Buying in Granada Spain

Purchase your property with Granada estate agency

Why choose Granada estate agency to help purchase your property?

Office

Granada estate agency have a high street office which is based in Alhama de Granada, Granada province Spain, when choosing an estate agency its very important they have a office based in the are you area looking. There are companies that are based in the UK or other provinces which may be hard to have face to face contact. Our office is open 5 days per week and we are here for our clients both before and after the sale. Being based in the area we are experts in the local property market and have great local knowledge and contacts.

Personal

Granada estate agency's agents are fully trained estate agents based in the Granada area. We offer local knowledge of the property market and property law. We believe in quality and not quantity. we aim to give our buyers a professional 5 star service. We will arrange and accompany you on all viewings. we don't only sell you the property we introduce you to the area. With over 15 years of being in the Granada area we can introduce you to local contacts and make sure you settle in as stress free as possible. we will go out of our way to make sure our purchasers settle in to their new area and home.

No comission for the Purchaser

As we are an estate agency and not a property brokers, the purchaser pays no commission to the estate agency. our commission is paid by the seller. We offer our sellers very competitive rates on commissions meaning our buyers are able to have a lower offer accepted than with other agency which charge high commission rates. We also do not collaborate with brokers. Unfortunately for buyers Brokers claim to charge only the buyer a low commission where infact the seller has to pay twice the commission and also the buyer pays commission which means the 3x the commission. In our case we only are paid by the seller meaning you save money.

Reputation

When selecting your estate agency its very important to select a agency with a great reputation. Always check the agency google reviews. Granada estate agency has fantastic reviews and we always aim to go that extra mile to please our clients and keep our great reputation.

Property Knowledge

Our agents visit and evaluate every property we advertise. Meaning we can match our clients to the correct properties and areas and answer in detail any questions clients have. We don't property share with brokers or other estate agency's and would never take a client to a property we have never seen or would never agree to a viewing without first being in direct contact with the client to make sure the property is suitable. For instance we wouldn't take a elderly non driver to a property in the countryside an hours walk up a steep track to the shops. Our knowledge saves your valuable time.

Up to date website

We have personally visited all our properties advertised on our website and are in direct contact with our sellers. Our web site is kept up to date 7 days per week with the latest price reductions. We have access to 100% of all properties advertised on our website. We reply to all clients inquiries within 24hrs

We will accompany you on all viewings
Here for you to guide you every step of the way
We dont just show you properties, we are your guide to the area
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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. 

 

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Recommended places to stay when viewing with Granada estate agency

Hotel Balneario

La Seguiriya

El Ventorro

La Maroma Rooms

El Molinillo