Purchase of Real Estate
Foreign nationals may own property in Austria only with the permission of the competent provincial government office (Amt der Landesregierung). Competent is the Amt der Landesregierung of the federal province in which the property is located.
In order to find property for sale it is advisable to contact either a real estate office or to look through newspapers of the respective province for advertisements.
For further information on estate agents contact the following associations:
Fachverband der Immobilien- und Vermögenstreuhänder
(Austrian Federal Guild of the Real Estate Trustees)
Tel: +43-590 900 55 22
The following links will take you to detailed information on housing and rented accommodation in Austria: