How to set up a company? What type best suits your needs and goals? It is advisable to contact a notary early in the piece to plan for the smooth setting up and operation of a company. Read this section to learn more.

Real Estate

Buying a home is certainly one of the most important economic operations in a person's life and the notary by law protects both buyer and seller. Visit this section to find out what steps need to be taken before signing the contract so as to purchase the property in total safety.


Family and kinship; gifts and inheritance; how to protect oneself in the event of cohabitation or change the property regime of one's marriage. Learn everything you need to know here and find how a notary can help you.

New checks

Recent EU directives have introduced compulsory additional checks that the notary must make and these can be summarised as follows:

  1. check that the energy performance of buildings is certified in accordance with national and regional standards. For the sale of buildings having heating equipment it is mandatory to have and often to attach a certificate of energy performance (EPA), prepared by an independent registered auditor indicating the property's class of energy consumption for heating. 
  2. the notary must verify compliance with the rules on combating money laundering, traceability of payments and commissions paid to any real estate agency.