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Property Restrictions for Foreigners

Advantages of Buying a Newbuild Property

What are the implications of setting up my own leaseback arrangement?

You are simply signing a commercial lease (rather than a simple rental mandate) with a management company who carry out key services.

This means you are deemed to be running a commercial enterprise and therefore entitled to recover the VAT.  It is more of a commitment than a rental mandate and the restrictions are ones that don’t affect the normal owner (can't live there for more than 182 days a year and have to make it available for around 8 winter weeks).