Many people have been caught out in Bali because they don't have public access to their own land. It is important to check who actually owns the access road before you buy the land. Even though the road looks as though it is a public one, it could be owned by a private individual and they can block access to your land unless you pay a substantial fee.
To build a house or any building in Indonesia, you need to get a building permit or IMB. This is often placed prominently at the front of the property. You might find that many locally owned houses in Bali don't have IMBs, but you can still organize the permit during the property transaction.
A contract for deed is a security instrument that ensures that the property owner's rights are protected.Notaries handle property transactions in Indonesia. It is important to try to find someone who is reliable and honest. They also need to be located in the same regency as the property you are purchasing.
If you have a notary that is located in a different part of Bali, you can still use them to check that the notary handling the transaction is doing everything above board. It is vital important that you to have air tight and unbreakable contract for your property in Bali, Indonesia. Why put your investment in risk?