The process of buying real estate in Monaco is fairly straightforward, even if different and unique in some aspects from that of other countries, including France. There are three notary public officials appointed by the Princely Order acting on behalf of the state who participate in transactions from the offer stage to the legal transfer of the property. The main responsibility of the notary public is authenticating the property transfers and ensuring that the interests of the buyer and the seller are properly protected from beginning to end.[…]