Your Ultimate Guide to Buying Property in Spain


Discover Your Dream Home in Sunny Spain

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to purchasing property in Spain! Whether you're dreaming of a coastal villa, a city apartment, or a rustic countryside retreat, our expert team is here to help you every step of the way.

Why Spain?

Stunning Landscapes: From the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the azure waters of the Mediterranean, Spain boasts diverse and breathtaking landscapes that appeal to all tastes. Our team can help you find the perfect setting that matches your lifestyle and preferences.
Vibrant Culture: Immerse yourself in Spain's vibrant culture, from UNESCO World Heritage sites to local festivals and traditions. Whether you're a history buff, art enthusiast, or foodie, Spain has something to offer everyone.
Relaxed Lifestyle: Embrace the renowned Spanish lifestyle of siestas, tapas, and long evenings spent socializing with friends and family. Whether you're retiring or seeking a holiday home, Spain's relaxed lifestyle awaits you.


Your Stress-Free Buying Process

1. Personalized Consultation:

Schedule a consultation with our experienced team to discuss your specific requirements, including budget, location preferences, and property features. During this consultation, we'll:
Understand Your Needs: Take the time to understand your unique needs and preferences, including desired property type, size, amenities, and location.
Evaluate Your Budget: Discuss your budget constraints and financial goals to ensure we present you with options that align with your financial situation
Provide Expert Advice: Offer personalized advice and recommendations based on our extensive knowledge of the Spanish real estate market. Whether you're a first-time buyer or an experienced investor, we'll tailor our guidance to meet your individual needs.
Create a Customized Plan: Develop a customized plan to help you achieve your property ownership goals. Whether you're looking for a permanent residence, vacation home, or investment property, we'll outline a clear path forward.

2. Explore Properties:

Dive into our extensive portfolio of handpicked properties, where you'll find:
Detailed Descriptions: Get comprehensive insights into each property, including features, amenities and unique selling points.
Expert Guidance: Our knowledgeable team is available to provide additional information, answer questions, and schedule property viewings based on your preferences.
High-Resolution Photos: Visualize yourself in your potential new home with high-quality images showcasing every angle of the property.
Virtual Tours: Take a virtual walkthrough of selected properties from the comfort of your own home. Explore rooms, outdoor spaces, and views as if you were there in person.
Interactive Map Search: Use our interactive map search feature to narrow down properties based on location, neighbourhood amenities, and proximity to points of interest.
Saved Searches and Favorites: Create an account to save your favorite properties and searches, making it easy to revisit and compare listings at any time.

3. Expert Legal Guidance:

Our team of bilingual lawyers specializes in Spanish real estate law and will guide you through every step of the purchasing process. This includes:
Contract Review: Thoroughly review all legal documents, including purchase contracts and agreements, to ensure they accurately reflect the terms of your agreement with the seller.
Due Diligence: Conduct comprehensive due diligence to verify the property's legal status, ownership history, and any potential encumbrances or liabilities.
Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and requirements, including property transfer taxes, registration fees, and zoning laws.
Escrow Services: Facilitate secure escrow services to hold funds and documents until the transaction is completed, providing peace of mind for both buyers and sellers.

4. Flexible Financing Options:

Take advantage of our partnerships with leading banks to explore competitive mortgage options. Our financing options include:
Interest Rates: We'll help you navigate to the most interesting current interest rates and select a mortgage with terms that suit your budget and financial goals. Spanish banks lend for the foreign nationals up to 70% of the property value.
Loan Terms: Choose from a variety of loan terms, ranging from short-term to long-term, to find a repayment schedule that works for you. Spanish banks offer mostly mortgages for 20-30 years with flexible possibilities to pay down the mortgage. Minimum amount of mortgage in Spain is 40 000 EUR.
Down Payment Requirements: We'll provide guidance on down payment requirements and explore options for financing your property purchase. In order to remove the property from the market and block the purchase price, you will have to pay reservation fee.
Additional Fees: Our team will explain all associated fees, including mortgage arrangement fees, valuation fees, and insurance premiums, to ensure full transparency throughout the financing process.

5. Transparent Pricing:

Receive a comprehensive breakdown of all costs associated with purchasing property in Spain. Buyer needs to budget around 13,5% on top of purchased price:
Property Transfer Tax (ITP) for second-hand property: Percentage of the purchase price paid to the regional government as a tax on property transfers ranging 6-10%.
VAT or IVA: 10% VAT applied only for new properties which is payable throughout the project completion with the stage payments.
Notary and Legal Fees: Charges ranging from 1% to 2% for notarial and legal services related to the drafting, review, and execution of legal documents required for the property transaction.
Registration Fees: Costs associated with registering the property transfer with the Land Registry to establish legal ownership rights.
Stamp Duty: 1 -1,5% is required to be paid to the government at the completion for all new build properties.
Ongoing Expenses: Anticipated recurring costs such as property taxes (IBI), community fees, garbage collection tax, utilities, and insurances to help you budget for homeownership.

6. Negotiation and Support:

Our skilled negotiators will advocate on your behalf throughout the negotiation process. We will:
Market Analysis: Conduct a thorough market analysis to determine the fair market value of the property and develop a strategic negotiation strategy.
Offer Preparation: Assist you in preparing a competitive offer that reflects market conditions, property features, and your budget.
Counteroffer Management: Manage the negotiation process, including counteroffers and concessions, to reach a mutually beneficial agreement with the seller.
Contract Negotiation: Review and negotiate contract terms, conditions, and contingencies to protect your interests and minimize risks.
Conflict Resolution: Mediate any disputes or issues that may arise during the negotiation process, leveraging our expertise and experience to find amicable solutions.

7. Seamless Completion:

On the day of completion, our team will ensure a smooth and stress-free finalization of the purchase process


Your Trusted Partner in Spanish Real Estate

With our personalized service, local expertise, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Luxury Home Investments is your trusted partner in finding your perfect property in Spain. Contact us today to begin your journey to homeownership in paradise!

Disclaimer: Luxury Home Investments provide this buyers guide for information purposes only, it is not intended to replace professional advice and should be usedx just as a guide.