Internationaal Vastgoed Makelaar in België en Netherlands – RG SECONDHOMES

Buying property in Spain

Preparation at home

A wide choice of "own" objects in Spain and cooperative with several other renowned brokers makes it possible for us, you always offer a wide range of varied in price and region of your choice.

Already in my country we are able to notify all well using modern media techniques and advise on all aspects involved in the purchase of a "second" home in Spain. In addition to extensive information on our website you can also reach us by phone, facebook, email or via the chat on our website. Also we have in various countries around partner offices gladly welcome you for a personal interview and to tell you everything about the purchase of a property in Spain

Good communication between you and the broker in Spain already during the preparations at home very belangrijk.RG Second Homes pleased to inform you in advance about the entire purchase process, the additional costs, the Spanish tax system and answer all your questions so you well prepared to start your sightseeing trip to Spain.

We also show you if requested by e-mail already sent a selection of objects that meet your housing needs and within your budget.

In concert and through personal contact with the customer we can then provide a clear picture of exactly what you need so we offer you during your visit to Spain only objects that are actually interesting for you.


After a good preparation and a pre-selection of the objects controlled by us, then now is the time to actually travel to Spain and to visit some objects.

This can of course entirely on their own but also in the organization of this trip and the booking of a hotel or apartment during your stay in Spain RG Second homes can be helpful. More information can be found under the heading "Inspection Trips" further on our website.

The entire tour program with you compiled in close consultation. This can be done already in advance or on arrival in Spain, where we again discuss your wishes with you during a personal interview at our office.

Throughout the inspection trip you can count on personal service, which in addition to seeing the various objects and the environment in which these objects are located, enough time will be left for a snack and a drink.

Visits with RG Second Homes never find in a group instead !!

We prefer to deal only with one customer simultaneously on the road so we can reserve enough time for our customers and discretion is guaranteed about personal and financial matters at all times.

This way we can also free up enough time to visit the property without any time pressure and to answer all your questions about the various objects.

By listening carefully to the comments of our customers may have during the visits that we slightly adjust the program during the day and with your approval maybe go see some other objects which we think they may also be of interest to you. Finally, we will make every effort to end together with you to achieve the appropriate object.

purchasing procedure

If one has the following steps are a suitable property in Spain found after inspection and negotiation:

  • At the office of RG Second Homes You signed a reservation contract for this property. This is accompanied by a symbolic payment of 3,000 euros. At that time, we take the object from the sale.
  • Ca. One week the actual contract signed by you and by the vendor after the reservation and after RG Second Homes in partnership with a law firm has assessed the entire object and there are no problems or debts you will receive by email or post. In this example, are also the final date of notarial transfer etc. If during this period of about one week still comes out that the agreement is terminated the purchase object "problems" of debt and returns RG Second Homes immediately paid 3000 euro reservation fee. However, if everything is OK and you signed the contract this is accompanied by a large 2nd deposit 10% of the total purchase price.
  • The rest of the payments will be made then on the day of the notarial transfer that you actually own the purchase object. In the meantime, we arrange this procedure along with you request for your N.I.E. number (Numero de Identification of the Extranjero). This is comparable to the public service number in your own country. We open with you a Spanish bank account where you then must pay afterwards the remaining amount for the purchase of your immovable property. In case of a mortgage we will of course arrange the applications and liaising with the bank during your absence.

Costs when buying a Spanish property

If you want to buy, you should take into account as a buyer a property in Spain as there are few other expenses for your account in addition to the purchase price of the property. As a rule, are to distribute the additional cost of buying a property in Spain between 12% and 14% of the purchase price:

  • 10% tax
  • Registration fees in the Spanish Land Registry (Registro de la propiedad). These costs amount to about 0.3 to 0.7% of the purchase price.
  • Notary fees. These costs depend on the value of the purchase at home but are normally between 1% and 2% of the purchase price.
  • Lawyer Fees. If it is to purchase a property in Spain wants to use the services of an independent lawyer to accompany you throughout the purchase process should you also include these costs in the calculation of the total price. The rates of the various law firms are quite different, but are normally between 1% and 1.5% of the purchase price.
  • Mortgage Costs. If one has to be prepared to purchase a property in Spain will be financed partly by a Spanish mortgage must submit a separate notarial deed which is also mentioned in the Spanish register. The opening costs for the Spanish mortgage amounts between 1% and 1.5% of the mortgage amount. The notary and registration and the preparation of all necessary legal papers amount to about 2.5% of the mortgage amount.
  • Agency fees. The agency fees are always paid by the seller in Spain. As a buyer you here do not have to take this into account.
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