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by Michael Davies
News and opinion on European and Spanish regulations affecting ex-pats who retire, play or invest in Spain
Michael Davies is a Spanish lawyer specialised in probate, inheritance tax and inheritance related litigation for ex-pats in Spain.
How much does it cost to sell a property in Spain? There are basically five expenses: 1. Capital gains tax, 2. Plusvalía tax 3. Solicitors fee. 4. Estate agent´s fee 5. Energy efficiency certificate. CAPITAL GAINS TAX:.The situation varies depending if you are a resident or non-resident of Spain. (having a certificate of residencia comunitaria
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When you finish paying your Spanish mortgage do not forget that you need to ask the bank to sign the cancelation deed and present it to the property register. Do not wait until you need to sell the property





Plusvalia tax

Updated on the  8/3/2017 to take into account the changes introduced by sentence of 16 of February of 2017 the “Tribunal Consititucional ” which considers that the town halls should not charge plusvalía tax when the property is sold at a loss. QUESTION: I understand that if I sell my property I need to think
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SELL A PROPERTY IN SPAIN? Post updated 11/12/2017 Question: What taxes and fees will we have to pay if we sell our property in Spain? Answer: The situation varies depending if you are a resident or non-resident of Spain. (having a certificate of residencia comunitaria is not sufficient proof
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