This really is the final countdown! We are getting close to the cut-off date. This is when the current law of Ley 57/68 cannot be used to claim your Spanish deposits back. Given that there is little hope outside of this law, you really have to get your claim in quick now. So when is … Continue reading Time is Running Out for Your Claim
I have not posted for a long time now about the status of our Spanish Property Deposit Reclaims, but that is not to say nothing has been happening. In fact I know of another five or six successful claims in our development alone since the last post I made. So progress is slow, but sure! … Continue reading Spanish Property Deposit Reclaim Process: Progress is Slow But Sure!
When our group submitted its cases to the lawyers, the lawsuits were sent to different courts. Each court was in the same location as the developer that had gone bankrupt, as was deemed appropriate by the lawyer. However, a year after submitting approximately 10 cases (more going through), there has been 3 successes with a … Continue reading All Spanish Courts are NOT the Same!… There is Slow, and then there is Slower Still!
This particluar blog is nothing much about anything grand in terms of a loss of identity papers or anything like that, however it something that can be equally as devastating when it comes to making a claim for your lost off-plan property deposit in Spain. In fact, it comes from a real example in my group. I … Continue reading Mistaken Identity Leading to Loss of Claim
For the group I have been involved with helping them get back their lost Spanish property deposit, there are a number that have lost their paperwork. Sometimes this is all the paperwork they had (and believe me I hear some stories on this one... more later!). In other cases it is certain key documents. Now, … Continue reading Lost Paperwork as well as Lost Deposit! A double whammy?
When you decide to have a Spanish Lawyer represent you in your case to reclaim your lost property deposit, you will have to give them Power of Attorney to do this. So what exactly is this? As in the UK, the power of attorney gives someone legal right to represent someone else as though they were … Continue reading Giving Spanish Solicitors Power Of Attorney to Fight you Case.
During my work with people in my group what were in the same development as me, I have found a wide range of different backgrounds. In fact vastly different ages as well. It seems like the Spanish dream of owning a home there was quite infectious... indeed this is what was fuelling the market during … Continue reading What kinds of people got caught out with Spanish Off-plan Investments?
A question that rightfully gets asked a lot is, "what happens if I lose my case?" This is a very good and, of course, concerning question. As usual, the answer to this is, predictably, "well that depends!". Depends on what? Firstly, it depends on what agreement you have with your solicitor. In some cases, you … Continue reading Risk of Charges if Spanish Deposit Reclaim Case Lost
Since most of us have now been in a situation of having placed a deposit for quite some time now, I have known some of my group members pass away and also others come to the group saying their relative has passed away and asking if there is still a claim to be had. The … Continue reading Claiming Lost Spanish Deposits on Behalf of Deceased Relatives
I have recently been asked whether you can claim you deposit money back under Ley 57/68 if you had put deposits on multiple properties. The person asking had seen there are now successful cases but had been told he was not able to make a claim due to the number of deposits he had placed on … Continue reading Claiming money back if you put a deposit on more than one property