A Buyer’s True Story
Oliver from London bought a flat in Barcelona’s Born area. “I looked for almost a year. I wanted to explore Barcelona as each neighborhood has its own vibe”. Along the way he met dozens of real estate agents. “I would say 30% were very good; 20% were not good; and the rest were OK, but had to be closely watched. Always measure the flat’s indoor floor size yourself as Agents tend to embellish this.”
1.- Initial Phase
We talk to you about your plans, help you locate a property, explain the total costs and advise about mortgages (if necessary).
2. Visiting the Property
We visit the property, carefully assess its pro’s and cons, meet the Seller or their Agent and negotiate a fair price.
3.- You Decide to Buy
We analyze the property’s legal documents searching for outstanding mortgages, unpaid building repairs and related issues.
4.- Closing the Deal
We negotiate and draft the pre-sales Arras contract, advise on transferring funds and prepare for closing before the public notary.
Buying in Barcelona is Different
There is no ‘Market Value’ or standard price for property in Barcelona or on its coast nearby. The property is too varied and unique. Sellers simply list at the price they want and hope for the best. And sometimes Buyers pay too much. But how is one to know? It’s a foreign country and the Agent said it was a good price. Knowing the market and persistent negotiation are necessary.
Spain Advisors or the Real Estate Agent
Your first contact is normally with an Agent. In general, very nice people. In fact, they might offer to “take care of everything”. But be wary.
The Real Estate Agent
Spain Advisors Agent
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