We can help you make Barcelona your home or investment.
We are a Property Buyer’s Agent
Spain Advisor’s founder, Mark Carr, is an attorney licensed in California. He practiced law in San Diego for ten years and, in 2001, moved to Barcelona. Mark worked in law firms specializing in real estate and, in 2015, founded Spain Advisors. In 2010, he and his wife bought an apartment near Sagrada Familia. They have two children, ages 14 and 17.
Promptly resolve problems that arise in the search and purchase process. Non-Spaniards are at a natural disadvantage in Spain with the language, contracts, and strange home rules. We carefully explain the details in each step of the process. If we can’t get straight answers from the agent, we advise you to pass. It happens.
We offer the services required to buy and own the property. In addition, we work with a mortgage specialist for financing, a local architect for property inspections, and a Spanish tax attorney for tax issues. We also partner with a money transfer expert if necessary. Having one contact makes things a lot easier.
We work with Ms. Bozena Brunowska of Mortgage Direct. Bozena is a UK-qualified financial advisor where she lived for 20 years. She has worked in accounting, retail banking and holds a CeMAP mortgage qualification. Ms. Brunowska can provide a mortgage quote within 24 hours and pre-approval while you are still searching. In 2017, she bought a small farm near Barcelona.
Carlos Casablancas is a Barcelona-licensed architect. Graduated from the Técnica Superior d’Arquitectura in Barcelona in 1997, he also has a master’s in Legal and Forensic Architecture and lectures at a local university. He specializes in inspecting properties for structural defects, water damage, and similar issues. Carlos also designs and manages renovation projects.
Spanish Tax Attorney
We offer the services required to buy and own the property. In addition, we work with a mortgage specialist for financing, a local architect for property inspections, and a Spanish tax attorney for tax issues. We also partner with a money transfer expert if necessary. Having one contact makes things a lot easier.Spain Advisors works with an attorney who graduated from the Universidad de Cantabria Law School and has a master’s in Spanish taxation. He worked for the Cantabrian government and later for a large Barcelona law firm for several years. He specializes in real estate and property taxes, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions.