Costs of Buying a Property in Hungary

Purchase Fees for buying your Hungarian House

Buying a Property in Hungary is a simple process, there is no need to set up companies, prove you have an income or any complicated legal work.  The only conditions are an up to date passport and enough funds to purchase the House and a good property lawyer to complete the Purchase agreement and other related paperwork.

The costs of buying a Hungarian House are included in our fees which are outlined below

We work with an excellent Lawyers office whose specialism is Hungarian Property Law. They have up to the minute information on changes in Buying property in Hungary as an overseas buyer.

Fees to pay on Purchase of your Property in Hungary

  • A Buyer’s Tax of 4%  of the purchase price is due between 2 & 6 months after your property in Hungary has been registered.  This will be sent to your Hungarian and Overseas address.
  • Our Real Estate/admin/assistance fee is  £550.00 for houses up to 3.29million HUF and £850.00 for any property above 3.3 million HUF.
  • We are a Kaposvár based Agency and we must travel in many cases for the viewing of properties so we require a €50/per day viewing fee to cover the expenses of our Agent.

This Administration fee will include the following

  • Preparation of all legal documents required for purchase
  • Municipality Registration
  • Transfer of property

 Yearly fees to Maintain your Property in Hungary

  • Council tax (garbage etc)  – c. 10,000HUF
  • Mains water tax – c.18000 HUF
  • Village Tax – average 350 HUF( per m2 of internal living space per year)

Please note that all headline prices detailed in Sterling are approximated, and based on the day’s exchange rate on the date of publication.

For an up to date precise Sterling value, please contact us and we will calculate exact values using the current rate of exchange.

Use of our Hungarian/English/German/Dutch/Slovakian/Arabic/Russian translation services are 20 Euro Per Hour in written or verbal form

After Sales for your Hungarian House

Would you like an excellent  after sales service for your Property in Hungary which may be necessary if you are using it only as a holiday home?
it will include monthly checks, repair services, utilities checking, winter preparations, letter & bill forwarding/paying etc.  please contact an agent for more full details and costings.
It is also a law in Hungary to keep your garden maintained, weeds are not allowed to grow above a certain height, your local municipality will give you details of what is normal for your village.
Surveys and Builders can also be arranged.
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