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Clashes Between Protesters and Greek Police in Home Auction Court

Rioting between -mainly- left wing protesters and the police outside the premises where foreclosure home auctions are taking place, has become commonplace in Athens lately. This time the Athens Court of Justice became the battleground for the movement against home...

Online Foreclosure Auctions in Greece to Begin Wednesday

The first ten electronic foreclosure auctions will be held on Wednesday, following the decision of the General Assembly of the Athens-Piraeus Notaries to suspend their abstention from duty. Notaries had abstained from their duties for weeks, after receiving threats from...

Tsakalotos: Greek Banks in Danger if Home Auctions don't Resume

Finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos has warned his party's MPs that if foreclosed home auctions don't resume, Greek banks could be facing recapitalization issues. Speaking to SYRIZA parliamentarians, Tsakalotos was referring to the notaries' announced abstention from duty until December 31,...

Notaries Claim Businessmen Offspring's House Auctions are Deliberately Abolished

The Greek Notaries Association is accusing citizens' groups fighting against private house auctions, of abolishing particular auctions of houses belonging to offspring of wealthy businessmen. Making it clear that all said auction cancellations are not associated with primary residence (which...

Banks Propose Electronic Foreclosures to Avoid Angry Court Demonstrators

Banks want foreclosures to be carried out electronically so as to avoid tension caused by a growing movement of angered citizens that block repossessions at courts. The idea would mean that notaries, which bear the main brunt of citizens'...

Protestors Cancel Auction at Thessaloniki Courthouse, Notary Flees Angry Mob [video]

Protestors stormed into the County Court of Thessaloniki on Wednesday during the auction of a field in the region of Chortiatis. Around a hundred protestors managed to break through the police lines at the court and stormed into the...

Notaries Abstain From Foreclosures of Primary Residences Again This Week

Greek notaries decided to not take part in foreclosures of primary residences this week, extending the decision they had taken last week. Their decision to abstain from the process is due to the fact that they state that the conditions...