Cross Border Acquisitions of Residential Property in the EU: Problems Encountered by Citizens

05-04-2016

This study was commissioned by the European Parliament's Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee. It identifies and analyses the legal and practical difficulties that an EU citizen faces when buying properties abroad and investigates what can be done to assist an EU citizen when buying residential immovable property in another Member State, making ten recommendations to improve their lot.

This study was commissioned by the European Parliament's Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee. It identifies and analyses the legal and practical difficulties that an EU citizen faces when buying properties abroad and investigates what can be done to assist an EU citizen when buying residential immovable property in another Member State, making ten recommendations to improve their lot.

Autor extern

Peter Sparkes (University of Southampton), Dilsen Bulut (ZERP, University of Bremen), Magdalena Habdas (University of Silesia), Mark Jordan (Southampton Law School), Héctor Simón Moreno (University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona), Sergio Nasarre Aznar (University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona), Tommi Ralli (ZERP, University of Bremen) and Christoph Schmid (ZERP, University of Bremen)