Column: How to Evict a Tenant in Spain


What do you do if your tenants stop paying the rent? Regular contributor Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt gives a sweeping legal overview on evicting tenants in Spain, emphasising the pro-landlord change of trend in recent court rulings and legislation.

“Tenancy laws have been traditionally pro-tenant for historical reasons that sink its roots in the aftermath of Spain’s post-civil war. The enduring seven-year ‘recession’ has altered the traditional status quo and has – finally – turned the tide in favor of landlords. About time too!” he writes.

In this column, Raymundo runs through a landlord’s rights and how to go about renting successfully in Spain. Crucially, he also explains what NOT to do if you have the misfortune of a non-paying tenant in Spain.

+ Read the full column > Tenant Eviction in Spain

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