Cyprus Property News magazine for overseas buyers & real estate investors

Tuesday 11th August 2020

Yearly Archives: 2005

In Defence of the Whingeing Brit

I read with interest the letter from a Scottish lady who left Cyprus, returned to Scotland, and regrets this move homeland for the reasons...

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...

Is there no Recourse against the Developers?

My mother purchased a property from a property developer over three years ago, and, even though her contract had stated that completion would be...

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...

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 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...

Buying Property in Cyprus

In April edition of The Cyprus Weekly I read an item headed "Illegal estate agents - stopping cowboys" by Antonis Loizou. No matter what...

Paphos looks into Sand Houses

The Paphos District Officer has initiated litigation against the developers and civil engineers involved in building a residence on soft soil, in what is...

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...

Architects Blast Authorities for Building Permit Delays

Lengthy delays in obtaining town planning and building permits for new buildings can squarely be blamed on the antiquated practices of the Town Planning...

House Opens Way to Release Title Deeds

Parliament has unanimously approved a bill that would enable thousands of joint owners of illegitimate residences or land plots to secure building licences and...

Cowboys & Real Estate Agents in Cyprus

A law passed at the end of last year aims to protect house buyers from rogue operators. We explain what it contains and how...

Investing Wisely in Cyprus Property

Before you launch yourself on to the property ladder, make sure you are taking all the right factors into account advises George Coucounis A careful...

Most Read

Small rise in construction of new homes

The Cyprus construction sector staged a slight recovery May falling by just 0.1% compared to May 2019 according to official figures released by the...

Property sales to foreigners continue to fall

The number of Cyprus property sales to foreigners continued to fall in July with numbers down to 36 per cent on the numbers sold in July 2019 according to the Department of Lands and Surveys.

Property sales in Cyprus improving

The number of property sales in Cyprus is improving following the government's decision to introduce an interest rate subsidy for new housing loans granted from 1st March 2020 until 31st December 2020.

Tender awarded for Larnaca port and marina

The tender to develop the Larnaca port and marina has been awarded to Eldeman Holding BV and Alexandrou Corporate Services, comprised of Israeli and Cypriot interests.

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