The Hungarian Guide - Investing and retiring in Hungary

  • A stunning capital with unique setting A stunning capital with unique setting
  • walking and birdwatching paradise walking and birdwatching paradise
  • undisturbed nature rich in rare species undisturbed nature rich in rare species
  • enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track
  • Teeming with History Teeming with History
  • over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes
  • picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb
  • Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit
  • Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer
  • Tranquil Lake Balaton Tranquil Lake Balaton
  • Lush rolling hills of western Hungary Lush rolling hills of western Hungary
  • buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000.. buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000..
  • horsemen and nature lovers paradise horsemen and nature lovers paradise
  • Europe's second largest freshwater lake Europe's second largest freshwater lake
  • A paradise for watersport enthusiasts A paradise for watersport enthusiasts
  • Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature

Why use us?

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General

  • A property owner in Hungary since 1997
  • Based in the UK and a regular visitor to Ireland - able to answer your questions fully in English .
  • Contacts with Estate Agents in the Lake Balaton area with more than 15 years experience in the Hungarian property market.
  • Comprehensive service and help throughout the buying process.
  • 95% of my clients are British / Irish - more than happy for you to contact them.
  • Able to provide you with references as necessary.
  • Office in the UK with English speaking staff in Hungary.
  • Provide after sales support to help you settle in – a new mentor scheme now offers help with the basics from other English speaking owners.
  • Organise regular meetings  in the UK - enabling a mix of both existing and prospective owners to meet and share information over drinks
  • Access to a comprehensive list of over 50 different Fact sheets – comprising a list of hobbies and sports in Hungary through to information relating to Health Care, Residency and Driving to Hungary
  • Should you decide to sell your property we will list it on our web site for free

    and feature the property on our monthly mailer.

Pre Sales

  • Arrangement of Hungarian property viewings.
  • Booking flights and accommodation.
  • Meet-and-greet welcome at the airport.
  • Escorted viewings.
  • Arrangement of transport to and from airport and viewings.

Buying Process

  • Documents sent to you at home in the UK / Ireland.
  • Documents are duplicated in English and Hungarian.
  • Advice from first class lawyers.
  • Set fee for legal work including property checks, registration, money transfers etc.

After Buying the Mentor Process

  • 25 page Hints and Tips document – all you need to know with important web site links and money saving tips
  • Continued contact after purchase for support and information.
  • Able to help with information on building work – see work already undertaken on other owners property
  • Opening a bank account with internet banking and establish standing orders
  • Able to help with information on Satellite TV – watch television just like being at home.
  • Able to help with information on utilities and transfer these to your name.
  • Able to help with information on where to buy furniture.
  • Regular newsletter updates to all owners via email – best deals on car hire, negotiated discounts etc

Rest assured you can buy with confidence from a team of people who know all about the product they are selling and give unprecedented after sales help and service.

The price paid for your property includes legal fees, support before and after you buy ( Mentor Process )
The only additional cost would be the Hungarian Stamp Duty – currently 4% of the purchase price paid