The nota simple should show the registered owners of the roperty, present classification of the land, any charges, mortgages, rights of way, taxes or embargoes that may be on-going or have lapsed. This document is basically an extract from the title deeds register. It can be obtained from the Registro de la Propiedad.

Legal advice on property investment in Spain

In short, inform yourself and get specific advice in this process. Remember that Cs abogados  is a legal firm specializing in providing advice to foreigners during the purchase of property in Malaga and Andalusia, with over 20 years of experience.

Author: Carmen Silvia Gallardo Muñoz-Cruzado, lawyer at CS Abogados, Torrox-Costa, Costa del Sol (Andalusia)