A how-to guide for the legal sale of property in Haiti
Habitat for Humanity
This manual documents existing Haitian land laws and customary practices related to the legal sale of land.
This manual documents existing Haitian land laws and customary practices related to the legal sale of land, facilitating a consistent and transparent process that supports tenure security for Haiti’s residents and ultimately Haiti’s economic growth. It was developed by the Habitat for Humanity Haiti.
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Summary of manual intention and contents
- Explanation of Legal Sale – Two Approaches
- Professional Responsibility of Notary and Surveyor
- Summary of the Steps to a Sale by Genuine Deed
- Preliminary Agreement or Promise of Sale
- Survey of Property
- Preparation of Bill of Sale
- Registration and Transcription of Bill of Sale and Payment of Taxes
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The goal of this manual is to disseminate knowledge and awareness of the legal processes and make the steps associated with these processes more accessible and efficient for all entities involved in the process of land transfer in Haiti.
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