Re: Re: buying in Marbella Region advice needed

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markandsarah wrote:
Hello due to business commitments I will be looking at buying a 3 bedroom villa /apartment in the Marbella region , I will not need to move until early next year can some one please tell us how long does the purchase take to complete ? should i hold off until winter in the hope of a price crash ?

Sincerely Mark & Sarah 8)

Certainly hold off, rent for a year. Research ,research, research.

Do not believe a word agents tell you. There is never another buyer ready to pay a deposit at 6pm that evening. Prices are not rising, they are falling dramatically where there are any sales.

Be careful and pick a good highly recommended lawyer, read this forum everyday to see latest pitfalls and recommended lawyers.

Caveat Emptor.

To answer another of your questions”How long does a purchase take” I would ask you ,How long is a piece of string? It all depends on the property that you consider buying, is the building finished? , if not you could be talking about years. Is it a resale and the seller is desperate to return to country of origin ? then it could be a week.

Hope this helps