Reral Estate area

For many, purchasing a home is the most important investment of their lives – it’s  a good idea to get legal advice before starting any process. Our law firm specialises in the real estate sector and we want to help you purchase your home with the fullest assurances.

Real Estate consulting throughout the entire process

We will provide you with exclusive support throughout the whole purchasing process. Every legal transaction and real estate operation requires experience and specialisation. For this, we offer a wide variety of services in the real estate sector for both businesses and individuals. Our lawyers will guide you through every step towards purchasing a home with the greatest assurances. If you aren’t from Spain, we can advise you in English, French, German, Russian, Portuguese, Italian and Mandarin.

1. INITIAL STEPS AND PROCEDURES

We will advise you on the necessary steps and procedures to take before starting your real estate endeavour
Reviewing running costs: tax, fees, registration, and notary expenses
Assistance in the reservation contract with option to purchase process
Checking the planning and legal conditions of the building, reviewing the town-planning and structural situation.

2. PRELIMINARY PROCEDURES FOR THE DEED OF SALE BEFORE A SPANISH NOTARY

Filing NIE application
Assistance in opening bank account for foreign clients
Applying and filing for Occupancy Certificate
Requesting energy certification through an architect
Preliminary surveyor & expert reports
Technical Building Inspection (IT) report
Information on charges, owner’s association status and by-laws
Reviewing town-planning, real estate and property tax register status
Reviewing possibilities for external financing – mortgages, personal loans, etc. with banking institutions
Applying for Certificate of No Infraction (certificado no infracciones urbanísticas) from local authorities
Requirements for legal entities making a purchase (identifying a beneficial owner)
Preparing necessary documentation to issue the public deed of sale before a Spanish notary

3. SIGNING THE PUBLIC DEED OF SALE

Assistance in signing the deed (with language interpreting services for foreign clients)

4. SUBSEQUENT PROCEDURES TO SIGNING THE PUBLIC DEED BEFORE A SPANISH NOTARY

Payment/settlement of charges and expenses from the sale (IBI, tax declarations, capital gains tax on the sale of property, etc.)
Registering the deed in the land registry
Transferring utility contracts to a new name (electricity, water, gas, etc.)
Direct debit payments for charges or expenses associated to the purchased property (community fees, IBI, waste incinerator fee, etc.)

5. CUSTOMER SERVICE

Consulting on and drawing up a will
House rental contracts
Commercialisation of real estate assets in vacation rental sector
Procurement of utilities and services
Payment/settlement of taxes, expenses and utilities

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