Hi there - we own a property in Cabo Roig which has been looked after by a Property Manager while we're in the UK. He managed to secure a long term tenant for us and all was well for a while. However, we find ourselves now in a very serious situation as we cannot get hold of our Property Manager. The rent and bills have not been paid and we don't even know if there is still a tenant in the property or not. The property management website is also no longer operating! All extremely distressing for us especially as he still has keys to our property. From both a financial and legal point of view this is a nightmare! Can anyone offer any help or advice as to what we can do please?
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Hi there - thanks for your reply. As it turned out, the Property Manager has disappeared and we're not the only ones who've been left in a mess. Not sure if it was all a genuine scam or if he ran into difficulties - I guess we'll never know! Fortunately, we know someone over there who has been helping us out. We've had to have all the locks changed and the property cleaned and some repairs done but the good news is that we've got a new, long term tenant moving in next month. Doubt that we'll ever recover our losses but thankfully we can move forwards more positively now. As for lawyers, our current ones in Spain were useless in advising us on this and so we may be looking to change. We also need to sort out a Spanish Will - is this something you can help with? Thanks