Do I need a Certificate of Habitation?Buyers tips
When buying new construction
When you buy a new building, the construction company must provide a certificate of first occupancy for the house. In Spanish "licencia de primera ocupación" This document indicates that the
Paying to be allowed to bid on a house is SpainBuyers tips
The email below was sent to me by a couple who are busy purchasing an apartment in Spain. The agent in Spain made a strange request. Read the story.
Buying a house in Spain, note the mortgage that still existsBuyers tips
The purchased home is still charged with a mortgage. How do you manage that in a safe way?
Down payment with provisional purchase agreementBuyers tips
The down payment is a fixed element in the purchase agreement in Spain. But how high is that down payment and to whom do I pay?
The penalty clause in the provisional purchase agreementBuyers tips
Why is this clause included and what are the risks?
Cost allocation in provisional purchase agreementBuyers tips
What does the seller pay and what does the buyer pay? This is how you record that in the provisional purchase agreement.
The "Nota Simple" indispensable document when buying a house in SpainBuyers tips
Why you should always see the "Nota Simple" when purchasing your home in Spain - you will read why in this article.
How do you check whether a home has been seized?Buyers tips
You want to buy a property in Spain and you worry about whether the property is encumbered with a lien or an attachment. How do you check that?
Buying property in Spain after BrexitBuyers tips
Buying property in Spain after Brexit is something that is keeping all of us thinking.. Questions like, should I buy property in Spain after Brexit? Is it safe? Is it wise?
The bank in Spain, where should you look?Buyers tips
In addition to the Notary and the broker in Spain you will also deal with the bank in Spain.
How do you buy a home from a Spanish bank?Buyers tips
You see a lovely house on one of the Spanish banks websites. What do you do next?
Avoiding a purchase blunder. What went wrong?Buyers tips
Just in time to prevent a purchase blunder. What went wrong?