Unknown to me my spanish builder started my extension to my house in costa blanca without waiting for the building license to be granted. After 3 years i got a notice from the town hall telling me that my building was illegal and they demanded a payment of 6000 euros. but during that time i received a certificate of habitacion from the same town hall. After seeking advice about this i challenged the fine with a court hearing but i am still waiting for the result of this hearing. In the meantime the local suma office is threatening to seize my house and sell it at auction. Can they do this while i am waiting for the result of the court.
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I am and spanish attorney
In order to manage your deal in Spain you have to make good the latin aforism paga et repete wich means that in order no to get your home seized you have to pay first and then challenge the fine
But as long as you do not pay the spanish tax agency could seized your hause as has done it
So, my advice is not other than recomend you to pay and comunicate the paid to them to get your home free even when your chalenge take way
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