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Cyprus Estate Agents

When buying property in Cyprus, you will invariably come into contact with the odd ‘crook’ who will try to relieve you of your money. Approved by parliament at the end of 2004, the new Estate Agents’ Law was designed to protect property buyers from these rogues and conmen. Unfortunately, the law has proved ineffective and […]

Planning Permission and Building Permits

Anyone who has dealt with the authorities in Cyprus will appreciate the paperwork and bureaucratic processes involved. But did you know that as many as 10 different permits from various local & central Government authorities may be required before a property can be legally built, owned and lived in! You may also be surprised to […]

Selling your property in Cyprus

In previous articles I’ve stressed the need for buyers to take independent legal advice when buying property in Cyprus. Unfortunately, many buyers fail to heed the advice and end up with all sorts of problems, one of which I discuss in this article. But even assuming that they’ve taken independent legal advice, buyers do not […]

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