RENTAL CONTRACTS – WHAT TO DO – CAN I REDUCE THE RENT OF MY LEASE CONTRACT? – OTHER ISSUES

Until such time as the Government of Spain decides to enact new laws to regulate this situation, the answer must be “no”.


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WHAT TO DO WITH A SIGNED LONG-TERM CONTRACT WHEN FACED WITH AN UNFORESEEN CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCE AFFECTING COMPLIANCE WITH ITS TERMS

Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that you have signed a long-term contract.

On 15 October 2014 the First Chamber of the Supreme Court issued Judgment 591/2014 in which the change of jurisprudential trend initiated by Judgment 333/2014 of 30 June 2014, in the interpretation of the rebus sic stantibus clause, came to fruition.


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PURCHASE AND SALE CONTRACTS: 3 TIPS, WHAT TO DO IF WE ARE BUYING AN APARTMENT AND THE CONTRACT IS ABOUT TO EXPIRE

If you have paid or received a deposit and you have also signed a purchase & reservation agreement, you should know that this type of contract can be cancelled at any time after it is signed, but such unilateral termination has some important legal consequences depending on what type of contract you have signed.

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COVID-19 PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY AND INVESTMENTS IN SPAIN

SPANISH LAWYERLast March 15, the state of alarm came into force in Spain for a period of 15 days, this exceptional situation would therefore end at the close of March 29 but an extension was decreed for another 15 days, therefore the period of confinement throughout national territory was extended to at least April 12. Doubts arise about how to act in such exceptional circumstances. Many non-resident foreign owners and investors in Spain are now wondering how to protect their investments, properties and businesses in Spain. What are the most effective measures to control and protect your assets, interests and ongoing business from abroad.

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LEGAL PROTECTION OF THE RIGHT OF A PROPERTY’S VIEWS

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Any owner registered in the Land Registry can take legal action to compel someone to carry out works needed to remove an obstruction to the view from their property so as to restore things to their condition prior to the disruption.

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