It is crucial to have clear from the outset the real costs you will face when you buy property in Spain. It is equally important to be clear about the ongoing costs you will face as a property owner in Spain. It is your responsibility to be informed and do your own numbers, rather than rely on the claims of others. However, in this article we explain other aspects that it is advisable to know:
We can all look at as many brochures and websites as time allows, but there is no substitute for visiting the Orihuela Costa and viewing a selection of property. We recommend that you book your flight tickets a little in advance to achieve the best price. Most airports have a low cost airline that flies to either Alicante (Orihuela Costa) or Valencia.
We strongly recommend that you spend no more that two or three days viewing property. It is better to see a selection of 10 homes that meet your precise requirements - and then to go away to reflect on what you have seen.
If you a see a property that you really like, you can ask for the home to be reserved for 24 hours. This costs nothing and there is no obligation to buy. It simply allows you to go away and “sleep on it" - without the worry of the property being sold.
When you have found your ideal property, a non-refundable holding deposit of 3,000€ to 6,000€ will be required. This will guarantee the removal of the property from the market. This deposit forms part of a legal contract, which holds the price of the property as agreed at the time of paying the deposit and guarantees you will not be affected by any future price increases.This sum is part of the cost of the home and is not an extra payment. It will either be deducted from the price of the home or refunded on completion of the sale.This sum is paid directly to the builder or developer and a receipt will be issued to you. Most developers will accept this payment in the form of a personal cheque, credit card payment, bank transfer or cash.
A sales contract will be drawn up by the developer for your agreement and signature. Your lawyer will inspect the contract and advise you accordingly.Your lawyer will carry out the necessary searches and investigations on the property. The lawyer will ensure that the monies are paid over in a secure manner, that the title deeds are finalised and that the property is yours, all legally signed and secured.
No. Just as in your country, you can instruct your Lawyer to act on your behalf, even for the final completion. This is done by granting “Power of Attorney" to your lawyer.
When purchasing a new property in Spain, you will generally be required to make staged payments.These staged payments vary, depending on the developer. Typically, 20% to 50% will be required within 30 to 60 days of signing the contract. The balance is paid upon completion and the signing of the deeds.However, before you enter into any contract you will be informed of the dates and amounts of any payments.
Take your time to take a look at our catalogue of properties where you can find all the villas, bungalows, and townhouses that we have available. With a wealth of experience in Spanish Residential and Investment Property Sales, the multicultural team at Smart Properties has a unique understanding and knowledge of the local area thanks to their individual involvement acquired over many years.
If your dream is to live in a Mediterranean place near the sea, a very interesting option is our houses for sale in La Marina Urbanization Alicante. This corner is located on the Costa Blanca South and offers a privileged climate with sun 320 days a year and practically no rain. Here you will not only forget about the bad weather conditions of your country, but you will soon be able to make friends and you will feel at home from the first moment:
If you are a nature lover, you can satisfy your dreams through the trails around the urbanization and the "La Marquesa" golf course with well-cared landscapes and modern facilities to enjoy this summer. If you really like the sea, a few minutes away you will find the Blue Flag beaches of Guardamar del Segura, famous for their services, their fine sand and their warm and clean waters. Do you like Spanish gastronomy ? The Marina Urbanization, in addition to offering international restaurants of all kinds, allows you to enjoy very rich and healthy Mediterranean dishes.
Why are our houses for sale in La Marina Urbanization Alicante highly valued? They are located in the most desirable areas of the Costa Blanca South due to their proximity to the sea, golf and Alicante International Airport. In addition, they are also highly demanded by:
Another of the things that they like most about our properties for sale in La Marina Urbanization is their low-consumption interior and exterior lighting that, at the same time, offers a very pleasant and welcoming atmosphere.
Do you have any questions about our houses for sale in La Marina Urbanization Alicante? Do you want to know more about our real estate? And about the purchase process? Would you like information about the procedure? You can explore our website and visit the “ Who we are ” or “Services” sections to clarify your ideas or, on the contrary, you can contact our real estate agency directly to save time and also get to know us. Our agents will speak your language fluently and without problems. Send an email to email@example.com or contact us through:
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