The Tapu (Title Deed) is an official document which shows you have ownership rights in Turkey. The owner’s name, photograph and detailed information of the property appears on this document. This official document is supplied and archive provided by Land Registry Office.
The title deed has to be sealed with a stamp in the central part at the bottom of the document. In most cases a picture of the owner is suffixed and sealed to the top-right of the Tapu but it is not obligatory. All processes related to legal progress is followed and fixed by Find a Turkish Home experienced staff.
The Meanings of the Terms Appearing on a TAPU are as Follows:
Pafta No: Sheet number
Ada No: Plot number
Parsel No: Parcel number
Niteligi: Feature (whether it is a building land, vacant land, or agricultural land)
Yüzölçümü: Size of the land
KAT MÜLKIYETI: Ownership of the independent unit which is ready to use (flat, house, office etc built on the main land)
KAT IRTIFAKI: Ownership of the independent unit which is not ready for use yet (either because of an on-going development/construction work or due to the fact that usage permit from the municipality has not been gathered yet)
DEVRE MÜLK: Fractional / timeshare ownership (owned for a certain period of a year)
Bagimsiz Bölüm: Information about the number of independent unit
Arsa Payi: Land share (what proportion of the land belongs to the independent unit)
Blok No: Block number
Edinme Sebebi: The reason why the property is being acquired (From who to whom the property has been sold and any other relevant explanation)
Sahibi Name(s): The name of the owner(s)