BUYING COSTS EXPLAINED

Once a price has been agreed, you will be required to enter into a purchase contract and pay a deposit, thus securing the property in your name. It would be normal to have to make at least one staged payment between signing the contract and completion but, don’t worry, we will clearly explain your contractual obligations to you and enter into negotiations on your behalf.

NIE NUMBER AND RESIDENCIA

NIE number and NIF Numbers On arriving in Spain, one of the first things that we recommend you do is to apply for your “Foreigner´s tax Identfication Number – NIE “  – número de Identificación de Extranjero. You will need it for pretty much everything, from buying a car and a house, to registering with a doctor, getting a job or starting up your own company. It is much like the UK...

Building costs in Spain:

Building costs in Spain can often be less than the price of buying a villa – and the results can be well worth the effort. But of course, the cost of building a house in Spain varies wildly depending on what it is you’re looking for

Buying land in Spain safely: what you need to know

Considering buying land in Spain for your dream villa project? While this is undoubtedly going to be one of the biggest, and most exciting, decisions of your life, there is a laundry list of things you need to be aware of before you take the plunge – especially if you’re not familiar with Spanish regulations.

Questions to Ask Your Architects About Their Experience

Questions to ask your architects about their professional experience. This blog post is one of a series of three. The other two are “Questions to ask your Architect about your project” and “Questions to ask your Architect about their Fees”. Given the importance of this role don't hold back. ASK FOR REFERENCES Ask for references and ask if you can take them up. The Spanish don’t do...

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