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Real Property

Real Property

All land in Sweden is divided into properties. Lantmäteriet's task is to ensure an effective and legally secure division of real property, as well as to keep track of the composition of the properties, who the owners are and in which banks the mortgages are taken out.

Real property is ground; this is divided into properties. This means that a real property is primarily one or more demarcated areas on the land. Nowadays, a real property can be three-dimensional and contain, for example, a condominium or an underground garage.

All land in Sweden is divided into properties and each has a specific designation within the municipality - name and number - for example, Berga 1:8 in Lyckeby municipality.  A real property is demarcated by property boundaries that are marked on the ground and depicted in a map. The real property includes buildings, power lines, fencing and other facilities placed in or above the ground for permanent use. These are real property accessories in a legal sense.

The number of properties is currently increasing by about 20,000 per year. To establish a new real property, certain rules must be satisfied. These are found in the Real Property Formation Act.

Through a cadastral procedure, real property division can be changed. It may involve the new formation or modification of properties and rights - sometimes to clarify where property boundaries lie. If the owners of several properties need to work together regarding a common need, this can also be solved through a cadastral procedure.

Lantmäteriet's real property register contains 3.2 million objects and consists of information about Sweden’s properties, for example, tax assessment values and title deeds. This information is fundamental for society and the market economy.

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  • My Property

    Would you like to borrow on the house or look into uncertainties surrounding your real property? Here you will find information about your own real property and about the different ways you can use it. My Property

  • Mina fastighetsärenden

    Med e-tjänsten Mina Fastighetsärenden kan du både som privatperson eller som företrädare för en organisation, en kommun eller ett företag få information om en pågående lantmäteriförrättning. Du kan följa dina pågående lantmäteriförrättningar från start till mål. Mina fastighetsärenden

  • Manage mortgage deeds

    If you want to obtain a mortgage deed, if your mortgage deed has been lost, or if you want to convert a written mortgage deed to a computerised mortgage deed, we can help you. Manage mortgage deeds

  • Change owner

    Have you purchased or received a property? Then you need to make an application for a title deed. You do this by applying to Lantmäteriet's property registration office to be registered as the property's owner. Change owner

  • Change property

    Do you want to change your property? We can do this through a cadastral procedure. Change property

  • Owning together

    If you own a residential property, you may sometimes require access to facilities that do not fit within the boundaries of your real property. This may include roads, garages, playgrounds, and water and wastewater facilities. Owning together

  • Property information

    Our registers contain up to date information on all real properties in Sweden. This information is often used professionally within various activities, including the granting of credit and property sales. Property information

  • Fornminnen och fornlämningar

    Har du frågor om fornminnen och fornlämningar? Då ska du vända dig till Riksantikvarieämbetet. Fornminnen och fornlämningar

  • Ändra ägare eller fastighet

    Vill du ansöka om lagfart för att ändra eller lägga till ägare av en fastighet? Eller vill du göra ändringar på din fastighet genom en lantmäteriförrättning? Ändra ägare eller fastighet

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