The Certificate of Ownership (hereinafter referred to as the LV) is a public document that contains an inventory of real estate owned in a given cadastral area on a given date by a specific owner, co-owners or other entitled persons. It serves to prove ownership and is issued by the competent cadastral office.
What is a title deed?
The LV is a basic document when selling a property, as it proves your right to dispose of the property. It contains all important information about the legal status of the property, such as restrictions on ownership in the form of easements, liens, etc.
You can obtain a title deed in two ways:
- In person at the Cadastral Office or Czech Point, including an official stamp confirming that “it is an original”.
- On-line purchase of the title deed or remote access to the data from the Cadastre of the Czech Republic.
What does the title deed look like?
In the header you will find information on the date and time at which the status is recorded, then the LV should read A to F.
- Section A contains information about the owner(s), including address and identifiers. If there are multiple owners, then whether you will also find their ownership interests.
- Section B identifies the property (land, parcels, type of land, acreage, etc.).
- Section C contains information on the easements that encumber the property.
- Section D is for notes, notices, seals, etc.
- Section E is devoted to the titles of acquisition (contract of sale, deed of gift, inheritance proceedings, etc.).
- Section F contains the soil-ecological unit for the land.