What are the purchase costs?
Purchase costs for buying a property in Austria work out about 6.6% of the gross purchase price. You will be required to pay the notary fees after the contract of sale has been signed. Fees are calculated as follows: Purchase Tax ‘Stamp Duty’ – 3.5% of the gross price Registration in the Land Registry – 1.1% of gross price Notary’s fees – between 1.5 and 2% of gross price Court costs, administration fees – approx. 150 euros Alpine Marketing does not charge any fees to the buyer. Buyer’s fees can be as much 3%, so there is an instant saving when you buy through us. We are also completely independent sales agents working with all the top developers in the Austrian Alps. As we do not develop any property ourselves we can offer unbiased, independent advice.