Our senior manager in Barcelona is an architect and urban planner. This outlook gives us a unique ability to provide property surveys in Barcelona, Sitges, Costa Brava, and Costa Dorada. Typically when you buy a property in Spain with a mortgage, the bank requires a property appraisal. Many UK citizens accustomed to buying properties in the UK prefer the safety of a property survey, a service that goes beyond the standard property appraisal in Spain. While a standard real estate appraisal will be accurate in determining the value of a house, a property survey/home inspection at the level that is done in the UK or USA is a good idea. A survey can determine any problems that are developing due to age, material defects, as well as what does not follow current building codes. We offer both property appraisals and property surveys in Spain.
Our appraisal service works as follows:
First we gather the data we can from the following sources:
An architect will then visit the property and check everything related to the property:
We then make a preliminary study of the actual market values corresponding to at least three recent transactions of comparable properties. Based on the information from all these sources, we apply the appropriate appraising method or methods to determine the property's value. You will receive:
Our property survey service includes everything that is done for the appraisal. The architect visiting the property will also make sure there are no material defects or problems that are developing due to age and disrepair.
The architect will inspect: