Property Law in Spain

If you’ve decided to purchase a property in Spain, our laws and legislations can be a little overwhelming – but, with the help of Manzanares Lawyers, there’s no need to delay your purchase. We are experts in property law Spain, and will gladly be of assistance if you require a team of professional lawyers to be by your side during this time. Backed by our extensive expertise, we can support you with a range of information on Spanish property law and will ensure the process stays on track and is stress free. We’re sure you will agree, the smoother the process the quicker you can get to the bottom of the legalities involved when buying or selling a property. If you feel like you could benefit from our knowledge of property law Spain, then be sure to get in touch with one of our team today.

If you require any assistance in dealing with property developers, mortgage companies, or even the local council, we can be on hand to help you reach an agreement with the relevant parties to ensure the best, and most efficient outcome for all. Whether you’re purchasing a holiday home, investment property or permanent residence, the same legal procedures apply.

What aspects of property law can we assist with?

Here at Manzanares, our Spanish property lawyers are able to help with every aspect of the process of purchasing a property in Spain. If you are a non-Spanish national, this can involve:

  • Setting up a mortgage – It can be difficult to set up a mortgage in Spain on your own, as Spanish banks do not always offer the same conditions to their clients. However, with the help of Manzanares Lawyers we can simplify this process, assisting in the application, completion and registration of your mortage. As well as dealing with the Spanish Land Registry on your behalf.
  • Powers of attorney – We can help you set up a power of attorney, which is someone who can act on your behalf during legal matters. This is especially important if you’re unable to make frequent visits to the Spain as, during the process of buying or selling a property, there will be numerous important documents to be arranged and signed.

How long does it take to purchase a property in Spain?

Although the legal proceedings can be complex, our skilled team of property lawyers in Spain will help you to achieve your dream home as quickly as possible.

We work in line with the average time of purchasing a property in Spain, which is between 4 and 8 weeks – however this can depend on the circumstances of your move.

Manzanares Abogados can assist you with any aspect of property law that you require. If you would like to make an enquiry about our service, we will be more than happy to chat with  you. To request a free consultation from one of our specialist team, you can fill out our online form. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at our Alhaurin or Marbella office via telephone on +34 952 59 50 42 (Alhaurin) or +34 952 82 41 12 (Marbella) or by email at

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