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What are my options if I have fallen in arrears on my Spanish mortgage?
Which is the most tax efficient manner to purchase a piece of land to build a house?
We are in 3 months of mortgage arrears with a Spanish bank for two properties the developer have not completed properly. What are our options?
Is there any way of structuring my property ownership to avoid paying wealth tax on a portfolio consisting of tree Spanish properties?
Aifos threatens to take our appartment back if we do not pay an extra 10,000 EUR. Can they do this?
How can we complete the purchase of our property if our appointed law firm has ceased operating?
What are our remedies if the developer Aifos is not willing to complete the sale of our apartment?
Is it legal for the developer to ask for more money on completion than the initially agreed price?
Is it safe to buy a property which is not registered?
Are we liable if our seller is refusing to pay the estate agent's fee?
We want to buy a porperty in Pruna. It is advisable to hire a lawyer recommended by the agent?
Can I transfer a property from myself to a company owned by me?
Can a Spanish Solicitor act for both the buyer and the seller?
Is it interesting to use an off-shore company to purchase a Property in Spain?
My lawyer says I don´t need to ask the developer for a bank guarantee. Is he correct?
What is the best course of action if I discover the developer does not own the land on top of which he is building?
Is it illegal in Spain for a lawyer to represent the seller as well as the buyer?
Will we have to pull a balcony down that was built by a previous owner without planning permission?
I have put down a deposit for an off-plan property. How can I determine the integrity of the developer before making any further payments?
Is it possible for an American citizen to empower someone in Spain to sell a property?
What are my options if the buyers of my property, who have been living in it for two years after paying only 25% of the purchase price, refuse to pay the balance.
The seller of the property I am selling now refuses to complete. What are my options?
How can I find out if I will be able to build on a plot of land on the landward side of a road?
How safe is my money in my conveyancing lawyer´s account?
How should I proceed if I find out that a property bought seven years ago has registered mortgage against it?
Will I be able to take out of Spain the proceeds of the sale of my property if I ever decide so?
What is a "Reconocimiento de Deuda"?
My parents bought a house seven years ago, and they are now being told that there is a debt attached to the property. What course of action do you recommend?
What suggestion do you have if my lawyers are refusing to forward the proceeds of the sale of my property?
I wish to purchase a property through an offhsore company. What would be the maximum loan I could get from a bank?
How does the mandatory insurance on new constructions work?
I wish to purchase a property from MASA, In Camposol, Costa Cálida, but they refuse to guarantee all my payments. What can I do?
We want to buy a property which is not registered. How can it affect us?
Can we force the owner of the property we are buying sell us on the basis of having the property´s fully registered deeds in his name?
I have put a deposit down on a development and do not want to lose it: what should I ask for in writing before proceeding further?
My lawyer has exchanged contract for a property paying 10 percent of the purchase price. The valuation has devalued my Property by 22%. What is my right of recourse?
Can we request our lawyer to clear the debts on a property which we bought and should have been deducted on completion?
Can the builder request more money prior to completion of the works if the contract does not state this?
Is it risky to pay 50 percent of the property price to the builder upfront?
How can two people buy property in joint ownership and be protected?
How much should we pay to register our timeshare right?
How is property registered when there is no title?
Can any co-proprietor of a jointly owned property ask for the property to be sold in public auction?
How do we sell a property owned by four different persons, one of which has died?
we are in the process of purchasing a property in spain and are doing it without an English solicitor, are we mad?
Who is responsible if there is a charge on my property dating back 25 years? The proceeds of the sale have been withheld as a result.
Legal representation, valuation of property and money transfer.
When buying a property, is it wise to pay over money without the advice of a lawyer?
What happens if the private contract of purchase or property does not properly describe the property we are buying?
Should a property purchase contract stipulate the real extension of the property?
Are we, as buyers, liable for payment of unpaid debts left by the current owners of a property?
How do we stand if the seller has not registered the property?
How much should I expect to be charged for water and electricity on a new development property?
Why should I request guarantees when buying from a developer?
What are our remedies in Spanish law if the developer defaults?
When does a purchase sale agreement really take place?
What are the differences between buying property in the UK and buying in Spain?
I want to buy and sell before completion of the projected property. Is an offshore company recommendable?
I cannot get on a loan on a property as it has not been fully registered. Which is the best way forward?
Do we need an agent to purchase property in Andalucía?
Buying property with no deeds and not registered: how should I go about it?
The developer has delayed the completion of my property. What can I do?
Is there a cooling off period after I buy a property in order to obtain a refund of my deposit?
Is it possible to use an apartment as a bed and breakfast?
When is my deposit secure when buying from a developer?
Finding a reputable estate agent and bringing money into the UK
My neighbour´s house is encroaching on my property. What are my rights?
Problems with the orientation of the property we have purchased. What should we do?
Does the real estate agent I deal with have to be registered?
Can I sell my property for less than the original purchase price?
Are low valuations of property in Spain common?
I've found out that the property I purchased has 2 "embargos". What must I do?
How can we protect ourselves if the seller of the property we want to buy says we have to declare less?
If I sell my rustic property, will I have capital gains?
Investigating title to the property bought in Spain.
I am buying a plot of land to build on it. Is a geographical survey important before starting the works?
How can we check on the developer, to see if their building work is going as per schedule?
If I buy a property in Spain, will I have to declare this asset in the U.K.?
Should I incorporate a company to purchase property?
We are putting down an offer on a property. I wonder if there any issues which need to be specially addressed?
The vendor of my property does not want to leave the property he sold. As a buyer, what are my rights?
We have not been notified of the community meeting that has taken place in our building. The agreement is detrimental to our interests. What should we do, if anything?
What is my right of recourse if I purchased a property from the developer and the Community fees were not up to date?
Can I stop my neighbour from constructing a wall next to my property?
Buying a property from an offshore company.
What security do I receive on downpayments when buying a property?
Are verbal agreements enforceable in a Spanish Court of Law?
What does the law provide for a "traspaso" in respect of the parties?
What are my remedies for unpaid community charges from the previous owner?
Can I refuse to pay the Plusvalia?
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