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Checklist for Buying a Detached House

The law obliges the buyer to inspect the property carefully. After the sale one may not invoke a defect that should have been detected during the inspection. The buyer should take enough time to inspect the property and visit the site more than once. The parts of a...

Declining Inheritance

How to decline an inheritance and its consequences   When declining an inheritance the beneficiary gives up their legal or bequeathed right to the inherited property. This means the beneficiary is no longer a shareholder in the decedent’s estate. When a...

Renting Out – Real Estate Law

Renting Out a House Real Estate Law December 29, 2015 This article has been published in the Omakoti Magazine Usually residential rental properties are apartments rather than entire houses. A property owner however, is free to rent out an entire single family home as...

Equality of Shareholders

This article has been published in Asunto & Kiinteistö Magazine As per Chapter 1, § 9 of Limited Liability Housing Companies Act all the shares of the housing co-operation establish same rights unless provided otherwise in the articles of association. General...