In order to sell a property in Slovenia
there are numerous legal aspects which should be taken into consideration. The buyer and the seller
will need to conclude a sale/purchase contract
and to assume liability for the taxes that must be paid in this situation. Our team of lawyers in Slovenia
can offer legal assistance on the conditions that have to be met when selling a property
Real estate in Slovenia
became a member state of the European Union (EU) in 2004 thus, allowing foreigners to purchase properties
here following the same regulations available for Slovenian citizens
. Of course, the regulation is applicable to foreigners who are citizens of one of the EU’s member states.
Thus, persons who are interested in selling a property in Slovenia
can also do this action with a European citizen. However, non-EU citizens will have to complete different legal conditions when purchasing a property in Slovenia
and our team of attorneys in Slovenia
can offer more details on the applicable legislation.
Taxes due when selling a Slovenian property
The transaction related to the sale of a property in Slovenia
incurs a set of taxes. It is important to know that in most of the cases, the buyer is liable to taxation
, but there are several taxes that must be paid by the current owner
The buyer will be required to pay the transfer tax, applicable at a rate of 2% of the value of the transaction.
According to the provisions of the Property Act
, the documents related to the transaction of the property
will need to be verified by a public notary in Slovenia
. Each party is liable to pay a notary fee
, which is established following a progressive taxation scheme
The notary fees in Slovenia vary between EUR 5 – EUR 100, depending on the value of the property.
The transfer of ownership
must be registered with the Land Registry
, where the parties are expected to pay a registration fee
representing maximum 0.5% of the property value