Buying Guide

Do you want to buy a seafront property in Costa Blanca, Spain? If so, here we make available to you our buying guide. You will find the most relevant information related with the local property market and the purchase process.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IN ORDER TO PUT A PROPERTY ON THE MARKET

  • Deeds (and also of the mortgage, if it has)
  • Passport and N.I.E number (we can process it for you)
  • Habitation Certificate (it has a validity of 5 years in Orihuela Costa and, we can process it for you)
  • Energy Certificate (we can process it for you)
  • Electricity and water bills
  • Suma bill (IBI)
  • Last Community bill
  • Inventory list of the things left in the house
  • Complete set of keys

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BUY A HOUSE

  • Passport and N.I.E number (we can process it for you)
  • Private contract o deposit contract
  • When both parts reach a purchase agreement, they must sign it and, the buyer deposits an amount of money as a signal to reverse the house which, is usually a 10% of the house value. In it, it must be reflected:
    • The object that is transmited
    • Property description
    • Price
    • Method of payment
    • Terms in case one of the involved parts withdraws or, if the buyer is pending a contract that is not granted.
  • Militar Certificate (if the buyer is Non nacional of the European Union)

OVERHEAD EXPENSES FOR BUYING A PROPERTY

  • Notary (depending on if there is a mortgage or not)
  • Registration
  • Solicitor or legal adviser
  • Taxes (10% of the deeds value)

OVERHEAD EXPENSES FOR SELLING A PROPERTY

  • Plusvalía (Local tax)
  • IBI of the current year (Local tax)
  • If the property has a mortgage:
  • Bank expenses
  • Notary expenses
  • Registration expenses
  • Solicitor or legal adviser expenses
  • 3% of the deeds value if, the seller is Non resident in Spain (but, if you, as the seller, have not made any economic profit selling the house, you can get that 3% back and, we can process it for you).
  • Community Certificate.

We hope that this information will be useful for you. Feel free to contact us if you need more information about our services and properties for sale. Remember that to buy a seafront property in Costa Blanca, Spain, is easy with Maraiso.