What are Squatters?
Individuals who break in to homes and live free of charge. The Spanish law makes the process of removing squatters from your property complex. From the outside it seems like the law protects the squatters more than the homeowners. Removing the squatters can sometimes be considered a crime, depending on the procedures and circumstances.
The importance of having someone local to represent you with a power of attorney.
With a high level of unemployment in Spain, there are an increase of squatter cases.
There are some actions you can take to be prepared to handle squatters at your property.