4 Services to have when buying in Spain

Space Marbella

1. Trusted Estate Agent

A trusted, reliable estate agent will save you money and time.
All agents work in an agency network, this means that our property experts have access to every property for sale in all areas.
By chosing to work one on one with Space Real Estate you can be assured that our team of property co ordinators and property experts will be on hand to conduct all your on the ground research, enabaling you to put togteher a comprehensive shorlist of properties to view.

The property experts at Space Real Estate can help provide detailed information about the area or city you’re looking at and help you all through the buying process.
Space Real Estate property experts have acces to every property for sale so they will always be direct and honest in helping you find your dream property, that's the real value of our company.
Do back ground research on social media and reviews on any company you are thinking of working with.

2. Lawyer

Choosing a reliable lawyer
It is strongly recommended that you choose an independent lawyer who specialises in Spanish land law (urbanismo). We recommend that you also check that your future lawyer is registered with the local bar association (Colegio de Abogados).
A good place to start is a list of English speaking lawyers certified by the Spanish Law Assosiation (Colegio de Abogados)

The Spanish property conveyancing system is different to the UK system so you should ensure that those involved in the transaction are qualified and experienced in Spain.

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3. Currency Exchange 

Now you probably have a bank account in your home country with your budget in your local currency and will need to transfer this money to a Spanish bank account in euro. Calling your home bank asking them to transfer the money would certainly be one way to go about it but could lead to inflated rates and potentially carry extra fees.
A currency exchange company can help solve this problem by offering competitive FX rates whilst at the same time providing you with a quick and hassle free transfer, we have received great feedback from clients who have used their service.
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4. Mortgage Broker

Contact a reputable independent Spanish mortgage broker to establish exactly what your  budget is and the best way to maximise it.  Just make sure you go to a specialist Mortgage Broker who is fully licensed, regulated by the Bank of Spain and holds all of the necessary financial qualifications.

You’ll no doubt have a budget in mind, and the mortgage broker is there to help you work out exactly how much you can afford, and make your budget work hard for you.  
And once you have that Mortgage pre-approval you’re well on your way to purchasing your dream property!

You’d be surprised at how many people view lots of prospective properties, before they know if they can actually raise the necessary finance to buy the property. So it’s key to find out your buying power first – and with our knowledge and expertise, and our Agreement in Principle service, we can open up more options than you perhaps ever thought possible!

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