Glossary

 

Learning a new language can be challenging! The Spain Buying Guide has put together a glossary of some useful Spanish terms and phrases that may help you.

Glossary of commonly used Spanish phrases

 

GREETINGS

USEFUL PROPERTY PHRASES

Hello

Hola

House

La casa

Good day

Buenas días

Residence

La residencia

Good night

Buenas noches

Farmhouse

La finca

Good bye

Adiós

Country house

Casa del condado

How are you?

Cómo estàs?

Villa

Chalet

RESPONSES

Terraced house

Adosado

Yes

Castle

El castillo

No

No

Flat

Piso

That depends

Depende

The buyer

El comprador

I don’t know

No sé

The seller

El vendedor

I don’t think so

Creo que no

Mortgage

La hipteca

I suppose so

Supongo que (si)

Property agent

Agente de la Propiedad Inmobiliaria

I think so

Creo que sí

Property tax

Impuesto sobre bienes inmuebles

It doesn’t matter

No importa

Agreement to buy

Acuerdo de compra

I don’t mind

No me importa

Conditional clauses

Las clàusulas condicionales

Of course

Por supuesto

Title deed

Escritura público

True

Verdadero, cierto

Notary

El notario

With pleasure

Con  mucho gusto

Solicitor

Abogado

Thank you very much

Muchas gracias

Deposit

Arras, Señal

QUESTIONS

Private property sales contract

Contrato de Compraventa

Where?

Dónde

Joint ownership

Copropiedad

When?

Cuàndo

Gas for cooking and heating

Gas butano

Why?

Por qué

Septic tank

Fosa séptica

What?

qué

Water

El agua

Who?

Quién, qué

Rubbish dump

Vertedero

How?

cómo

Rubbish

La basura

How much/many?

Cuànto/s

For sale

Se vende

 

 

For rent

Se alquila

 


Further reading for Living In Spain

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Finding work

There are a number of ways that UK expats can fund their lifestyle in Spain.

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Social life in Spain

Find out as much as you can about your new community and find new friends.

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Heathcare

Arrange health insurance and locate your new local hospitals and practices.

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Education in Spain

Emigrating with school-age children? Learn more about schooling in your local area.

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For more information on buying in or making the move overseas, contact the Spain Buying Guide Resources Team on 0207 898 0549 or email them here.


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