Lowballed by the state

28.11.2011                      02.Kislev. 5772

Enteignungsentschädigung:

Lowballed by the state

Landowners whose holdings are expropriated to make room for roads or other infrastructure are often offered several times lower than fair value. An upcoming reform may make the situation even worse.

It's not rare for a court to find that the amount state bodies offer property holders for expropriated is well below fair value.
Amounts awarded by the courts are often significantly greater than compensation initially offered by the expropriating authority….