Plan in 2015 to buy a property in the Saarland or in North Rhine-Westphalia, you have to increase your budget by 1.5 percent-calculated. For in these two states climbs the transfer tax for real estate purchases to 6.5 percent. Anyone have a notary contract terminates in 2014, can save.
The increase in real estate transfer tax in Saarland and North Rhine-Westphalia from 5 percent to 6.5 percent would apply to real estate purchases from 1 January 2015.

Save ancient land transfer tax rate

Anyone planning a real estate purchase in one of these two states in 2015, should still be active in 2014 and complete a notary. Even if transfer of benefits and burdens pass on the property in 2015, one for the amount of land transfer Expensive, only the date of the notary contract. And this is the year 2014, only 5 percent real estate transfer tax is due.

Tip: The real estate transfer tax at the top rate of 6.5 percent, there are so far only in Schleswig-Holstein. In Bavaria and Saxony, the transfer tax is unchanged for years only 3.5 percent.