Real Estate Blog - Legal

Changes in Forestry Legislation

22 Mar 2020

Are you selling your property in Crete? Have you filed a forest complaint in Chania Forest Service? Check on the changes in forestry legislation! On March 11, 2020, a new government bill was submitted for public consultation, including inter alia, an amendment to Law 4122/2013, aiming to solve some of...

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Proving the building capacity of your plot - Try a compromise agreement before court

18 Mar 2020

Selling your plot often stumbles upon the question of its integrity and build-ability when of course the main urban rule defining a plot's building capacity (basically 4000 s.m. surface plus other parameters) cannot be applied.So, before putting your property up for sale, it would be wise to consult...

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Correction of undeclared sqm - deadline for submission

07 Mar 2020

The online platform www.tetragonika.govapp.gr opened on February 27th, where owners of properties -connected to electricity supply or not, legal or regulated- can correct their properties’ sqm, if the surface shown on the electricity bill is lower than the actual one shown in E9, the property deeds,...

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Selling a Tenant Occupied Property - Rights and Obligations of Parties involved

29 Nov 2019

What are the main things you should check when buying a tenant occupied property. What are the rights and obligations of all parties involved (seller, buyer, tenant). What is provided by the Greek Law.

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What is a Right of Access

29 Sep 2019

Definition of the right of access, when it applies and what you should know when buying or selling a property with a right of access.

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How to open a bank account in a Greek bank

24 Apr 2019 (originally 05 Nov 2015)

Instructions on how to open a bank account in Greece as a foreign resident. List of all the required documents needed for the procedure.

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Property on a designated forestland in Crete

15 Apr 2019

New Forest Maps in Crete. Certain properties in Chania region, Crete, plots or built properties have been registered as forest or grassland in the recently published forest maps. Property owners are entitled to contest their property's forest character before the Forest Office of Chania and defend their cases before the Forestry Committees.

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