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Chinese property scam arrest

Paphos police have arrested a man on suspicion of scamming Chinese property buyers following a complaint by a Chinese woman who handed over €260,000 to men posing as intermediaries for well-known property developers.

Property Transfer Fees reduction permanent

In an announcement published earlier today the Cyprus Finance Ministry advised that it has lifted the temporary 50 per cent reduction in Property Transfer Fees for transfers that take place by 31st December 2016

Immovable Property Tax payments

In September the Tax Department will start sending Immovable Property Tax notices to some 237 thousand taxpayers who will find their tax bills reduced to 25 per cent of the amount demanded last year.

Chinese targeted by property scammers

Scammers in Paphos claiming to be middlemen of major developers have taken money from a Chinese woman who subsequently discovered that the land she had paid for did not belong to the seller.

Cyprus Central Bank home prices Q1 2016

The Cyprus Central Bank has published its residential home price indexes for the first quarter of 2016 recording a fall in house prices over the quarter of 1.3 per cent and a rise in apartment prices of 0.6 per cent.

Luxury homes go under the hammer

More than a hundred properties, including a number of luxury homes, will soon be auctioned off together with a hotel and other properties worth a total of €24.6 million according to the Phileleftheros.

Residential twin towers at Ayia Napa

Work on the construction of two luxury residential twin towers ay Ayia Napa should get underway in late September and will form part of the town’s new marina accommodating 400 to 450 vessels.

Property sales recovery strengthens

Property sales in Cyprus increased in June 2016 compared to the same period last year, according to official statistics published by the Department of Lands and Surveys, with sales up 42 per cent.

Immovable Property Tax 2016

The Cyprus parliament has agreed that Immovable Property Tax for 2016 will be based on 1980 values but reduced by 75 per cent on the amount paid last year; IPT will be abolished in 2017.

Cyprus home prices fall 3.4 per cent

The Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT) reported that the price of houses in Cyprus fell 3.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 in the first issue of its House Price Index issued earlier today.

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