Up until 2022, operating as Real Estate Agent in the Comunidad Valenciana (includes Alicante, Castellón and Valencia regions), did not require any special qualification or any special guarantees towards clients.
In 2022, regulation was approved and all agents operating in the Comunidad Valenciana must be registered by August 2023 to continue operating legally. This regulation has the purpose of protecting customers (both sellers and buyers) and ensuring professional practice and safe property transactions.
Here is a briefing of our registration and legal company details together with our insurances and other legal obligations the registrar requires to ensure professional conduct within the real state industry in our region, looking for the maximum protection possible for buyers and sellers operating in the real estate market.
The companies behind this brand are:
Home España La Zenia S.L. – with Spanish tax ID ESB53775607 – with official address in Calle Maestro Torralba 6, 9. 03189 Orihuela Costa, Alicante. In operation from 2002.
Home VLC 2002 S.L. – with Spanish tax ID ESB98853336 – with official address in Calle Jaume I, 19. 46192 Montserrat, Valencia. In operation from 2018.
HomeEspaña is a registered European brand, owned by HomeEspaña La Zenia S.L.
You can see our office network in the offices section on our website. All our offices are open to the public.
As of February 2023, we have a total of 5 offices:
Under HomeEspaña La Zenia SL:
1. La Zenia
2. Los Dolses – Villamartin
Under Home VLC 2002 S.L.:
1. Montserrat – Valencia
Registration to operate as a Real Estate Agent in the Comunidad Valenciana region – our legal registration details. Both of our real estate agency companies are registered in the compulsory Registration of Real Estate agents in the Comunidad Valenciana.
HomeEspaña La Zenia S.L. is registered under number RAICV 0044
Home VLC 2002 S.L. is registered under number RAICV 0042
Considering the the number of offices per company this results in the following insured amounts:
a. 4 offices – HomeEspaña La Zenia S.L. – Client deposits insurance covering 240.000€, plus civil liability insurance for 2.400.000€.
b. 1 office – Home VLC 2002 S.L. – Client deposits insurance covering 60.000€, plus civil liability insurance for 600.000€
Additionally from being registered in the above mentioned Comunidad Valenciana compulsory registration, our companies are also part of the API association (Agentes de la Propiedad Inmobiliaria) – This is an associated network of real estate professionals present in Spain many years ago, and associated with the purpose on ensuring best-practice, ethical, and safe transactions in the real estate industry.
Our companies are registered in this association via Asociación Nacional de Agentes Inmobiliarios (ANAI), and this registration additional to the above-mentioned legal obligations for the registration, ads further checks and requirements for members to comply with:
• Home España La Zenia S.L, registration number APISPA_00208
• Home VLC 2002 S.L., registration number APISPA_00207
Registered real estate agents must meet the following requirements to accredit their professional training and activity, as well as their solvency:
API association requires:
– All members to pass an exam, proving that the agent has the experience and knowledge needed to operate in the real estate industry as agent.
– All members adhere to an extensive deontological conduct code, with ethic and professional requirements.
The registration as Real Estate Agent in the Comunidad Valeniana registrar requires all agents to prove:
– To prove training to access the registration and yearly updates of this training to ensure agents are up to date with regulation.
– To have an establishment open to the public with the corresponding permits, licenses, and tax registrations.
– To have an insurance that guarantees clients’ deposits with a minimum amount of 60.000€
– Take out professional indemnity insurance covering liabilities arising from professional negligence, covering a minimum of 600.000€
Owning a home is a keystone of wealth… both financial affluence and emotional security.Suze Orman