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Rental License for Long Term

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Please could someone tell me if an owner needs an aljomento local for a long term let? (2 years).

We are about to move house (hopefully) but it's the first time the place has been let out. Our current place has a proper AL, with complaints book, floor plan etc. but this place doesn't, and I'm struggling to work out if it's required for long term.

In addition, what are people's views on renting a place without this licence from the point of view of the TENANT? Are we placing ourselves at any risk? The place is perfect for us, but we like to do everything legit.

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No AL Licence are specifically only for "holiday" lets of 30 days and under a long term let of +6 months requires a contract and a Energy Certificate

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Probably should add that it's only a Contact that gives you any security as a Tenant and might also allows you a percentage (502€) on your IRS return

" d) Amounts, spent by way of rent , net of subsidies or official contributions, concerning an urban real estate or fraction for permanent housing under the Urban Rental Regime or the New Urban Rental Regime"

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Your rental contract should be registered with Financas in order for it to be of any use in court. Some landlords obviously prefer not to do this as then they don't need to declare the rental income. On the other hand there are tenants that are using this as a means to negotiate a cheaper rent in the first place. If you've found the rental through an agency they should take care of all of this.

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I was about to say what Nick said.
If it's not registered with Financas, you won't be able to log your rental payments on your tax return, so it's beneficial for you if it is.
Not the same as a holiday rental thingie though.

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