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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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Is the builder finished in your house?

Is the builder finished in your house?

I bet you are delighted with your new terrace, or that garage conversion or the kitchen extension. So much extra space to the property makes it a better home, better investment and obviously more appealing should you decide to sell. Many property own
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Cabo Royale

Cabo Royale

Hello !! We have BIG news!! Cabopino in the beautiful Marbella is holding its breath for the launch of CABOROYALE. If you want more information about these fully licensed Villas before they are launched to the general market, get in touch with us no
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Official Property Figures Released

Official Property Figures Released

Official Property Figures Released And it’s no surprise! ANDALUCIA UP 31% Having just returned from the Manchester ‘A Place in the Sun’ exposition we needed no convincing. The Baltic like temperatures of -2 that felt like -8 did not deter the
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British Buyers Still Happily Buying Spanish Properties Pre-Brexit

British Buyers Still Happily Buying Spanish Properties Pre-Brexit

Recently released reports From The Spanish Land Registry prove that, despite the rumour machines saying otherwise, British Buyers are still spending their Pounds on Spanish Property. The last three months of 2017, long after the Brexit vote, UK
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Some changes in Andalucia’s holiday rental licence law and an easy way to fix it!

Some changes in Andalucia’s holiday rental licence law and an easy way to fix it!

It is just over two years since the introduction of the Holiday Rental Licence in Andalucia or the VFT Licence as it is commonly known.  Since then almost 27,000 properties have been granted a holiday rental licence, although many are still, in the
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When is a Deal a Really Good Deal?

When is a Deal a Really Good Deal?

Recently LCPSpain have been selling quite a lot of bank repossession villas and apartments. Since the improvement of finances and cash flow for many overseas buyers and investors, the amount of mortgages being issued by the banks has increased g
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Time to let you in on the Latest News!

Time to let you in on the Latest News!

Here at LCPSpain we are delighted our business continues to grow.  Thanks to the support of our clients, working with us availing of our different services, we are thrilled to be launching our new website in the next few days.  Busy Times! Alo
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What Every Property Owner Should Know

What Every Property Owner Should Know

Every day I am told by one owner or another that they don’t need to pay tax on their Spanish property as they pay tax in their home country. I’m afraid this just isn’t true and now with the advent of Rental Licenses and Sharing of information b
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FIRST OCCUPATION LICENCE, it is a must to register your Holiday Rental Property

FIRST OCCUPATION LICENCE, it is a must to register your Holiday Rental Property

The Latest Development from The Council of Tourism at Junta de Andalucía is that they are putting all their efforts into issuing a fines (€2.000 minimum) to each owner who has registered their property as a Holiday Rental Property without having a
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Registration of Holiday Rental Properties is on the up

Registration of Holiday Rental Properties is on the up

Owners of Holiday Rental Properties are realising that in order to comply with the new laws and avoid the hefty fines, they must register their properties with Junta De Andalucia. With over 33 new properties being registered every day according to t
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All you need to know to register your Holiday Rental Property at Police Station

All you need to know to register your Holiday Rental Property at Police Station

As you will be aware Legal Costa Properties are experts regarding Holiday Rental  properties and the Law. Reputable Rental Property Owners are aware that they must register their Property with the Junta De Andalucia, as detailed in our link https:/
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Do You Have a Holiday Rental Property in Andalucia?

Do You Have a Holiday Rental Property in Andalucia?

Illegal, Unregistered Holiday Rental Homes get hefty fines Seville, The capital of Andalucia has issued the first police fines under the Law Introduced to the region in February 2016. The Law states that all short term holiday rental properties in An
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FIRST OCCUPATION LICENCE

FIRST OCCUPATION LICENCE

One of the requirements to register your Property as a Holiday Rental Property is the provision of a FIRST OCCUPATION LICENCE. This is the licence granted by the Town Hall when a property or development is first build, inspected and passed over to th
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Am I due a Refund for my mortgage costs?

Am I due a Refund for my mortgage costs?

Recently Sabadell, Santander, BBVA, Bankia, CaixaBank and Ibercaja have revised their conditions and now pay 30% approx. of the mortgage costs. Why only 30%?? Well, in December 2015, The Spanish Supreme Court ruled that mortgage costs, introduced by
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A Few Things To Include In Your Holiday Rental Welcome Book

A Few Things To Include In Your Holiday Rental Welcome Book

When you’re deciding what to include in your vacation rental welcome book, there is one thing you have to always bear in mind: every point should be helpful for a guest who is brand new to the area and your home. That means doing a bit of mind read
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