Legal advice

Have you decided to build the house of your dreams in the Costa Blanca?

What an exciting prospect. Now you must make sure that you engage with the right professionals to see your dream become a reality. We can help you.

You should find out how the land you have chosen is classified according to the Spanish regulations and if it is in an area where building is allowed or not.

There can be limits on building size in relation to plot size and you need experts who can navigate through these regulations to ensure that your property complies with both national and local requirements.

Legal Advice

Our lawyers will check all legal aspects regarding the land and the building of your dream property in Spain:

  • checks at the Spanish Property Registry (registro de la propiedad)
  • inspection of the Town plan and the partial plan (plan parcial), in case you buy a plot within an urbanization
  • legal check of the sales contract before a notary
  • obtain building permits and building licenses from the architect drawings
  • check the contract signed with the builder: completion dates, payment terms, …
  • obtain the certificate of completion of the building
  • obtain the certificate of first occupancy (licencia de primera ocupación)
  • register the house at the Spanish Property Registry and declaration of new work (obra nueva)
  • obtain Spanish Ten Years insurance (seguro decenal)
  • obtain connection to utilities
  • help you to get granted mortgages if necessary

These checks and requests require a high level of professional knowledge. Our associate solicitors are well-known, respected and available through us, to you.

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