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Selling a Property? the 3% Retention at the Notary

#ConveyancingSpain # realestateSpain # purchasinginSpain # sellinginSpain # salestaxspain # #conveyancingspain


1. What is the retention of 3% in real estate transactions?

It is a "tax deduction" of the full sales price when the seller is a person (private individual or legal entity) non-resident. This also applies to non fiscal...



Four Year Statute of Limitations on Inheritance taxes


There is no legal requirement to accept your inheritance within six months. There is though an obligations to pay the taxes on the succession in a six months time period unless an extension has been applied for in writing.

Article 66 in...



There are Still Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing Land/Property in Spain.

#home purchase # selling in Spain # real estate # conveyancing spain # conveyancing # ley de costas # coastal law # 1988 law # Spain # homes # houses #


It would be wishful thinking to suggest that the problems when purchasing land /plots in Spain on which to construct your dream home no longer exist. Land purchasers in the past have bought in good faith to find often-insurmountable hurdles in...



Do Debts from Previous Owner Stay on the Property You Purchased?

#community fees debts # debt passed on to new owner # does debt stay with house # expats duped into paying utility debts # IBI debts # plusvalia debts # utility debts #


For anyone who thinks the title could be an exaggeration, they only have to visit one of the threads on expat forums to know that the title is factual. Numerous homeowners have paid debts that are not of their making.

These posts are...



Selling a Property? Claim and Have the Plusvalia Refunded

#plusvalia # claim plusvalia # selling a property


UPDATE 9.10.2016 confirming the courts are indeed beginning to take a different view, as the original article from April 2015 already stated.

A recent ruling from the Supreme Court in Valencia has annulled...



Spanish Property Renaissance


Londoner B. L. said  that  he figures his money is better off in a Spanish home than earning next to nothing in a British savings account.The 33-year-old bank employee is searching for a property in the southern region of Murcia, where...



Spanish Banks owe Millions to Mortgage Holders


Hundreds of thousands of homeowners who bought in the height of the last boom, are now finding that they have negative equity in their homes. Many are finding it impossible to meet the monthly mortgage payments. For these people it is not a...



Client Testimonials

#purchasing in Spain # selling in Spain # Malaga # Alicante # Spanish properties # properties in Spain Conveyancing Spain # #ConveyancingSpain


We had a rather complicated  sale and a rushed purchase. I would like to thank our allocated lawyer Francisco from Conveyancing Spain for his professionalism and kindness. Everything went smoothly and we are now settling into our new home in...



Conveyancing Stories



"We bought our house from a estate agent 10 years ago , we had come from the UK to retire , and we found the agent lived on our community so we had faith in her ,but this summer at our meeting ,another house wanted permission...



Putting the Confidence Back into the Property Market

#Conveyancing Spain # property lawyers # conveyance lawyers # conveyancing lawyers # lawyer in Spain #conveyance # purchasing in Spain # buying in Spain # selling in Spain. Spanish property market # putting the confidence back into the property market # citizens advice bureau Spain # citizens advice bureau Spain


Putting the Confidence Back into the Property Market



Conveyancing Spain is a network of property lawyers selected specifically to bring together some of the finest qualified English speaking property lawyers in Spain. This inventive concept is the brainchild of the founder and advisor of the...



Have you Made a New Will? EU Regulations on Succession


Have you Made a New Will? EU Regulations on Succession



450 000 cross-border successions occur in the EU every year estimated to be worth more than120 billion euro.

These successions are characterised by their high complexity. Succession law varies considerably from one EU country to...



Prudent Purchasers of Spanish Properties


 Prudent Purchasers of Spanish Properties



Annulment of the Marbella PGOU (Urban Development Plan) by the Supreme Court on the 04/11/2015

A conference was held to advise on the Legal Analysis and Consequences hosted by a top Marbella law firm.

Barely a...





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