Certification of purchase
If you are buying, selling, giving as a gift or exchanging immovable property, you will need the services of a public purchase witness, an attesting notary.
If you are buying, selling, giving as a gift or exchanging immovable property, such as a plot, you will need the services of a public purchase witness, an attesting notary. The attesting notary will certify the transfer of the property.
In some situations, you can sign a deed of sale in the electronic service of the National Land Survey of Finland instead of using an attesting notary.
When the property is transferred, both parties and the attesting notary must be present at the same time. The attesting notary will verify the identity of the parties and confirm that the deed of transfer is formally correct. The parties will then sign the deed of transfer in at least three copies.
Do the following
make an appointment with the attesting notary in advance.
both parties have to be present when the certification of the purchase takes place or a person authorised to represent a party must present a special power of attorney.
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