Services – Fields of Expertise
Property – Real estate law – Planning – Forestry – Contract – Tax Law
The Cretan Real Estate market is enjoying considerable growth attracting buyers from all over the world thanks to the favourable residency and immigration schemes attached to the purchase of property, as well as to the island’s enviable geographical position, it’s excellent climate and the special lifestyle it offers.
Property-Real estate law is a complex law that, in addition to implementing basic law, also requires a broad sense of thinking, flexible handling and unified processing and treatment by combining collective work. We therefore collaborate with other experts, such as leading accounting and financial consulting firms, sales and marketing consultants and agents, insurance companies, engineers and constructors, notaries etc in order to offer integrated teamwork solutions that will satisfy even the most demanding clients by offering maximum benefit.
We are able to handle all issues concerning property and real estate transactions for foreigners in Crete and the rest of Greece, making the best of our long-time and excellent knowledge of the law and its specific provisions, all by investigating connected fields, such as planning and forest law, property tax law and contract Law that consist an integral part of it.
In the field of real estate law, we offer the following services fine-tuned to the needs of private and commercial clients for non-residents of Crete:
• Advice before the reservation of a real estate
• Preparation of power of attorney in cooperation with notaries or Embassies
• Processing of necessary tax actions for our clients in cooperation with our accountants, including taking full responsibility for their tax matters; Preparation and opening of bank accounts, securing online banking and cards
• Legal research at the land registry for a clear, secure title with no legal faults
• Building status research in cooperation with engineers and the town planning office for verification of planning requirements and compliance to the rural and urban planning and legalisation laws, as well as the separate provisions of the National Tourism
• Property forestry clearance at the forestry service
• Preparation, revision and processing of sale, rental, donation and building contracts and preliminary contracts
• Clearing up all questions related to ownership
• Controlling staged insurance payments
• Protecting clients building properties by appropriate guarantees
• Correction and establishment in cooperation with notaries of notarial deeds, land division deeds
• Correction of entries in the property registry and land registry
• Lawsuits related to real estate issues including claims against developers
• Consultation and legal actions about requesting and cancelling mortgages
• Official translations of all documents required in any language in cooperation with our acknowledged partners
• Assistance for property management
• Delivery of a full property file
• Services at Transport Department (i.e. renewal of driving license, vehicle transfer, car deletion after exportation)
Corporate – Commercial Law
We provide a full range of services in the establishment of foreign businesses, private, limited or capital companies in Greece by finalizing and amending Articles of Association.
Family and Inheritance Law
Our law firm deals with matrimonial issues, divorce and judicial separation before the Greek courts as well as with the cases regarding child custody.
Immigration Law - Golden Visa
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