For condo sales / purchases there is an important change.
The notary has to ensure that the buyer (consumer) had access to the contractual text 14 days before the signature.
Therefore most notaries and not the seller/broker will (read: has to) send out the contracts them self.
Text of the law in German: Ã„nderung des Beurkundungsgesetzes Â§ 17 Absatz 2a Satz 2 Nummer 2 des Beurkundungsgesetzes vom 28. August 1969 (BGBl. I S. 1513)
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