The Complete Guide To Buying A Property In Spain

Overseas Dreams understand that buying a property in a foreign country can seem quite daunting, however, buying a property in Spain is actually a very straightforward process if you enlist the help of a professional Master Real Estate Agency like ourselves. We help our clients from the very start, all the way to completion and even beyond with our after sales service. We have laid out a basic buyers guide to help our clients understand the general process for a safe and stress free purchase.

  1. Find your perfect property via professional master agent.
  2. Offer and agree sale price / time scale with vendor via agent.
  3. Speak with local Spanish banks, If mortgage required.
  4. Instruct Local Lawyer for property searches & conveyancing.
  5. Secure property asap with € 6000 & reservation contract.
  6. Then 2-4 weeks later when lawyers checks are completed.
  7. Exchange “private contracts” and increase deposit to 10%.
  8. If you are buying a New Build you will have to pay 30 to 40%
  9. At this point you will agree a fixed final completion date.
  10. On completion day, pay remaining 60 to 90% + buying costs.
  11. Receive keys and finally realise your Overseas Dreams.

For more information on buying or selling property on the Costa del Sol, contact Peter or any of his team on Tel: (0034) 951 551 444 or email: