Before buying a property, please make sure to request the last water and electricity bills to the seller. It is important to make sure that these bills are paid.
Once you have the bills you should transfer the contract into your name and provide the water and electricity company with your bank account details for direct debit.
Changing the contract holder will be much cheaper than making a new contract.
New-build properties or properties with no electricity contract (or if the contract has been cancelled by the owner):
For resale properties:
The electric company will send the contract to your property and you will have to sign it and send it back to them.
Every two months you will receive the bill in your mailbox. You can also request the electric company to send the bills to your email address.
Water is usually managed by local companies. You should find out about the water company in your town and go to their office to change the water contract.
Before you go there, please write down the numbers in your water meter and bring the paper with you.
You will need to bring the following documents:
Please contact us if you have any legal matter that needs to be checked by a Lawyer in Alicante.