Category Archives: Before Property Purchase

This Category will contain a variety of information in relation to the Purchase Process, Preparation,Selection of Property etc. This information will mainly apply to townhouses,Villas and apartments for sale in Benalmadena and the rest of Andalucia. There may be exceptions for new builds and plots.

Increase of PurchaseTax for 2013

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This is only currently applicable to New developments/promotions. i.e properties that are being sold for the first time.  This puchase tax is NOT the standard ITP (impuesto de Tramisiones Patrimoniales) BUT is actually IVA (VAT).  The central government announced that … Continue reading

Lawyers-Solicitors in Spain

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Do you Need a Lawyer/Solicitor When Buying or Selling? In Spain , you may sometimes come across estate agents who may advise you not to use a lawyer , they may say it is simply not necessary and they actually … Continue reading

Reserving the Property

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Reservation Process In order to take a property off market a reservation fee of between 3000€ to 6000€ is normally required.  This is known as the initial reservation and may be held by the agent, lawyer or vendor.  This form … Continue reading