Terms and Conditions For Our Holiday Rentals

FAQs, Holidays
Please see within our terms and conditions for renting with Nerja Property Services. Times: Time of arrival and entering a property will be from 16.00. However if we can get you in earlier we will, please ask the question and we will do what we can to get you in earlier. The departure time is […]
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Decree 28/2016 – Register your Holiday Home

FAQs, Holidays
REQUIREMENTS FOR HOLIDAY APARTMENTS In accordance to Decree 28/2016 from 02/02/2016 Have a First Occupation licence The rooms must have exterior ventilation. The windows must have a black out system installed. The properties must be sufficiently furnished for the amount of people the property is advertised for. FIXED Air con in all bedrooms / lounge, […]
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How long is a long term rental contract?

FAQs, Rentals
The minimum period for a long term rental is 6 months, anything shorter would be considered a short term rental or winter rental (depending on the time of year, as a winter rental is between October and April). The normal for a long term rental contract is 1 year, although some owners do a renewable […]
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What do we need to sign a contract?

FAQs, Rentals
In order to sign a rental contract, we will need a photocopy of both the tenants and the owners identification, being valid DNI, Identification card, or passport. You will also need to pay the first months rent and the security deposit.
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Can a contract be renewed after 11 months?

FAQs, Rentals
A rental contract can be renewed after 11 months. Normally, 1 month before the end of the contract, this will be discussed between the owner and the tenant of the property to confirm the new conditions for the rental. Some tenants may wish to renew for a further 11 months, others may wish to renew […]
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Are utility bills included in the rental price?

FAQs, Rentals
It is very rare that utility bills are included within the rental price. The properties which do include bills will say so in the property description. The bills which will be paid by the tenants, will be electricity, water and gas (if gas is installed). Sometimes the owner will pay the water depending on whether […]
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Are pets allowed?

FAQs, Rentals
It is the owner who decides whether they want animals or not in the property. Please let us know when you are looking that you have pets, so we can suggest the properties which allow pet access. It is not recommended to allow pets into a property where it is not allowed, as this is […]
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What is the security deposit held for?

FAQs, Rentals
The security deposit is held by the owner, until the end of the rental agreement. As stated in the contract, it is held to cover any outstanding bills and possible damages to the property. The property will be checked at the end of the contract, and if no outstanding bills nor damages to the property, […]
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Is there a signed inventory?

FAQs, Rentals
Yes, there will be a photographic inventory with each rental agreement signed with Nerja Property Services. A photographic inventory is far more detailed than a written inventory and will show any current scratches, marks, etc on furniture. We give each of our tenants 2/3 days at the beginning of the contract, to let us know […]
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How do we pay our rent?

FAQs, Rentals
The rent is paid directly to the owner, either at the rented property or into the owners bank account. This will be agreed upon the signing of the contract. If paid to the owner direct, the owner will give you a monthly rental receipt.
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How do we pay our utility bills?

FAQs, Rentals
If the owner of the property has the bills set up on standing order, they will issue you with the bills when you pay the rent, and you will reimburse them with this money. Some owners would prefer the electric to be changed into the tenants name and set up on standing order from the […]
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How do we enroll in the local schools?

FAQs, General
After choosing the school where you would like to enroll your children, you will need to go the school, and collect the paperwork needed. We can help you fill this paperwork out in the office, or we have reasonably priced translators who can accompany you. The paperwork you will need is both parts of the […]
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What is Empadronamiento?

FAQs, General
Empardronamiento is basically registering yourself at the local Town hall. In order to do this, you need a copy of your rental agreement, and your passport. Once at the town hall you will be asked to fill in some forms with information about yourself. This is a simple process but again our translator could accompany […]
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What is the N.I.E. number?

FAQs, General
The N.I.E. number is the Número de Identifiación de Extranjeros, which means the Foreigners Identification Number. You will need to go in person to apply for the NIE number, it is a very simply process, and you do not need to pay a lawyer to help you with this, it is an extra expense for […]
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What is the post service like?

FAQs, General
Properties in town will not have a problem receiving the post, as long as you have the full postal address correct. The country properties are more difficult as post does not get delivered to the country. You can either open a PO BOX at the local post office, or Nerja Property Services offer a post […]
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How do we arrange the ADSL installation?

FAQs, General
For ADSL installation you will either need to be in town or close to town. Deep in the country there is not coverage for ADSL. We can inform you of this while we show you properties, but if you do work from home and need ADSL, please make this clear to us. The companies we […]
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