Home Property in Bulgaria
How to buy a house in Bulgaria?
Here you will find the detailed information about real estate purchasing in Bulgaria:
- the right way to choose the property and to effect the deal;
- property taxes and duties that should be paid;
- everything about home loans in Bulgaria;
- home property management and renting;
- rental, commercial properties and related investment properties.
Real estate for sale
Most recent offers from house owners in Bulgaria and from real estate agencies. Advertisements with the fixed price and auctions are listed here.
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It is not surprising that nowadays a property in Bulgaria is so popular : the standard of living in the country is high , and prices - significantly lower than the world . In this country, to live well , to be treated , start a business , and just relax.
Real estate prices in the Balkan country remain almost stable in the last few years: the annual growth of no more than 0.5-1 %.
In addition, there is no shortage of real estate: you can buy housing in both the primary and the secondary market. Also , taking into account some of the local nuances , can be purchased and the earth.
Bulgarian legislation is simple and loyalty to foreigners : to get a multiple entry visa or residence permit easy enough.
Bulgaria - the perfect place for those who want to start a business in this Eastern European country .
Bulgaria has long been famous both for its mineral springs and spas , as well as charges of medicinal herbs , which you will not find in any other European country. Therefore, in this country and good to go for those who want to live to old age healthy and well. However, few Russians know that you can buy or rent a property in Bulgaria for retirees. You can provide your elderly mother a great opportunity to live in a country where they can get rid of many diseases and to live for years in a healthy climate.
Improve their health in Bulgaria are also those who suffer from respiratory diseases. In this country , due to the abundance and variety of herbs air ( excluding large cities) has a therapeutic effect.
The only drawback for those who are going to buy a property and move here for permanent residence, is the current system of school education. Previously, it was based on an analogy with the Soviet schools, but in the last few years, held its reorganization by the German method. Reorganization is not completed yet , so the kids have a hard time in school . But this is a temporary phenomenon, and it is hoped that within a couple of years things will get better .
Real estate prices
The highest property prices in Bulgaria are definitely in Sofia and " hyped " Black Sea resorts . Prices on average dvushku start at 20 thousand euros. Of course, flats or apartments of class "luxury" will cost several times more expensive: it all depends on those " additional options " that you would like to see in your home.
But , nevertheless , even in resort areas can still buy an apartment or a small private house - for 15,000-20,000 euros. For the same price you can buy a property (wood or brick cottage ) in the ski resorts of Bulgaria - in Borovets or Pamporovo .
Both individuals and legal entities are required to pay an annual property tax . After purchasing the property within two months of the owner must deliver the declaration to the Tax Office , which is described in detail your property . Tax paid by installments , four times during the year - by 31 March, 30 June , 30 September and 30 November. At the request of the owner , the entire amount of the tax can be paid in a lump sum - up to 31 March. In this case it is below 5%.
Rents in the Russian understanding in Bulgaria not. However, the owner of a property in Bulgaria must pay monthly for water meters , gas, heat and electricity , as well as cleaning the surrounding area.
How to buy real estate ?
Buying property in Bulgaria can both physical and legal persons . Foreigners are allowed to buy property in both the primary and the secondary market, as well as on construction sites . Buy land for development , foreign citizens are not allowed , but you can take the land on lease . You can also purchase the land in the name of the firm, in which a portion of the share capital is owned by private individuals.
When buying a house or apartment should be noted that the price per square meter of real estate in Bulgaria is not calculated as in Russia .
The size you buy a property is calculated on the basis of the so -called common area. The total area includes indoor space and common areas.
Net area - this is the size of your apartment , calculated on the outer perimeter : that is, including the interior walls , balconies and the "dark room " ( utility room ) .
Common areas - an area of entrances, stairways and corridors of the building, which is shared by all the tenants in proportion to the area of apartments . On average , the total amount of 15 to 20 % of the area of your home . It may seem that the price per square meter of real estate are substantially increased by the addition of common parts. On the other hand, one should not forget that many of the apartments are sold fully renovated, and sometimes partially furnished , reducing your cost of repairs and furnishings .
Buying a property is made by a fairly simple scheme. You can select a suitable accommodation on the Internet (for example , our portal JJC.Ru), and then a tourist visa and see your future apartment or a house on the site . If you want to have an option has been reserved , it is necessary to pay a deposit to the owner or developer . On average, its size ranges from 2,000 to 3,000 euros.
If , in the course of a personal inspection , you decided to buy the same ownership another apartment , the deposit shall be counted as part of the payment for your chosen new home .
Once you have decided on the subject of shopping, is a preliminary agreement , the signing of which is paid 30 % of the full purchase price. If you choose an apartment in a newly built house , the payment in installments , after the completion of each stage of construction.
To complete the transaction should personally come to Bulgaria and , with the help of a local notary , to conclude an agreement on the transfer of property rights. At this point, the future owner of the balance is paid the cost of housing. Buying property in Bulgaria are taxed , which usually already included in the price of the apartment or house. You must also pay an additional notary fees (about 0.5 % of the total) and pay local tax ( 2%).
The owner can live in a house purchased in person or visit their relatives there or are familiar with no additional coordination or execution of any securities. Also, foreigners are allowed to rent housing to rent. For those who open a business, an important advantage is that it is possible to register a company on the personal address.