Spain stands as the second most visited country in the world with over 84 million visitors every year. I won’t go into what makes living in Spain so appealing as it would take me weeks to do a write up! Besides, it’s off the point. What matters is that it’s a beautiful country to get lost in.
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.