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A guide for foreigners on every aspect of safe property ownership in Spain

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Landlords and tenants in Spain

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:11 pm. As more and more people have found it difficult to sell their home but still need to move, the option to rent out their Spanish home has become the best alternative. However, it is not without its difficulties. Landlords come in all shapes and sizes and […]

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Renewing a British passport in Spain

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:12 pm. If you become a resident of Spain, at some point you are going to have to renew your British passport. People can be tempted to take a short cut with renewing a passport in Spain. But you should be warned, giving it to someone else to […]

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Extensions: closing in a balcony or terrace in Spain

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:12 pm. Property dimensions If you own a property in Spain you will possess a Purchase Title Deed. On this deed you will find a description of the property that includes the square metres of construction and of usable floor space. When it comes to balconies and terraces […]

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Renting out your Spanish property

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:13 pm. Rental law in Spain and what it means for you Due to the current economic climate many Spanish property owners are considering renting out their property in Spain in order to generate a little income to cover their ownership expenses and pay for their trips to […]

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Demolition of Spanish houses

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:14 pm. There has been no shortage of publicity around the difficulties with illegal houses in Spain. There have been many sad cases that have hit the headlines of Spanish homes being demolished and with them, people’s dreams. There are stories behind each one of these cases. Properties […]

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The Lawsuit in Spain

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:16 pm. When buying in Spain your aim is probably to spend more time in the Spanish sun. The last thing you want is to spend time tussling with Spanish litigation in the form of a lawsuit instead. Unfortunately, sometimes discrepancies exist and there can be differences in […]

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Not quite perfect. Dealing with defects.

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:17 pm. What happens when your dream home in Spain turns out to be not quite as perfect as you thought at first? What can you do when you spot defects in your new Spanish property? The good news is that there are laws to protect you from […]

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Validation of legal documents in Spain

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:17 pm. A Power of Attorney in Spain, called a ‘Poder Notarial’ in Spanish, is a document by which you name a trusted person to represent you in certain transactions. For example, you might have someone to represent you to enable: purchase of a property sale of a […]

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Validation of legal documents

Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 05:18 pm. A Power of Attorney in Spain, called a ‘Poder Notarial’ in Spanish, is a document by which you name a trusted person to represent you in certain transactions. For example, you might have someone to represent you to enable: purchase of a property sale of a […]

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