Buy property with total confidence
As specialist conveyance solicitors, we make sure the home you're buying is debt-free. If the property has debts, we can ask the seller to pay or work on another solution to clear debts before completion.
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Send funds to the seller via our Escrow account and save money because we're not charged bank fees.
Why choose us
We ensure the property has no debts, is properly registered, and all taxes are paid.
We believe communication is vital and keep you informed during every step of your property-buying journey.
No more bottlenecks and delays as we quickly respond to clients, the chain and situations.
Olivier is a native bilingual Spanish/English speaking lawyer, so he can speak the language most comfortable for you.
More than ten years of experience providing expert legal advice to ensure the home buying and selling process is hassle-free.
Olivier Roper is a member of the Lawyers Bar Association (Registration Number 507).
We always give honest and straightforward advice that serves your best interests.
We are truly local and use our local knowledge of the property market to your advantage.
Property conveyancing in Spain
Roper Lawyers is comprised of experienced property lawyers in Spain, providing expert legal services to clients looking to buy or sell real estate in this beautiful country. With our deep understanding of Spanish conveyancing laws and regulations, we can offer comprehensive support and guidance throughout the property transfer process. Whether you are a foreign investor or a local resident, each conveyancing solicitor in Spain from our team can ensure a smooth and successful transaction.
Navigating the complexities of property conveyancing in Spain can be a daunting task, especially for those unfamiliar with the legal system or buyers who need a mortgage from a Spanish bank to be able to purchase the property they prefer. Our team of highly skilled conveyancing solicitors in Spain possesses a wealth of knowledge to make sure that you can buy or sell your property without any issues.
We can offer specialised expertise and experience that another property lawyer in Spain may not know about. Our property lawyers in Spain specialise in real estate transactions, allowing us to provide you with tailored legal advice and services. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to property conveyancing in Spain. Our meticulous approach includes conducting thorough due diligence on the property, verifying its legal status, and identifying any potential issues or encumbrances. This attention to detail allows each real estate lawyer in Spain from Roper Lawyers to anticipate and address any concerns before they become major obstacles.
You can expect a notary to attend our meetings with each other - the notary plays a crucial role in ensuring the legality and authenticity of the documentation involved in property transactions. They verify the identities of the parties, review the contracts, and oversee the signing of the deed. Their involvement is paramount and is a key factor in helping you finalise any agreement. We recognise that each property transaction is unique, and our team includes Spanish and English-speaking Spanish property lawyers to help ease you through the conveyancing process.
Our non-native clients aren’t expected to be well-versed in Spanish conveyancing law, such as the contrato de arras or purchase agreement, which must be signed by both the buyer and the seller to show intent to purchase alongside the payment of a deposit. As well as helping our clients understand their contracts, our property lawyers in Spain also ensure that any taxes and fees payable are correctly and safely transferred to the relevant parties. Every part of your transaction will stay on track with property lawyers in Spain, from our initial consultation to the completion and registration of your property’s land.
It is crucial to seek the assistance of a property lawyer in Spain who understands international property transactions in the current housing climate. Let us handle the legal complexities while you focus on your property goals and enjoy browsing the available properties in Spain that could become your next project or new home. Contact our illustrious team of property conveyancing solicitors today to schedule a consultation.
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Tony O Driscoll
Property Conveyancing Process
This reservation payment is to take the property off the market for a period of time.
Once paid the reservation a further 9% contract is drafted to make a complete 10% downpayment towards the property purchase.
We order a full statement of the property from the Land Registry and all other documents to ensure all legal aspects of the purchase.
Public Notary preparation
Preparation of funds in place for transfer on the day of signing as well as all breakdown of payments.
Title Deed signing
We accompany you to the Notary, organize an official translator and proceed to the signing of the new Title Deed.
We fill in all forms and make all the tax payments into the governments tax departments.
Once the new Title Deed has been collected form the Public Notary we proceed to changing all utilities on to your name.
Once the have done all changeovers we make sure property rates are now in your name at the Town Hall on a direct debit.
The costs of buying a property in Lanzarote is in the region of 8% to 10% of the purchase price depending on the amount.
The Public Notary fee will depend on various factors. The amount is approximately in the region of 500-2,000 € depending on the property purchase price.
The Land Registry fee also depends on a number of factors and is approximately in the region of 350-900 €, depending on the purchase price.
Transfer tax in the Canary Islands is 6,5% of the purchase price and is paid directly into the Tax Authorities with no charges for the bank transfer.