Recovering Off-Plan deposits from banks

Dear readers, After years of protracted legal ordeal, stress and suffering, there is hope. Homebuyers affected by the property market crisis, are finally recovering the money they paid for holiday homes that were never built. A landmark ruling in Spain’s supreme court in December 21st 2015 (STS 5263/2015) is the key. This Ruling takes as a reference…

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Qui paie la taxe foncière (IBI en espagnol) dans le cas d’une vente de propriété ?

Conformément à la réglementation fiscale, l’IBI correspond à celui qui possède la propriété au 1er janvier de l’année de la vente. Tout accord privé entre le vendeur et l’acheteur en vertu duquel, le paiement est réparti au prorata des mois proportionnels pendant lesquels chaque partie aurait disposait de la propriété, concerne uniquement les parties, sans…

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Tenancy problems

A real enquiry made by a new client “Good morning Mr Beuzón. I’m having tenancy problems. I am currently renting a villa. The landlord demands the rent to be paid in cash every month. To avoid declaring the rent as an income. Moreover, I’ve been told that the bank is repossessing the dwelling. Can I…

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