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Do you need an NIE number to buy property in Spain

Yes, and it’s getting more difficult to get them as there are fewer issuing offices and long waits can put that chosen property in jeopardy, especially if you are buying a bank-owned villa or apartment. The sooner you get a NIE for each name going on the deeds, the better your chance of securing your property of choice.

Ask the Walker Property Spain Purchase Ready team for the latest official Spanish Government NIE ex15 form and get started right away with detailed stage by stage assistance to smooth the way.

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How Do I Know if I’m Ready to Buy a Home in Spain

You can find out by asking yourself some questions:

  • Do I have a steady source of income (usually a job)?
  • Have I been employed on a regular basis for the last 2-3 years?
  • Is my current income reliable?
  • Do I have a good record of paying my bills?
  • How is my current Experian record?
  • Do I have money saved for a down payment?
  • Do I have few outstanding debts, like car payments?
  • Do I have enough to pay a mortgage every month, plus additional costs?

If you can answer “yes” to these questions, you are probably ready to buy your own home and should get each person going on the deeds Purchase Ready as soon as possible