Property purchase in Spain

The law firm Bufete Gracia & Asociados deals with Land Law in a comprehensive manner, offering guidance on the principal real-estate transactions across the different areas of the property business, such as the buying and selling of property, leases, development and building contracts and property financing, etc.

Furthermore, we specialise in Land Law for Non-Residents. We are knowledgeable about the specific requirements of people who want to purchase property in our country, and the difficulties presented by the language and by the legal and administrative particularities of each geographical area.  We work regularly in the area of the Costa del Sol.

Someone from overseas who ventures to invest in Spain does not know the law. We take care of everything for you! All you need to do is to receive the keys and enjoy the property without worries.


We commence with a detailed study of each case, whether it be a purchase-sale transaction or lease.

We can help you with matters such as:

  • General guidance about the property
  • Drafting of all kinds of contracts
  • Integrated management of properties, shopping centres, offices, commercial premises, etc.
  • Carrying out real estate due diligence
  • Formation of a joint-ownership
  • Purchase and conveyancing of property
  • Transfer of lease on business premises
  • Leasing of dwellings and business premises
  • Mortgages/Easements/Declaration of title to land

The Land Law section of our office also addresses Land Law for non-residents. In addition, we can offer legal, financial, economic and fiscal advice to those people who wish to invest or merely settle in our country. We conduct these dealings comprehensively in English or Spanish with our bilingual professionals who are experts in the field.


Our real estate services are adjusted according to the type of client, buyer or seller.

We can help you to do this.

Initially, we can offer properties meeting the desired characteristics along the entire Costa del Sol. Once the property is chosen, we manage absolutely everything related to your purchase, from the initial dealings with the resident’s association to the electricity and water services, and also including:

  • Negotiation and drafting of documents prior to the purchase/sale. Preliminary sales and earnest money contracts, purchase options, private contracts of purchase and sale.
  • Checking of the property (confirmation that it is free of all liens and really belongs to the seller).
  • Negotiation and management of the mortgage with the banking institution. (if applicable).
  • Assistance to our clients with the signing of the deed of sale at the notary.
  • Guidance and management of the taxation related to the operation (payment of taxes).
  • Registration in the Property Registry.

If you want advice on these matters, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Are you thinking of selling a house or commercial premises in the Costa del Sol?

If you want to sell your home or commercial premises, our firm can manage the whole process, allowing you to forget about matters, which can be somewhat arduous for a person unaccustomed to the world of real estate. The services we offer in representation on behalf of the seller are the following:

  • Review and negotiation of the contracts with the estate agent (if intervening).
  • Prior review of the property registry and planning status of the property (with the legal regularisation, where appropriate).
  •  Negotiation and drafting of documents prior to the sale/purchase: Preliminary sales and earnest money contracts, purchase option, private contracts of purchase and sale, etc.
  •  Negotiation and drafting of the establishment of guarantees of deferred payments (if appropriate).
  • Assistance at the signing of the deed of sale.
  • Guidance and management of the taxation related to the operation (payment of taxes).

If you want to purchase a property or settle in our country, ask us.