Latest News & Updates from LCP Spain

COVID IS NOT STOPPING PEOPLE BUYING ON THE COSTA DEL SOL!

COVID IS NOT STOPPING PEOPLE BUYING ON THE COSTA DEL SOL!

While we are all getting used to a new way of living, here in Spain some things are the same, but different.Our day to day practices may be undergoing many changes, but the basics in our lives remain the same. One such thing is the purchase of the pr
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The trends that the coronavirus has brought to housing ... and that are here to stay

The trends that the coronavirus has brought to housing ... and that are here to stay

The unexpected crisis caused by the coronavirus has brought the real estate recovery stage that started in 2014 to a halt. In the coming quarters, the housing market is facing a drop in sales, the mortgage firm, prices and operations investment. If t
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HOLIDAY RENTAL PROPERTY LICENCES TO BE DECIDED BY THE COMMUNITY

HOLIDAY RENTAL PROPERTY LICENCES TO BE DECIDED BY THE COMMUNITY

March 6th brought into effect the new law in Spain regarding property rentals. While most of the law deals with Long term rentals, there is a major change to short term.
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If you own or rent out your property in Spain… You MUST KNOW THIS!!

If you own or rent out your property in Spain… You MUST KNOW THIS!!

The Spanish Tax Office is Penalising Undeclared Holiday Rental Property Owners with fines of up to 150% AND Non-Resident owners who fail to do a Tax Return in Spain.
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Watch the letterbox… The Spanish Tax man has been busy!

Watch the letterbox… The Spanish Tax man has been busy!

Watch the letterbox… The Spanish Tax man has been busy!
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2018 annual Spanish housing report

2018 annual Spanish housing report

HOUSING PRICES ON THE UP, BUT STILL A FAR CRY FROM PRE-CRISIS LEVELS In 2017, housing prices consistently grew across the whole of Spain, especially in the more fast-paced markets. According to the Housing Price Index (Índice de Precios de Vivienda.
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Neighboring communities may charge up to 20% of their expenses to the owner of a tourist apartment

Neighboring communities may charge up to 20% of their expenses to the owner of a tourist apartment

The Council of Ministers today approved a royal decree-law of urgent measures of rental law in which are addressed, among other issues, an extension of the mandatory of contracts from three to five years and the tacit from one to three, as well as li
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New rules to get a mortgage in Spain

New rules to get a mortgage in Spain

The amendments to the new Mortgage Law have been developed based the conditions of “material transparency”. This transparency  must be met between banks, clients and notaries when formalizing a mortgage. This requires a series of new obligations
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Are the British still buying Spanish property?

Are the British still buying Spanish property?

Planning your strategy for the new year? Wondering which nationalities you’ll receive enquiries from in the coming months? Or trying to work out the effect of endless Brexit negotiations on the Spanish housing market? We’ve got the answers We’v
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Latest Holiday Rental News

Latest Holiday Rental News

Those of you who rent your property as Holiday lets on the Costa del Sol will know of the change of Law since Feb’ 2016 when it became law to have a licence to rent out your property. Since then,while over 25,000 owners have complied with the law,
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Booking.com Banning Unregistered Properties

Booking.com Banning Unregistered Properties

Booking.com has sent the email below to all it’s Andalucia Clients. How many of you have received it? “….Dear Partner, We would like to inform you of the following requirements imposed by the touristic accommodation regulations in Andalusia
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Andalucia Holiday Rental Law

Andalucia Holiday Rental Law

The law in Andalucia has Changed since May 11th 2016. From this date properties rented for periods of less than 2 months Must register with the Junta de Andalucia. Failure to do so can result in fines starting at €3000. The VFT or Number of Registr
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