Specialists Articles on Spanish Law

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Stay legal when letting Spanish property
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
In the majority of cases, landlords and tenants in Spain get on well. They make mutually agreeable arrangements and both benefit from the business relationship. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always...
What to do when your tenant defaults in Spain
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Letting out Spanish property is perhaps more popular now than it ever has been before. Difficulties in selling property and uncertainty about the property market have led people to consider other...
Legalising documents - the Apostille
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
If you have property in Spain there is a chance that at some point you will be asked to provide a legalised version of an official document you have from your home country. In order to do this you...
Changing your status as a resident in Spain
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
There are a number of official actions you need to take to achieve full Spanish residency. This doesn’t just include obtaining a civil residency but fiscal residency in Spain too. It is also...
Clamp down on building work in Spain
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Have you made any of these improvements to your Spanish property? built a shed enclosed your conservatory by installing windows built a conservatory built a swimming pool paved the...
Cash limits on payments
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Anti-Fraud Laws continue to make the Spanish news.  One of the most recently implemented measures is the cap on cash payments. At first glance, this can seem to be straight forward legislation...
Are you in possesion of preferences shares?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Preference shares are shares in a company which give their holders an entitlement to a fixed dividend but do not usually carry voting rights. They have made the headlines recently because of the...
Were you misled by your bank?
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The banks have received a significant amount of bad press. This unwelcome attention is not confined to Spain. It perhaps comes as no surprise that banks are being held to account for some of the...
Landlords and tenants in Spain
Thursday, December 13, 2012
As more and more people have found it difficult to sell their home but still need to move, the option to rent out their Spanish home has become the best alternative. However, it is not without its...
Rural or urban property in Spain?
Friday, October 26, 2012
There is no straight forward answer to this question. The beauty is in the eye of the beholder and whether you prefer to buy rural property or urban in Spain it really is down to what your own...
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