Why choose Granada estate agency to help purchase your property?
The purchase process in Spain
The property purchase process in Spain is very straight forward and we can talk you through step by step of our no risk purchase process. Once you find the property we must first make an offer and have the offer accepted via the vendor. Once the offer is accepted we can recommend local English speaking solicitors to undertake the legal checks. No deposit is to be paid until the solicitor has undertaken the legal checks which takes 3 working days. Once the solicitor has undertaken the legal checks they will prepare a contracto de compraventa (deposit contract) which both purchaser and seller must sign and then the deposit is paid to the seller.
You must then
1. A NIE number (national tax identification number) is needed to sign the title deeds in the notary public, we must apply for this in the local police station, Granada Estate Agency offers a free of charge NIE number service to all clients buying a property through us.
2. The purchaser will need to open a Spanish bank account to set up utility bills on completion of the purchase. The deposit for the deposit contract and the full funds for the purchase are sent to the purchasers solicitors client account.
Breakdown of buying costs
The Buying costs in Spain are approximately 11% (cash buyer) or 14%(mortgage) of the purchase price
- Notary expenses approximately 1%
- Stamp duty approximately 8%
- Land Registry fees approximately 1%
- Lawyer fees approximately 1% with a minimum fee of approximately 1000 Euros.
Granada Estate Agency
Why choose the Granada Province?
Granada Estate Agency covers Granada province and we have a large selection of properties throughout the entire province. Stunning Granada province is located in the region of Andalucía. It offers you a wide range of locations and climates, from skiing in the Sierra Nevada in the morning to sunbathing on the beaches of the Costa Tropical in the afternoon. There are beautiful national parks and the city of Granada is full of Moorish architecture and culture. Granada province has something to offer for everyone.
We recommend Granada province to clients looking for the real unspoiled Spain, who might be looking to integrate into the Spanish community. If you appreciate Spanish culture, amazing scenery and great property prices, Granada province could be the perfect place for your holiday home, permanent residence or property investment.
The Granada province has a various of landscapes and climates. The Costa tropical is part of the Granada province and starts from Almunecar and follows the coast to Motril and enjoys a variation of different coastal towns such as the white washed fortress town of Salobrena, The laid back surfing town of La Herradura, the larger holiday resort of Almunecar and the port town of Motril. Coming inland from the coast there are fantastic roads and motorways connecting Granada city to the coast. On our way from the coast to Granada city we pass through the tropical valleys of the Lecrin valley which is made up of 6 traditinally Spanish white washed villages and has stunning scenery of the Sierra Nevada mountains and various lakes. Granada city was recently voted the most beautiful city in Spain and walking through the narrow streets its almost like taking a trip back in time. Granada offers history, culture, shows, restaurants, tours, shops. There truly is something for everyone in Granada city and its the perfect place to explore. 40 minutes from Granada city direction toward Malaga we come to The historical hot springs town of Alhama de Granada which is one of the oldest towns in the Granada province and is full of Roman and Moorish architecture and overlooks the famous gorge and is surrounded by national park. Only 20 minutes from Alhama there is Lake Bermejales which is in the top 10 places to visit in Andalucia.