Legal support for Residents & Non Resident Property Owners
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The law in Andalucía has Changed since May 11th 2016. From this date properties rented for periods of less than 2 months Must register with the Junta De Andalucía.
Failure to do so can result in fines starting at €3000. The VFT or Number of Registration MUST be shown on all advertisements to rent the property , On line and in all publications.
If you are planning a move to Spain, knowing where to start can be a difficult process, and so you may consider scouring the web for an ideal property.
But what if there was a better way to conduct your property search?
Between the legalities and formalities of purchasing properties in Spain, finding a property that suits your needs.
Even if you don’t need a visa to stay in Spain, you might want to consider getting a NIE (Número de Identificación de Extranjero – Foreigner Identification Number) and a Tarjeta de Residencia. These make you a legal resident in Spain and are necessary for employment and other matters.
Registering your holiday rental property includes the provision of various documents, some of which, you may not already have. One such document is a First Occupation License. Each case differs and at LEGAL COSTA we are experienced at outsourcing missing documentation, obtaining catastral details, copies of deeds and such like.
Owning a property in Spain , but living in another country, obliges the owner to file an annual tax return in relation to that property. This applies even if you are Tax compliant in your own country.Owners who rent their property out for payment can also claim tax relief against the costs incurred in renting the property.
We strive to make your time in your holiday home just that, a place to relax, unwind and most of all, stress free. Personally owned and managed, the service you will receive is just that… personal. Because this is where Legal Costa began, it is an area very close to our hearts and for this reason we ONLY operate in the area between La Zagaleta in Marbella, Down to the coast and as far as Benalmádena.
LEGAL COSTA can assist you with installing Internet, Telephone, Electricity, Gas, Water, Alarm, and Security services. We are also experts in providing insurance quotations for property, motor, pets, life, contents, not forgetting personal medical and travel insurance.
Maybe you have already found your dream property with another company. Are you sure it’s legal? Do you want a second opinion? Do you know how well it will serve your purposes?
It will save you a lot of money in the future by investing a litlle money now, and discussing your proposed purchase with one our unbiased property experts.
he days of booking a cleaner or a maintenance man and paying cash are over. In order for you to claim tax relief on the costs incurred in running your Spanish property you will needs receipts for all your Spanish expenditures. LEGAL COSTA can arrange employment contracts for your service providers freeing you from risk of a fine from Social Security.