The certificate of ownership is issued by the Cadastre Office during the purchasing of real estate in Turkey, is named Tapu.
At this certificate is specified the information about type of real estate, the names of the owners, the cadastral value, date and registration number, cadastral file of the land which belongs to the real estate. Foreigners have the right to get the property’s ownership but also the land’s ownership on which the property is located (if the property is in a residential complex, in this case is issued share ownership for the land plot on which the complex is situated).
If the property is a land, field or garden, Tapu is blue; if the object of real estate is residential object, trade or storage, hotel or similar object, Tapu is red. At Tapu (certificate of ownership) could be inscribed a few people, relatives or acquaintances, in equal or different shares.