The land market started working on July 1, and as of August 16, 7,112 land sale transactions have already been registered. Most often, land was sold in the Kyiv, Poltava, Sumy, and Vinnytsia regions, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reported.
In terms of land area, the Poltava region is ahead of others, where 1,774 hectares were purchased. Next come Kharkiv (1,712 hectares), Dnipropetrovsk (1,232 hectares), Kirovohrad (1,213 hectares), Kherson (1,100 hectares), and Kyiv regions (1,048 hectares). In general, since July 1, Ukrainians have bought and sold 14,800 hectares of land.
In addition, notaries filed more than 5,200 applications requesting access to the State Geocadastre to check land buyers, sellers, and the legality of transactions. Of these, 4,600 applications have been approved, 49 applications are pending, and approximately 601 applications have been denied access. Almost 4,700 notaries have been entered into the register for access to the State Geocadastre.
Context. In early July, the law on electronic auctions on the land market came into force in Ukraine. State land can only be purchased during online auctions. All information on land tenders will be provided in electronic form, for example, how much a hectare of agricultural land will cost.