Brexit is already making its mark and has left a series of inconveniences for British people who want to buy homes in Spain. As explained in this recent article, there are certain areas in Spain where a permit from the Ministry of Defence is required in order to purchase a property or land.
In Spain, the "contrato de arras", known in English as a deposit contract or deposit agreement, is a fundamental document and, in most cases, an essential requirement to seal an agreement for the purchase of a property in Spain.
On 31st December 2020 everything changed for the United Kingdom and its economic ties with the European Union. Brexit has left a series of drawbacks for the British and their ties with Spain, and among them is residential investment.
A nota simple is a legal document you will often hear in Spain. In this short post we give a brief outline on what it is and why it is so useful. It’s important for a host of reasons and applies to a large number of cases.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has attracted all our attention since last year, Brexit seems to have taken a backseat. However, there are still many expats living in Spain, or indeed Brits preparing to move to the Iberian Peninsula, who have many valid questions about residency in Spain after Brexit.
Spain has become Europe’s leading Golden Visa supplier. Thousands of non-EU nationals, and their families, have attained a coveted Golden Visa since its inception in 2013. They have collectively invested well over 2 billion euros.