12 Apr The president of our owner’s community says surveillance security cameras cannot be placed outside our house according to Spanish law, is he right?

No, he is not. Video surveillance cameras in buildings owned by community of owners need a formal agreement approved on a general meeting by a majority of 60% of the owners, and such agreement makes the payment of the costs compulsory for everyone. As it...

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07 Jun What happens if the owner’s community of my urbanisation in Spain is not properly registered? Do the rules I never agreed affect me?

No, they do not in general terms. Unless the owner’s communities are registered and the owners agree to accept the statutes, their rules may not be legally obligatory. However, specifically in what refers to the fees for maintenance of common areas & services, the Spanish...

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