buying property in Spain

How to buy property in Spain without losing sleep or money

Buying property in Spain is likely to be very different from what you are used to.  The basics are the same, find a property you love, make an offer, get offer accepted, choose a date to complete and gate the keys, sign for the property get the keys.  However, as is often the case, the devil is in the detail. What do I need to know about buying property in Spain. You need to know that all...

Electric and water is not so simple in Spain

Connecting Electricity and Water - don’t get conned If you live in UK, USA or Europe the chances are that your electric is there whenever you flick a switch and your water there whenever you turn on the tap.  Electric and water are a constant, all you have to do is pay the bill.  Buy or rent a new house you know that in 99.9% of cases there will be electric and water already installed and...

Stormy skies at sunset over a busy Spanish city

Property Purchase in Spain – what could go wrong?

Buying property is easy - what could go wrong? Buying property is easy, if you know what you are doing or have great professionals looking out for your interests and explaining things along the way. The property purchase process is slightly different in Spain compared to many other countries.  This is how it works in brief.        1. Reserve deposit - usually non refundable to take it off the...

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