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Land Registry & Property Transfer Fees

In Cyprus, Property Transfer Fees are the local equivalent of the UK’s Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), is a tax that is paid by a purchaser when they buy property or land; so why are so many people complaining?

Cyprus Property Transfer Fees and VAT

MPs in Cyprus are planning to revise Property Transfer Fees and the VAT paid on land sales to eliminate distortions in the Cyprus property market, which they believe is adversely impacting competition.

Strong growth in Cyprus property prices

The RICS Cyprus Property Price Index for Q3 2017 reports strong growth in property prices across the island with an annual increase of 7.4% in apartment prices and a 4.2% increase in house prices.

Property sales make a good start

Cyprus property sales continued their upward trend in January with the number of property sale contracts deposited at Land Registry offices rising compared with January 2017 according to official figures.

Calculating communal fees

Communal fees are required to pay for the insurance, maintenance and repair of apartment buildings in Cyprus and other types of building complexes that contain common areas and shared facilities.

Our top 10 most read stories from Cyprus in 2017

We’ll go over the top ten most read stories published by Cyprus Property News over the past 12 months, which include stories about trapped buyers, Swiss Franc loans and property taxes.

Reduced VAT on property purchase

Those buying a property in Cyprus as their main residence may apply for a reduced rate of VAT of 5% on the purchase price/construction cost of a new dwelling providing they meet certain criteria.

Another stab at resolving the Title Deeds mess

The Cyprus government to take another stab at resolving Title Deeds mess created by nefarious developers who duped people into buying mortgaged property as the law passed in 2015 failed to fully address the problem.

Limassol upcoming skyline fears

Limassol’s construction ambitions are rising vertically, but many argue that the new high-rise buildings are unsightly and clutter the landscape, but it seems that the problems are far more serious.

Reprieve for trapped buyers

The Cyprus government has vowed to continue issuing Title Deeds to trapped buyers despite the recent court rulings that left them in legal limbo according to a report in the Cyprus Weekly.

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