Real estate law

Real estate law encompasses all legal aspects that have to do with real estate. The term can only be grasped if one focuses on the individual areas of law in which “real estate law” takes place. The law itself does not use the term. There is no direct definition. Anyone who builds, brokers, buys or sells real estate is dealing with real estate law.In real estate law, a distinction must be made between legal provisions in public law and in private law. Public law regulates the legal relationships of, for example, builders and real estate owners in relation to state institutions and relations with the general public. Private law focuses on the legal relationships between private persons.The transfer of ownership of a property takes place through the agreement of the seller and the buyer on the transfer of ownership and through the entry of the transfer of title in the land register (§ 873, § 925 BGB). Due to the special significance of the transfer of ownership and the high material values usually associated with it, the required agreement, the so-called conveyance, must be declared before a notary public with both parties to the contract present at the same time. Representation is permissible. The law on sales contracts is characterised by a multitude of terms. They are part of every notarial contract and should be known to the parties.To ensure that you do not make any mistakes and that you are guaranteed the highest degree of legal certainty, we will be happy to advise you nationwide, in particular also in the case of real estate transactions abroad.

Real estate law

Real estate law encompasses all legal aspects that have to do with real estate. The term can only be grasped if one focuses on the individual areas of law in which “real estate law” takes place. The law itself does not use the term. There is no direct definition. Anyone who builds, brokers, buys or sells real estate is dealing with real estate law.In real estate law, a distinction must be made between legal provisions in public law and in private law. Public law regulates the legal relationships of, for example, builders and real estate owners in relation to state institutions and relations with the general public. Private law focuses on the legal relationships between private persons.The transfer of ownership of a property takes place through the agreement of the seller and the buyer on the transfer of ownership and through the entry of the transfer of title in the land register (§ 873, § 925 BGB). Due to the special significance of the transfer of ownership and the high material values usually associated with it, the required agreement, the so-called conveyance, must be declared before a notary public with both parties to the contract present at the same time. Representation is permissible. The law on sales contracts is characterised by a multitude of terms. They are part of every notarial contract and should be known to the parties.To ensure that you do not make any mistakes and that you are guaranteed the highest degree of legal certainty, we will be happy to advise you nationwide, in particular also in the case of real estate transactions abroad.