more detailed information on property tax in Spain. ... Read More

Property Taxes in Aragón

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Buying a House in Tenerife

 Whether you are seeking a property in the coastal areas of Tenerife or if you want to enjoy the diversity of large cities (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), the steps to follow are not always intuitive. In addition, it is important when buying a house in Spain to consider what taxes and expenses have to be dealt with. All this and much... Read More