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Supporting International Clients in Selling German Real Estate

On Behalf of | Jun 26, 2024 | Aachen, Business, Munich |

Urban Thier & Federer, P.A., an international law firm with offices in Germany and the United States, has been assisting American and other international clients with the sale of real estate in Germany since 2005. The firm’s experienced, bilingual lawyers provide comprehensive support throughout the entire process, ensuring a smooth and legally sound transaction.

Finding the Right Broker

One of the first steps in selling real estate in Germany is finding a reliable broker. Urban Thier & Federer helps clients identify and select the right broker, leveraging their extensive network and local knowledge to ensure the best fit for each client’s needs.

Supervision of Broker Activities

Once a broker is selected, the firm supervises their activities to ensure compliance with German regulations and to protect the client’s interests. This oversight helps prevent any potential issues and ensures that the sale process proceeds smoothly.

Assistance with Negotiation and Drafting of Purchase Agreements

Urban Thier & Federer provides expert assistance in negotiating the terms of the purchase agreement. Their lawyers ensure that all aspects of the agreement are fair and legally binding. They also handle the drafting of the agreement, incorporating all necessary legal provisions to protect the client’s interests.

Cooperation with German Notaries

In Germany, real estate transactions must be notarized to be legally binding. Urban Thier & Federer works closely with German notaries to facilitate this process, ensuring that all legal requirements are met and that the transaction is completed efficiently.

Filing and Payment of German Taxes

Selling real estate in Germany involves various tax obligations. The firm’s lawyers assist clients with the filing and payment of all relevant German taxes, ensuring compliance with local tax laws and helping to avoid any potential penalties.

Experienced and Bilingual Legal Team

Urban Thier & Federer boasts a team of experienced international lawyers who are fluent in both English and German. This bilingual capability ensures clear communication and understanding throughout the process, making it easier for international clients to navigate the complexities of German real estate law.

Longstanding Expertise

Since 2005, Urban Thier & Federer has been dedicated to assisting foreign sellers of German real estate. Their extensive experience and deep understanding of both German and international law make them a trusted partner for clients looking to sell property in Germany.

For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact us via our contact form, or call our offices in Germany or the US.

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