1. Can i purchase a property without coming to Bulgaria?
Yes, you can buy real estate in Bulgaria without coming, but we recommend to come to Bulgaria for a few days to sort everything out and to see the property. Often it is easier and quicker to get documents signed and stamped in Bulgaria than in UK.
2. Will I require a lawyer to complete my purchase?
No, as Real estate in Bulgaria covers the cost of full legalisation of paperwork, all notary fees, solicitor and translator costs for buying real estate in Bulgaria. However, we would always recommend you seek your own legal advice.
3. Why I need Bulgarian LTD?
There are restrictions for foreigners to own farm land in Bulgaria, farm land can only be owned by Bulgarian citizens or Bulgarian companies. If you are not a Bulgarian citizen you need to set up a Bulgarian company that purchases and holds the land. This is a completely legal and common formality which we can do on your behalf.
4. Do I need a visa to visit to Bulgaria and how long can I stay?
All EU citizens do not require a visa in order to visit Bulgaria and can stay in Bulgaria for 90 days in any 6 months.
5. Is it easy to purchase a property in Bulgaria ?
Purchasing a property in Bulgaria is generally a simple, hassle free process. Our team of professionals are here for your individual requirements.
6. What is the best way to get to Bulgaria ?
There are many airlines which fly regularly to Bulgaria
7. Can we use our credit and debit cards in Bulgaria?
You can use your cards in the bigger towns, but still only in the larger shops. All the hotels and all the major petrol stations accept cards, but in general most other transactions are carried out in cash.
8. What costs are involved for purchasing (selling) a property in Bulgaria?
For each property purchased (or sold) with our assistance we charge only 2 % agent's commission on the purchasing price but not less then 600 euros.
When a deposit is paid and a preliminary contract for purchasing (selling) the property is signed our commission is payable.
9. What are the expenses for completing the purchase procedure?
There are some additional chages: notary fees, tax when purchasing a property, stamp duty, etc. which are very small and depend on each property. For example for a rural house these vary from 250 to 600 Euros. These should be paid separately by the buyer.