Re: How to buy privately?


If the broker is a well known and reliable company do it through them it will cost 0 . 

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Le 30 janv. 2023 à 21:09, Naura Slickers & Philipp Schmid <com@...> a écrit :

Hello Alexander,

we had good experiences with for business transactions in the past (but nothing boat related and no transactions with actual problems). 

All the best, Philipp

On 30.01.2023, at 20:57, Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka@...> wrote:

I talked to the owner and explained that I did not want to complete the transaction until I had both pieces of paper and why and he completely understood and agreed and wants to find some way such that we both minimize risk.  So that's great!  I need to find some sort of escrow services I suppose?  I think maybe banks offer this service as well, I'm not sure.

Thank you for the great, and quick, advice, everyone.

"Alexander Burger" <mail@...> writes:

Dear Malcolm, you were interested in buying my Sharki in Sardinia last October, you were too late as I had agreed to trade with another
interested party. I am following your problems with the purchase and want to tell you briefly how it went with us.  The boat had a German flag
and was bought by an Italian citizen. We did everything without a broker. We signed a bill of sale, but we didn't even do the signatures at the
same time because the buyer got sick and couldn't come to Berlin as planned. Therefore, the seller's signatures were notarised and this deed
was sent to the buyer, who can use this deed to register his property. He also needed the deregistration certificate of the German boat
registration, which was also sent to him. Without these documents, or those required by the Netherlands, the full purchase price should not be
paid, as you still need to have some leverage to keep the seller active. If you use a broker, the documents necessary for your registration, as
far as they have to be provided by the seller, should reach the broker before the entire purchase price is paid to the seller. The agent can be a
kind of trustee who receives the purchase price, so that the seller can be sure that the money will flow, but will not be paid until all the
documents are with the agent.
I hope that gives you some clarity. 
Best rergards


former owner Sharki #17

Am 30.01.2023 um 16:35 schrieb Malcolm Matalka:

Haha it was a typo!  I do not feel that I am being scammed! 
El lun, 30 ene 2023 16:33, Roque <ediroque@...> escribió:

You said: “ I do believe I am being scammed by the broker”

Unless this was a typo and you meant “do not”, I would just  look for another broker, one I would have good info about and  reasons
to consider him/she a good profissional. 
Roque  Em seg., 30 de jan. de 2023 às 12:11, Malcolm Matalka  <mmatalka@...> escreveu:

Hello everyone, I have a follow-up question.  Purchasing this  boat  is still on-going, and I would like to confirm what the broker  is  proposing because I do not know:

They say that once the bill of sale has been signed by all  parties, I should transfer the full amount of the boat over to  the  owner.

I would like to break the purchase up into two transactions:  half  once bill of sale is signed, and the other half after I have  received the Certificate of Registry or the Certificate of  Withdrawal.  I have been told by others not to complete a  purchase  without those due to horror stories of everything getting  signed  and never receiving the certificate and the broker going to  sell  the boat to someone else.

I am told this is unusual receiving some pressure.  Additionally,  they don't really want to write a concrete contract beyond a  bill  of sale.  They seem to think that is a sufficiently specific  contract.

Does anyone here have any thoughts? Advice?  I think the Bill  of  Sale is valid as a contract, so if they did try to scam me, I  would have legal grounds to do that, but that doesn't mean I'm  going to get any money back even if I were to be on the right  side  of the law.

To be clear, I do believe I am being scammed by the broker, but  I  would like to do things as safely as I can.

"Trevor Lusty" <trevlusty@...> writes:

> Malcolm,
>               Is very exciting buying a boat, but your first  >               is  >               really special and good luck with it.
> Better to have a contract written in your country of  > domicile.  > Conduct your purchase in currency preferred and favourable to  > you. Most
> importantly of all, have a your agreement ensure that your  > cash  > transfers against clear title of your new boat, the usual  > process is to an
> escrow account, and finally be certain that you can reverse  > out  > with your cash if the music stops.
> Anything is possible but you need a willing buyer and a  > willing  > seller. Mark's example is a brilliant example of everyone  > being  > on the same
> page.
> Remember, they built a lot more than one boat, if this one  > doesn't work out, there will be another and you will still  > have  > your funds.
> Best regards,
> Trevor Lusty
> Ireland
>   >
>            >
--  Roque
Attika A54 117
Paraty - Brazil  

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