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Buying and Owning Property in Europe

January 1, 2015 /

As we all know, the purpose of the European Union is to facilitate the free movement of people, goods, services and capital.

The present Landscape of Land Registration in Greece

January 1, 2015 /

Land Registries constitute the authority responsible for land registration in Greece. Land Registries were created in in 1853, shortly after the formation of the in 1830. They are and always have been considered as a judicial institution and, therefore, they fall under the supervision of the Ministry of Justice.

Impersonal Transactions and Registries of Property Rights

January 1, 2015 /

Director of International Relations. Colegio de Registradores de la Propiedad y Mercantiles de España (Public Corporation of Property Rights and Business Registrars of Spain).

XX ELRA General Assembly

December 2, 2014 /

Hosted by HM Land Registry of England and Wales, the XX ELRA General Assembly took place in London on Tuesday, 2nd December 2014.

Closing CROBECO II conference: London, December 2014

December 1, 2014 /

A system aimed at facilitating property conveyancing across the European Union (EU) has been successfully developed by the CROBECO (Cross Border e-Conveyancing) project to:

Announcement closing CROBECO conference

October 27, 2014 /

On 1st December 2014 the CROBECO closing conference will take place in the headquarters of the Law Society in London. The theme of the conference will be:

IMOLA Project

September 22, 2014 /

There is a need for a standard means of accessing basic land registry information within the EU. Yet, the cross-border exchange of information between European land registries is complicated.

Prof. Dr. Arruñada at CROBECO Conference

June 3, 2014 /

A keynote speaker of the CROBECO II conference was Prof. Dr. Arruñada from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, who presented a cost/benefit analysis of CROBECO. His conclusions were:

XIX ELRA General Assembly

May 16, 2014 /

Hosted by the Colegio de Registradores de España, the XIX ELRA General Assembly took place in Barcelona on 16th May 2014.

2nd CROBECO II conference: Barcelona, May 2014

May 15, 2014 /

On 15th May 2014, the European Land Registry Association (ELRA) organized a conference on Cross-Border Electronic Conveyancing. The conference was part of a project, known as CROBECO, aiming to enforce the recovery of foreign real estate investment in southern European countries.