Lawyer Raymond Nesbitt explains the legal requirements of holiday rentals in Andalusia. The idea behind this blog post is to give a simplified version of his in-depth article with all the minutiae: Holiday Rental Laws in Andalusia (Decree 28/2016).
By Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt
Lawyer – Abogado
3rd of July 2017
Holiday rentals in Spain are experiencing an unprecedented explosive growth, nothing short of a new property boom.
So much so, that holiday rental asking prices are reportedly soaring by two digits year-on-year as highlighted by recent headlines in Spanish Property Insight and other media outlets:
As a result, drawn by this new rental frenzy, more and more buy-to-let landlords wishing to capitalise on their Spanish properties are jumping into the fray letting them out short-term to tourists.
If you are interested in registering your holiday rental or hiring our Holiday Rental Accounting Service for your holiday rental business, please contact us.
More information on holiday rental taxation: Holiday Rental Home Taxation in Spain.
The Spanish region of Andalusia passed its own holiday rental law last year. It is known as Decree 28/2016. More details in my article: Holiday Rental Laws in Andalusia (Decree 28/2016).
Almost every region in Spain has its own law on holiday rentals. For a full region-by-region list check my article: Holiday Rental Laws in Spain.
Holiday Rental Excluded Properties
Mandatory Registration before Andalusia’s Tourism Registry (ATR)
If you are going to rent out your property as a holiday rental in Andalusia it is mandatory you first register it before the ATR.
Our law firm offers full registration for a flat fee of €120.
More information on this legal service here: Registration of Holiday Rental Homes.
Non-compliance: Fines and Sanctions
Humongous fines ranging from €2,000 up to €150,000 are levied on non-compliance with this new law.
Over sixty properties have already been fined, hundreds more in the pipeline.
Don´t let it happen to you, contact us.
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