Information for Selling your Property in Spain
Tabaira Real Estate, helping you to sell your property in Spain
Why Tabaira Real Estate
At Tabaira Real Estate our aim is to provide you with a professional, trustworthy and confidential service, in turn helping 1000's of our clients to accomplish their goal of selling their Spanish property.
Offering personalised service, Tabaira Real Estate has a team of multilingual professionals on hand to assist you with all aspects of selling your property in Spain. With a prominent Real Estate Agency located in the centre of Moraira, attracting the best selection of potential local buyers for your property in Spain.
An extensive marketing campaign offers you widest international exposure with the best targeted and online exposure possible. Our Real Estate Agency has grown to be one of the most important real estate offices in Moraira, with a second to none client database and as a reference for available properties for sale to our collaborating agents.
If you're looking for a real estate agent in Moraira to sell your property, have confidence with us!
Tabaira Real Estate
At Tabaira Real Estate our Services Include
Exclusive Selling Contracts
At Tabaira Real Estate we believe exclusive sales contracts is the best way for you to sell your property. We already provide the best Google exposure and promote your property on all major property platforms to provide you with maximum exposure to international clients looking to buy property in Spain. Our experience knows that listing with many agents will result in your property to have multiple adverts within property platforms, detracting its exclusive value and to have a contradictory effect to clients looking to buy property in Spain.
Exclusive Selling Contracts Include
Preparing your Property for Sale
We recommend you prepare your property for firstly for the photoshoot, all pre-selection of properties shortlisted to be visited by clients looking to purchase properties in Spain is done online. It's important to make your property stand out from the other properties available and consecutively make it to a potential purchaser's shortlist. For client's viewing inspections is the same principals.
Property Documents Required for Selling Property
Cédula de habitabilidad
A cédula de habitabilidad is a certificate that proves a dwelling is habitable for living in, a property that is suitable for human dwelling. It is mandatory to have a cédula de habitalidad to contract utility supplies and sell or rent a home. There are two types of Cédula de habitabilidad:
Cédula de habitabilidad de primera ocupación (certificate of habitability of first occupation); for newly constructed houses.
Cédula de habitabilidad de segunda ocupación (certificate of habitability of second occupation); for existing houses, required for notary so a new owner can contract utilities into their names.
EPC (energy performance certificate)
The EPC or in Spanish CEE (certificado de la eficiencia energética), this is certificate made by a qualified technician that informs of the energy characteristics of a property.
This document is mandatory for selling a property and also to receive touristic licence now needed if you intend to let your property.
Properties will receive a rating in letters between A being the most energy efficient to G being the least. Calculations are made assessing a properties annual energy consumption under normal operation when occupied.
Property Selling Taxes
We often get asked by our vendors the taxes they are liable to pay when they sell their Spanish property, below a brief description of the selling taxes due on the sale of property in Spain. The information is informative, laws and tax rates can change and we advise that you contact a lawyer or tax specialist to be advised accurately.
This is a tax paid to local municipal of the property for the increase in the value of the land, a tax applied when a property is sold, gifted or inherited.
The tax is calculated from the properties catastral values to amount of time the property has been owned; the time elapsed from when the property was bought to when it was sold.
Capital Gains Tax
(impuestos sobre las ganancias de capital)
The difference between the purchase price and the sales price of a property. The tax currently varies between a range of 19% and 23% (23% applied for more than 50,000 gain). For non-residents in Spain (but resident in another EU country) then the tax is fixed at 19%. You can add to the value of the property the purchase tax or IVA where applicable and investments into the home, works which are deemed to add value to the property.
For non-residents, 3% of the sales price is retained in lieu of your capital gain at the notary by the purchasers and paid to the Spanish tax office on your behalf. It's then for you to justify to the tax office your capital gain or loss and pay relevant taxes due to the gain or file for the redemption of the 3% if you have made a loss.
Residents do not get retained the 3% but are liable to justify the transmission of property on their tax returns. Spanish law does exempt residents of over 65 years from capital gains tax if they have been using the property for their habitual residence for 4 years (signed onto the Padron for 4 years), for exceptions to the 4 years if you have not owned the property for so many years.
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