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Construction Quality

The quality of construction of Cyprus property varies greatly. If you are looking to buy a property, here are a few things you should look out for

Cyprus Property and Title Deeds

Cyprus is one of the few countries in the world that maintains an effective land registry system in which all ‘immovable property’ (a term that relates to land and buildings, trees and plantations, rivers, wells, and all rights relating to land and buildings) is registered. (The system used in Cyprus is very similar to the […]

Get Ready for a Cyprus Property Boom

Property, apartment and detached house prices are expected to increase by seven to 12 per cent in the immediate future, the House Commerce Committee heard yesterday. According to the head of the Land Registry Department, Andreas Christodoulou, Cyprus is the cheapest country in the European Union when it comes to properties, apartments, houses and land. […]

Cyprus Property Cheats

With regards to property cheats, on your Letters page the problem stems way before this. Firstly you need your property developer, who comes along with ‘Horse, Saddle and Spurs’. He decides to build, puts down the base for columns and his architects tell him they are wrong. He doesn’t rectify this problem and so the […]

Cyprus Property Warning

I would like people to know how buying property in Cyprus can turn out to be a complete nightmare. We have lived in Cyprus for over a year and want to sell up and move back to Scotland for personal reasons. We bought a house off plan in 2003 and had a buyer who wanted […]

New Rights Planned for Cyprus Property Buyers

A bill being drafted by parliament seeks at long last to arm property buyers with an arsenal of weapons against unscrupulous property developers, though it remains to be seen how effective its application will be. The move aims to address the thousands of cases where someone paying for a plot of land, an apartment or […]

Developers Dragging Their Feet on Title Deeds

Three months after passing a law on title deeds, authorities are discovering that incentives given to developers to legitimise illegal constructions are not as appealing as had been hoped. The law passed last March allowed owners of houses or apartments that violated building regulations to pay a certain amount to the Town Planning department and […]

Beware when Buying Cyprus Property

Nigel Howarth’s letter in Cyprus Weekly (29 April 05) spurred me to write about my own experience in seeking suitable accommodation to buy in Cyprus. Having lived here for two years now and, having heard horror stories as well as pleasant experiences from friends and acquaintances who, to a man, advised us to use a […]

Cyprus Real Estate Agents Developers & Lawyers

I sympathise with the plight of the Parnhams reported in your letters page of last week. Regrettably, problems of this nature are not uncommon when buying Cyprus property. I personally receive three or four emails a month from people who have been deliberately misled into parting with their money by unscrupulous real estate agents, property […]

Peyia Development Probe

Interior Minister Andreas Christou has set up a three-member committee to examine possible building violations in the Coral Bay area near Paphos. Christou acknowledged yesterday during a visit to Peyia the existence of irregularities with a number of Cyprus property developments in the area. Peyia Municipality has come under attack over development in the Coral […]

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