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Sale of a rented property. Right of preemption and withdrawal.

Many of our clients come to see us because they wish to sell and, in fact, have a potencial purchaser, but the problem arises when they have a tenant who is renting the property. The first thing we do is to ask to see the rental contract, in order to establish if it is before or after the reform of the Urban Rental Law in the year 2013. Due to the complexity of this matter, in this article we will only refer to those contracts signed before the mentioned reform.

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Legal consequences of non-permissible constructions and works on agricultural land in the Balearic Islands

We all know that for constructions and for works to enlarge a building, a building permit is always required. Building permits are delivered by the City Hall upon a report issued by the Consell Insular. In case somebody carries out a construction without the required building permit from the City Hall, his conduct will entail significant negative consequences. The best-known consequence is levying monetary fines by the City Hall or the Consell Insular together with a demolition order, when the works carried out were of a non-permissible nature. But … is this all?

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BUFETE FRAU SPONSORS THE 67TH EDITION OF THE TROFEO CIUTAT DE PALMA DE VELA

Derecho Inmobiliario y cuestiones Fiscales
The Trofeo Ciutat de Palma Bufete Frau, which took place from the 7th to the 10th December, has once again been the meeting point for the best European sportsman/women of base sailing. A total of 378 boats participated in this new edition of the Majorcan dean regatta, divided into the classes of Optmist, 420, Laser 4.7, Laser Radial and Snipe, which lead to the participation of 428 sailors from 14 countries...

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Increase of 25% in the prices of second hand properties in the Balearic Islands

The boroughs in the Balearic Islands where we find the most expensive properties are Santa Eularia del Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany, whilst those of Inca and Sa Pobla are the cheapest. The prices of second hand properties in the Balearic Islands showed an average increase of 25,3% during 2017 reaching 2.472 euros/m2, according to the yearly report of prices in the popular web www.idealista.com. This increase is the largest experienced by an autonomous region in 2017.

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NEW FUTURE PLANNING LAW (predictably to be published in January 2018)

Important Notice: The new planning offenders will possibly have complications as from January 2018 as it is planned that in January comes into force that any illegal Works carried out on any type of rural land as from then WILL NEVER EXPIRE whereby the Department/Administration (Town Hall or Island Consell) may open the corresponding penalization file and in the case that legalization is not possible even though 8 years have passed it will always be open to a possible demolition of the Works carried out without authorization or Building License. Therefore, the infringement of building on rural land (this be protected or not, will never expire whereby the construction may be demolished at any moment after the 8 years.

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How to coordinate the existing information in the Property Registry Office and the Land Registry Office

The reform arising from the Law 13/2015 has created the increase of the presence of the notary in the proceedings of uniting details between the Property Registry and Land Registry offices, which can only be seen as a positive measure as on one side it increases the security and transparency for the interested party and on the other it lowers costs and time period.

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News on modifications related to tourist stays on the Balearic Islands

Derecho Inmobiliario y cuestiones Fiscales
After waiting for weeks, we have finally been able to access the text on the controversial amendments worrying us and leaving us on stand by until now.

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Riding a motorbike on Mallorca – what could be better?

Derecho Inmobiliario y cuestiones Fiscales
It's summer, time to enjoy your holiday, the beach and the sunshine. The Balearic Islands offer a thousand and one adventures during this time of the year.

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