When purchasing a property in Germany, the buyer bears the additional costs. This includes the property transfer tax (6% of the buying price in Frankfurt), the notary costs around 1 to 1.5%), registry charges for property (approx. 0.5% of the buying price), estate agent’s commission (from approx. 2 - 5.95% incl. VAT.)
German domicile is not necessary for purchasing property in Frankfurt. It suffices to provide your home address.
Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) is approximately 13 km from the central business district.
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