Risk of buyer occupying a property prior to signing the escritura Favourite Spanish Property Insight › Forums › Spanish Property Forums › Property Questions & Answers › Risk of buyer occupying a property prior to signing the escritura Tagged: Legal This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Barbara Ingenbleek, Euro Economics 1 year, 11 months ago. Author Posts May 16, 2016 at 11:48 pm #190889 TerodleParticipant In the UK it is advised not to let buyers stay in a property before the sale is completed because of the risks of taking posession and/or insurance issues if damage occures. Is that the same view in Spain? May 20, 2016 at 7:24 pm #190952 Mark StücklinKeymaster YES!!! And more so. It takes longer and costs more to evict people from a property in Spain, or do anything in court. If you wouldn’t advise it in the UK, don’t go near it here. May 22, 2016 at 11:41 am #190963 Barbara Ingenbleek, Euro EconomicsParticipant You cannot say YES or No. It depends on the circumstances, the agreements made and the guarantees given. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.