REALWorld Law

Sale and purchase

Steps in the transaction

What are the normal steps involved in a real estate transaction?



Generally, the transaction will include the following stages:

  • Conclusion of a confidentiality agreement/preliminary agreement/letter of intent
  • Legal due diligence, as well as financial, environmental and technical due diligence where appropriate
  • Negotiation of the contract
  • Obtaining approval from the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine (if required under Ukrainian legislation)
  • Signing and notarization of the contract
  • Fulfilment of any conditions precedent to completion
  • Completion of the contract, and
  • Registration of the buyer's title to the real estate/land