If you want reliability, then you need to pay through the Bank. To do this, create a special account that will be able to put the equivalent of that which needs to be paid for the property. After the transaction is completed, you simply transfer the full amount to the account of the person from whom you made the purchase. Or is there another option that you will first send the money then sign the contract of purchase and sale. This method will allow you to avoid unnecessary trouble with money, suffering with how to protect them, and other troubles.
If you pay you can use the following method. Open a Bank account, get a credit card. On this account, place the required amount. After the transaction on purchase of the apartment you just give the card to the seller, informing all the necessary information (PIN, account number, etc.). Then he will remove it all due to him cash.
To pay for the purchase of an apartment is possible and usual way - in cash. Disadvantages of such a system of calculation with the seller very much. First, you are risking the safety of cash. After all to carry the same amount of money quite risky. Secondly, if you are not sure of the honesty of the seller, then the calculation of cash can easily lose a few thousand, as the unclean hands will easily be able to discreetly hide it. Therefore, with this method of payment it is necessary to be very careful.
One of the most popular ways is to open a Bank account. The principle payment is the same as you can pay via credit card. That is, you have to put in the cell the money, and then during the transaction to give the seller the necessary information.
You can do all the paperwork necessary to work with the Bank and through the intermediary. For example, a realtor. For this you only need to write a power of attorney on the person who will deal with your financial issues. And, of course, do not forget that such services will cost you extra money.