Preliminary Research… and Making the Right Preparations

We appreciate that moving home can be a daunting prospect – especially if you are relocating to another country. Here at VIVA we would like to help to make that transition as smooth and straightforward as possible. To that end, in this Legal Advice section we have compiled an authoritative check-list of information related to Spanish law… in connection with purchasing a property plus many other important administrative processes.

Sound preparation and research go a long way towards easing your path to success when beginning a new life on the Costa del Sol and, with our many years of experience, we know all the tried, tested and most practical ways to make that happen as stress-free as possible.

We have helped thousands of people just like you to find their Costa del Sol dream home and lifestyle, so get in touch with VIVA today and let us do the hard work for you. If you have any questions that aren’t covered in these sections, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly and knowledgeable Customer Services team by using the help box.

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Information about setting up a bank account in Spain

Setting up a Bank Account

Most accounts work the same way as in the rest of Europe...

Valuable Advice

Basic information about Applying for Residency in Spain

Applying for Residency

Entitled to similar rights as a nationalised Spaniard...

More Information

Registering with the Town Hall

Registering with the Town Hall

Full-time residents required to register on the “padrón”...

Key Points

Spanish Golden Visa is a golden ticket to the Costa del Sol

Golden Visa

Residency-by-investment incentive for property buyers...

FAST-TRACK RESIDENCY

Legal advice and Tax Advantages to buying on the Costa del Sol

Tax Advantages

It pays to register for Spanish residency...

Reasons Why

Legal advice: Property and Income

Property and Income

Taxes that need to be paid annually...

What They Are

How to obtain your NIE Number

NIE Numbers

Important foreigner's identification...

Process Outlined

What is the Nota Simple and how do I obtain it?

Nota Simple

Comprehensive property report...

Obtaining the Document

Catastral Value explained

Catastral Value

Property's capital estimate...

Making the Calculation

Inheritance Law - why it is a good idea to make a will

Inheritance Law

Always a good idea to make a Spanish will...

Main Benefits

Contact yourVIVA for any further financial information you require

Mortgage & Currency Exchange

Other key advice about living on the Costa del Sol...

Financial Guide

PLEASE NOTE: Every effort was made to check the accuracy of the information contained within our “Legal Advice” articles at the time of writing, but it may have been superseded over time. VIVA cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions, nor for the authenticity of any claims or statements made by third parties. We therefore strongly recommend that readers of these articles make their own thorough checks before entering into any kind of transaction. Prices and figures were correct at the time of publication but may now vary due to circumstances beyond our control. The views and opinions of editorial contributors do not necessarily reflect those of VIVA.

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