Its largely based on the British System and protects the Purchaser’s Rights .Once the  “ Sales Contract” has been signed and deposit paid, Land Registry introduces a Specific Performance which protects the Purchaser’s Rights until the Title Deeds are issued and transferred to their name(s). They cannot be withdrawn by anyone. Conveyancing Costs depends on which lawyer you engage but on average they start at 1,200 Euros plus VAT @ 19%