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Monthly Archives: January, 2008

Cyprus weather in January

"Cyprus enjoys the best Mediterranean climate with approximately 340 days of sunshine per year. Paphos has the finest climate on the island with cooler...

Cyprus property numbers and costs

The Statistical Service of Cyprus (CySTAT) produces various figures concerning the Cyprus property market. They publish a Construction and Housing statistics report for 2005,...

Cyprus attracts retired Britons

RECORD numbers of Britons are fleeing the country for more appealing climates, lower taxes, more affordable property and fewer traffic jams. Latest figures from...

Construction loans boom despite Banks’ measures

Despite measures taken by the Central Bank of Cyprus earlier in the year, loan growth hit a 10-year high in December 2007. According to the...

Specific Performance what Protection?

In 2001 we bought a plot of land and had a house built on it. We decided to move to somewhere closer to town...

Cyprus property developers claim expat tried blackmail

THE PARALIMNI Cyprus property developers at the centre of a police assault investigation involving a British home buyer yesterday countered the allegation by accusing...

Title Deed trap and the emergence of self-help groups

The Politics of Homeownership and Title Deeds (1) We have been consistent in explaining, and drawing attention to the sorry state of affairs which exist...

Buyers and their odyssey: case studies

The Politics of Homeownership and Title Deeds (2) In last month's issue of in In Touch we critically examined the historical, social and legal...

Surviving the Property Jungle: A Safety Kit for Property Hunters

The Politics of Homeownership and Title Deeds (3) This final Part 3 of our articles on the property trap is about good practice. In...

Non-payment of communal charges

I live in a complex of apartments and after nine long and frustrating years we all got our Title Deeds last May. We took...

Title Deeds: capital gains tax liability

AFTER 18 years we have just been advised that the Title Deeds for our house are now available. But I have just received a...

Cyprus property fraud?

We bought a resale property in Cyprus near Ayia Napa just over a year ago with full Title Deeds and used an independent lawyer...

Two accused of assaulting British property buyer released

TWO MEN involved in the alleged assault of British property buyer Conor O'Dwyer were released from custody yesterday, police said. Ayia Napa police chief George...

Tribal mentality undermines rule of law

POLITICIANS often boast that in Cyprus we have the rule of law. Generally speaking, this is not an idle claim, even though things are...

Property buyer recounts horror of Frenaros assault

"I CAN'T let my kids see me like this," says Conor O'Dwyer, the British home buyer beaten up in Frenaros village last Monday, when...

Battling the Church for Title Deeds for 13 years

RESIDENTS of a Paphos development who have been waiting for Title Deeds to their properties for 13 years are still stuck in limbo with...

Two remanded over brutal beating

TWO Cyprus property developers, a father and son were remanded yesterday by the Paralimni court for four days suspected of assaulting British home buyer...

British property buyer still in hospital

A BRITISH property buyer who was allegedly assaulted by developers Christoforos Karayiannas & Son Ltd, with whom he is engaged in a legal wrangle,...

Property rental yields “low to moderate”

A recent report produced by the influential Global Property Guide concluded that rents and yields from Cyprus property are "very low" and "taxes on...

Cyprus property price index falls 1.86% in December

BuySell Cyprus Real Estate, a real estate advertiser, publishes a monthly 'Home Price Index' - the only one of its kind in Cyprus. The company...

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Property sales collapse hits all markets

The historic collapse of 80 per cent in property sales in April hit the local and overseas market segments according to statistics from the Department of Lands & Surveys.

Historic collapse of property sales

Property sales in Cyprus have collapsed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic to a level only seen once before when the events of March 2013 made Cyprus a household name around the world.

Building permits maintaining strong growth

The number of building permits authorised in Cyprus during February 2020 provided for the construction of 680 new homes; an increase of 18 per cent compared to February 2019 according to official figures.

Cyprus passport programme under fire again

The Cyprus citizenship by investment programme, which enables well-heeled foreigners to obtain an EU passport for investments of at least €2 million, has come under fire again from the European Union.