One of the few upsides of the coronavirus pandemic is that buyers who have lost money on off-plan deposits in the past have extra time to make a claim. The deadline for such claims was originally October 2020, but it is now the end of the year. Sun Lawyers CEO Jose Maria has helped buyers recover deposits on a no win, no fee basis and is currently 14 of 14 in successful applications on behalf of clients. Jose Maria was…
This year, due to COVID19, SUMA has modified the voluntary period for the payment of the IBI (Property Tax) year 2020 for Alicante province (except Alicante and Xabia/Javea). It will be from the 17th August to the 6th November. If you already have a direct debit order, SUMA will take the payment from your account on the 2nd of November. For more details visit the SUMA website
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On Friday 3 July Sun Lawyers hosted its latest webinar in conjunction with an estate agent and a currency specialist on the subject of selling a property in Spain.
Under normal circumstances, appointing a Power of Attorney (POA) isn’t a service required by every British person buying property in Spain. However, recent events have shown just how valuable it can be to all non-resident buyers. Since the end of January, Brexit and the countdown to the end of the transition period has disrupted the application process for NIEs and residency permits, mainly in areas popular with expats.
Purchasing a property is one of the largest and important investment decisions we make at any stage of our life. It is obviously key for the buyer that their interests are protected, and that nothing goes wrong during the purchase process and that their monies are investment. Sun Lawyers makes sure that purchasers have all the correct clauses within the purchase contract and that they are 100% protected.
Whether you are the owner of a property in Spain and you’re letting it out, or you are a tenant, you must make sure that you are protected with a rental contract. Here is a helpful guide about what a Rental Contract is, and why it protects you.
Buying a home in Spain is not a decision to be taken lightly. The decision to proceed, when added to the bureaucracy and lengthy purchase procedures in Spain, means choosing the right lawyer can make all the difference.
How Does Power of Attorney Work in Spain? If you decide to buy a property in Spain, it may not always be possible to be in Spain in person to sign utility contracts, property deeds, tax matters, or to apply for any necessary documentation required for any of the previous. So appointing a lawyer to act on your behalf through Power of Attorney would be the best way to proceed. What is a Power of Attorney and who I can…