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› When making an offer on the property, make sure you do so in writing. Ask your nest real estate agent to draw up an offer letter for you. In some cases, offers are submitted together with a deposit. This will show the owner of the property that you are a serious buyer and willing to
go forward with the transaction and buy the property if the seller would accept your offer.
› Once you have reached an agreement with the seller, a private contract will be drawn up requiring a deposit from the buyer. The deposit is normally 10% of the selling price of the property and will be deducted from the total selling price the day the property gets signed in the Notary. The following clauses should be included in the contract: Closing date stating when the property sale should be signed in front of the Notary, selling price of the property, amount left as deposit, a statement that the property is sold free of debts, etc.
› You must open a bank account in Spain where you´ll transfer the money for the purchase of the property.
› Obtain a NIE number from any Police Station in Spain. You will have to bring your original passport and a photocopy of it. The process takes approximately one week. You can appoint someone else to collect the document for you as long as you give this person the copy of
› Get a legal representative to handle your taxes every year. This is normally done by legal advisors, or, in some cases, lawyers might offer this service.
› Check that the property you are buying in Gran Canaria has no debt as in most cases you will inherit these when you purchase.
Buying a property in Gran Canaria is a seamless process, however you are advised to use the services of a professional to guarantee that the whole transaction proceeds trouble free. If you are represented by a nest, we will walk with you every step of the way to ensure a perfect deal.
At nest we would love to represent you in the purchase of your property in Gran Canaria and ensure you enjoy the whole experience.