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Expats form property action group

A GROUP of expats has got together to help fight the growing problems in Cyprus’ property market. Fed up with reports from disgruntled property buyers who have been run through the mill and come out the other side poorer and disgusted and disappointed, they have decided that enough is enough. The Cyprus Property Action Group […]

The difficult Cyprus property title deed route

So that you can appreciate the long and difficult way from the completion of a building, to the issue of the property title deeds, we hereby submit the procedure that it is required. For each step we hereby provide the legal requirement for the issue of a permit and the actual time taken. • Application […]

Cyprus Building Permit Statistics: April 2007

Figures just released by the Cyprus Statistical Service show that the number of building permits authorized by the municipal authorities and the District Administration offices during April 2007 stood at 749. The total value of these permits reached CYP 139.5 million and the total area 324.5 thousand square metres. These building permits provide for the […]

Nothing in site for villa victims

ON paper it looked like a great deal. A property in the sun for half the market price and all you have to do in return is let the developer rent the place for six months a year for 10 years. When the 10 years is up the house in Cyprus would be yours for […]

Cyprus Building Permit Statistics: March 2007

Figures just released by the Cyprus Statistical Service show that the number of building permits authorized by the municipal authorities and the District Administration offices during March 2007 stood at 986. The total value of these permits reached CYP 170.8 million and the total area 389.0 thousand square metres. These building permits provide for the […]

Cyprus Housing Grants for all

The Cyprus Government has published its 2007 housing grants plan which covers locals, as well as all E.U. members. The plan covers large families (in excess of 3 children) and invalid people with no locational limits. It also refers to grants which are earmarked for certain small village communities all over Cyprus (e.g. for Paphos, […]

Living in a Cyprus Property with no Title Deeds

I’ve heard that some people are being taken to court for living in houses without Title Deeds.I’m confused; is this true? If it is true, what can I do to stop this happening to me? I don’t have my Title Deed and I’ve been waiting for over 12 years now. Answer The situation to which […]

Cyprus Building Permit Statistics: February 2007

The Cyprus Statistical Service announces that the number of building permits authorised by the municipal authorities and the district administration offices during February 2007 stood at 813. The total value of these permits reached £133.5 million and the total area 299.5 thousand square metres. These building permits provide for the construction of 1,784 dwelling units. […]

Fraud in the Making

Suddenly the Cyprus Ministry of the Interior and the press have realised that a new type of property titles for which we have written in this and other newspapers over two years ago, is a fraud in the making against unsuspecting buyers, especially the foreign ones who rely to a large extent on their solicitors. […]

Issue of Building Permit for Cyprus Property

I have read your book and as I understand it, Planning Permission must be granted before applying for a Building Permit.Is my understanding correct or can my architect apply for a building permit at the same time? Many thanks Answer That’s right, your architect usually needs to have secured Planning Permission before he/she can apply […]

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