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How to Obtain a Tourist Licence (Valencia Community)

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Tourist Licence Valencia comunity

Now that we are receiving a number of enquiries about registering a property in the Valencian Community we wish to provide clients with some information about obtain a Tourist Licence. As it is a complex matter, we are setting the information out as clearly as possible. Currently our registration service fees are 40€ + VAT = 48.40€. We also can... Read more »

Equity Release in Spain process

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We think that equity release in Spain in general and in particular Bare Ownership (Nuda propiedad in Spanish) is a wonderful option for many of our clients.  The concept involves institutional investors putting their own money on the table and freeing up money for seniors in Spain who are struggling with cash flow issues. In exchange for a very discounted... Read more »

Blocked Bank account

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Blocked bank accounts are common unfortunately in Spain. We often have clients advise that they can no longer access their online banking or use their card and they do not understand why. Clients often do not realise until they experience a problem becuase of unpaid bills. Why might a Bank account in Spain be blocked or frozen? This can happen... Read more »

Landlords – Unpaid Rents or Utilities

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Landlords- unpaid rents and utilities

Many landlords approach us about unpaid rents or utilities by tenants. At what stage should they take legal action? Unpaid Rent Firstly, there should always be a written contract between tenant and landlord, so it is clear when rent is due, and how it is to be paid. Also how utility bills will be funded. If a tenant does not... Read more »

Illegal tourist properties – Valencian Government Inspections

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Illegal tourist properties – the Valencian Government continues to fight against these. Such as, they are now carrying out inspections on considerable amounts of tourist homes. There will be many more in 2020. Please take action so that they do not visit yours. Local Police are also collaborating in the detection of illegal tourist houses and apartments that could be... Read more »

Spanish Brexit guide

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Spanish Brexit guide

Dear clients, We wrote this Spanish Brexit guide to help prepare our British friends and clients against the dangers of Brexit over a year ago.  Much of the uncertainty still remains however so we think it is worth leaving it here. We are currently helping hundreds of British people ensure that the basics are all in place. Driving licences Spanish Residency... Read more »

Equity release on Spanish properties

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Equity release

Spanish Solutions offer Equity release on Spanish properties for seniors in Spain. Many expats are struggling in Spain with the rising costs of living here, currency fluctuations, less spendability of their pensions or investments and in some cases family or medical issues too.  Bare Ownership or Home reversion plans are now much more common in spain with 2,000 deals completed... Read more »

Division of Joint Tenancy or Changing Joint Ownership in Spain

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From time to time we receive an enquiry advising that someone is getting a divorce. One person is going to retain the Spanish apartment and the other the house in the UK, for example. Therefore they need to take one name off the Spanish property and transfer ownership to the other. So how do people go about this and how... Read more »

Supreme Court Ruling on Stamp Duty

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A Supreme Court Ruling on stamp duty has now come into force. Many people approach us to do changes of ownership of property. Also known as dissolution of joint ownership, and division of joint tenancy. Following the Madrid Supreme Court Ruling of March 2019 stamp duty will now only be paid on the outgoing share in a property transfer. As... Read more »

British buyers in Spain

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Some Property News in Spain. The Spanish notaries release some figures every year regarding the state of the property market here in Spain. We get official figures in May 2020 for the previous year but what we have seen so far is interesting.  Some of the stats have ramifications for the Brexit negotiations still ongoing with Britain and Spain. It all... Read more »

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