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7 ESSENTIAL WORDS TO KNOW WHEN BUYING IN SPAIN


Essential Works To Know When Buying A Property In Spain

Purchasing a home on the Costa Blanca? Here's a handy translation of the 7 key words you’ll encounter along your home buying journey. Enjoy trying to pronounce them!:


  1. Title Deeds: ESCRITURA DE COMPRAVENTA - (“Ess-kree-tour-a Day Comm-prah-ven-tah“)

  2. Notary: NOTARIO - (“No-ta-reo")

  3. Land Registry: REGISTRO DE LA PROPIEDAD - ("Reh-hist-row Day La Prop-e-eh-dad")

  4. Land Registry Search: NOTA SIMPLE - ("Not-ah Sim-play")

  5. Lawyer: ABOGADO - ("A-bow-ga-doe")

  6. Mortgage: HIPOTECA - ("Ippo-tech-a")

  7. Foreign Tax Identification Number: Numero Identificacion Extranjero - N.I.E. - "New-meh-row E-dent-if-e-kath-eon Ex-tran-hay-row," commonly referred to as “Knee-eh"


With practice, you'll be able to use these terms confidently! It's always recommended to involve a lawyer when purchasing property, and while most local lawyers speak English, learning some technical words can be enjoyable too!


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