Category: Real Estate and Construction

purchase of a property in romania

How to buy a property in Romania?

The purchase of a property in Romania, such as an apartment or house, industrial hall, building offices can be made by Romanian citizens, EU member states citizens, as well as foreign citizens. With regard to the right of ownership of land, especially agricultural land in Romania, the law provides certain special provisions regarding their purchase […]

Recovery of the constructor’s debts

Recovery of the constructor’s debts: How to register the legal mortgage (statuatory lien) of the constructor in the land book

Recovery of the constructor’s debts: register the legal mortgage in the land book Construction companies can recover the value of construction works in Romania carried out and unpaid by the developer by initiating legal proceedings against the beneficiary. The law firm Pavel, Margarit and Associates recommends the registration of the legal mortgage of the constructor […]

PMA Leading Firm 2021

Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm was ranked in 2021 among the top law firms in Romania by the international legal guide Legal 500

The international legal guide Legal 500 has recently published the rankings of the best law firms in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm is present, for the fifth consecutive year, in the top law firms in Romania, in the edition of one of the most representative London-based […]

Many real estate projects in Romania have construction defects. What actions should developers take to be compensated

Sometimes, new real estate projects have construction defects that are not even known by the developer. Once the owners come into possession of the apartments, they may discover patent or latent defects and go against the developer during the defects liability period. Such cases happen because the developer didn’t take the necessary supervising actions, says […]

ANRP granted to former owners of a nationalized property compensation titles worth almost EUR 1 billion in the last 5 years

From 2014 until mid-July 2018, the former owners of the nationalized houses received compensation titles amounting to almost EUR 1 billion from the National Authority for the Restitution of Properties, according to data provided by the Authority to Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm.   Altogether, almost 86,000 payment titles were issued in that […]

Former owners may sue the Romanian state for the restitution of buildings. 26,400 files unsolved by Romanian Restitution Authority on Law 10/2001. Owners may go to Court

About 26,400 notifications for the restitution of buildings in Romania, based on Law 10/2001, submitted by former owners to the National Authority for Restitution of Properties in Romania five years ago, and unsolved yet, may go to Court starting with May 2018, announce Romanian lawyers specialized in litigation and property recovery and restitution from Pavel, […]

Four aspects that you need to keep in mind when buying land in Romania. How can a Romanian lawyer help you

Buying a land for exploitation or for construction in Romania involves a lot of legal research. In some cases, is more difficult to establish the legal status of a plot than the legal status of a building. For instance, many lands in Romania are not included in the cadastral circuit, other lands can’t be used […]

You want to buy a property in Romania? Here’s how a Romanian real estate due diligence lawyer can advise you

Before buying a property in Romania, both the seller and the buyer must ensure that they have all the necessary documents available. Issuing some of the documents takes time and it would be unpleasant to know that some of the documents are missing in the day before the transaction takes place, so that the deal […]