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Conveyancing services in Spain involves legally transferring home ownership from the seller to the buyer.

The conveyancing process in Spain begins when your offer on a house is accepted and  finishes when you receive the keys. Moreover, the conveyancing process in

Spain comprises of all the legal stages and processes when buying property in Spain.

Stage 1

Stage 1 of the conveyancing process in Spain comprises of searching for a Spanish home to which you will need a copy of the Nota Simple. The Nota Simple describes what you are buying, the charges and encumbrances for which the property is accountable. An annual IBI (Council tax costs) and level of community charges where applicable should be made to recognize ongoing expenses. Thereafter, it is recommended to appoint a Spanish lawyer who can ensure that fundamental legal procedures have been met.

Stage 2

Stage 2 of the conveyancing process in Spain includes signing a reservation contract and paying a reservation fee. A reservation contract will assure the Spanish property is removed from active marketing. However, prior to signing a reservation contract and paying over monies it is advised to have taken counsel from a legal representative.

Stage 3

Stage 3 of the conveyancing process in Spain describes the Private Purchase Contracts. It is standard procedure at this point for a 10% deposit to be transferred to the seller. The point the contract is signed the buyer becomes legally accountable to fulfill the payment of the property. The seller is now legally obligated to sell the property at the consensual price.

The conveyancing process in Spain undertakes the possibility to write into a purchase contract certain “get out” clauses. However if one of the clauses finally needs to be acted upon, the buyer may have to take legal action. In addition, the purchase contract also describes what expenses and what fixtures form part of the sale of the property. Prior to signing the Private Purchase Contract, the purchaser should have concluded who exactly will be buying the property.

Stage 4

Stage 4 of the conveyancing process in Spain comprises of the completion of a property purchase in Spain and  is undertaken in the offices of Notaria Publica. All parties connected to the completion in Spain must be in attendance. The aforementioned parties may include any bank personnel for redemption of a current loan or new mortgage, the seller and the buyer and their corresponding legal representatives.

Stage 5

Stage 5 of the conveyancing process in Spain entails that a copy of the deeds is given to the buyer or their legal representative. The originals are delivered to the Land Registry to be examined and recorded. The registration process can take up to three months. After the registration process has been completed, the original deeds and all invoices relating to the transaction will become obtainable.

 

Do not hesitate to contact our conveyancing law firm in Marbella, for all your legal enquires in Spain.

 

 

Spanish Decree-Law 2/2020 of March 9, on the improvement and simplification of regulations for the promotion of productive activity in Andalusia, has introduced a series of measures for Andalusia that aim to reduce administrative procedures in certain economic and productive sectors, in order to speed up access to productive activity for entrepreneurs and business people, simplifying procedures and reducing unjustified or disproportionate administrative requirements.

 

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By Welex, your multilingual conveyancing law firm in Spain.

 

Read here more about the 10 most relevant queries at the time of the purchase of a property in Spain

The digital certificate in Spain confirms our identity on the Internet both as a natural person and a legal entity. Your data will be protected every time your digital signature is used and when you make an online transaction.

Do not hesitate to contact our firm of lawyers and accountants in Marbella to obtain your digital signature in Spain.

The Spanish digital certificate is valid for three years. After those three years it will be necessary to renew it.

 

What can we do with the digital certificate in Spain?

With the Spanish digital or electronic certificate we can file, request any documentation, information or sign digitally.

For example:

Tax Agency: you can access your tax data, file your declarations, request documentation, payment letters, certifications, etc.

City councils: obtain information, documentation, receipts, and fines, file documentation, etc.

Social Security: access your work history, register with social security, get an appointment with a doctor, etc.

 

How do you obtain a digital certificate in Spain?

Obtaining your digital certificate means increasing speed and simplifying bureaucratic procedures in Spain. Do not hesitate to contact WeLex now, your lawyer and accountant in Marbella who will be able to obtain your digital signature at a reasonable cost!

 

The procedure to obtain the digital certificate in Spain is relatively simple.

To obtain the Spanish digital certificate we first need to access the page of the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre, FNMT (Royal Spanish Mint), where we will request the certificate as a natural person.

Once requested, we will receive a number in the email we have provided.

You will have to go in person to any public body that provides this service and bring your original passport or identity card along with the number that the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre FNMT (Royal Spanish Mint) has given you. They will identify you with your passport or identity card and issue the certificate that you will receive in the e-mail you have provided. If you are not Spanish, you will need to show a copy of your NIE certificate (identification number for foreigners).

You can now download the certificate. Very important, it must be done always from the same computer from which you requested it.

At Welex we can help you to obtain your digital certificate in Spain.

We will be at your side in any public organisation to obtain it.

Also if you are in another city, at Welex we can manage it remotely and indicate the exact steps you have to follow to obtain it.

 

What are the advantages of the digital certificate in Spain?

  • Security:

The documentation cannot be altered or manipulated

  • Procedures:

You will be able to carry out formalities from your computer without having to travel and avoid long queues.

  • Savings:

You will save on paper, time, travel and work

If you need to obtain a digital certificate and would like Welex to advise you, do not hesitate to contact Welex, a firm of lawyers and economists in Marbella. Our office will manage your request before the National Mint for the issuance of the certificate and we will be at your side in any public body for this purpose, always with an exquisite treatment.

This blog has been written by Welex, your lawyer in Spain and accountant in Marbella.

For more information of a legal, fiscal, accounting or labour nature, do not hesitate to contact Welex, your lawyer, economist and tax advisor in Marbella.

To read more about the digital certificate in Spain click here 

 

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