Ownership of properties in Greece ensured via the State called Land Registry. In this all deeds are kept and all encumbrances over the property are registered. Properties archived based on the names of their owners and lawyers have the right to check the property of each person or company. This is where research of notary deeds are maid relating to any claims or encumbrances over the property. The research of the deeds also shows if the property has been transferred properly. This happens always during the process of the conclusion of the deal.