Many may not know that Gwangju Metropolitan City operates a Real Estate Counseling Center. This counseling center is located in the Civil Service Office on the first floor of Gwangju City Hall. It provides customized counseling services every Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m., with counselors consisting of 12 real estate professionals working alternately to help with citizens’ inquiries. Anyone who desires a consultation can visit the Center and apply for counseling to the counseling committee. In addition to on-site inquiries, the Center also provides other services such as real estate law, transaction notes, and solutions to real estate disputes.
The Center started its operation in 2014, and as of the end of 2018, it has provided a total of 289 consultations. In its first year of operation, it provided 18 consultations; this increased to 77 in 2018. The Center is expected to receive more consultations this year and in future. Lee Su-won, head of Gwangju City’s Land Information Department, stated that the city hopes to reduce the inconvenience experienced by citizens in terms of real estate transactions, and that the local real estate market will remain stable as a result. “It is my hope that Gwangju citizens will use the Center to help reduce real estate-related inconveniences.”
(Land Information Department Phone: 062-613-4560)