Beware of Spanish Building Regulations

Building Regulations to consider when you buy a building plot in Spain

It is not the intention to go into great detail on the subject of building rules and regulations. However, as a general guide you will find outlined below a summary of the main factors to consider when you buy a building plot in Spain. Be aware that many regulations are unique to certain Town Halls, and many Town Halls interpret the rules in differing ways.

Regulations to consider when you buy a building plot in Spain

Building land tends to fall into two distinct categories namely urban land and rustic land. Generally speaking urban land is found in the areas surrounding the town. Whilst rustic land is found in the countryside, usually some distance away from the town.  The rules are different for each type of land, so it’s important that you consider these before you buy a building plot in Spain

Click the links below for more information.

Never, under any circumstances, sign a contract or document without first taking professional advice! Contact us at The Land Register or the local Notary before committing yourself!

Investing in Spain invariably involves at some stage of the process, transferring substantial sums of money into the country. When it comes to this you will discover that UK banks are notoriously bad at exchanging Sterling into Euros, we use, and highly recommend you also use Moneycorp.com – the transfer will be quick and will save you a lot of money in the process.