Cyprus Property News magazine for overseas buyers & real estate investors

Thursday 16th July 2020

Yearly Archives: 2008

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...

British property buyer brutally beaten

A BRITISH property buyer was hospitalised on Monday after allegedly being badly beaten by the Cyprus property developers with whom he is in dispute,...

Cyprus property boost may promise good times ahead

Since joining the European Union (EU) in 2004, Cyprus has been enjoying a major boom in its property market. Despite the unresolved issue of...

Cyprus government rakes in cash from property boom

STATE coffers enjoyed a 142 per cent increase in Capital Gains Tax in 2007, mainly as a result of the Cyprus property market boom. According...

Cyprus property statistics: building permits to Oct 2007

The Cyprus Statistical Service (CySTAT) has announced that the number of building permits authorised by the Municipal Authorities and the District Administration offices during...

Mortgaged property in Cyprus

I am in the process of buying an off-plan property in Cyprus and my lawyer has written advising me that: "The bank which has a...

Right the property wrongs

Property is a major contributor to the Cyprus economy. The Cyprus Land and Developers Association reported that the Cyprus construction industry has an annual...

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Permits for the construction of new homes in Cyprus fell by more than a half during April; the second month during which the COVID-19 containment measures continued to apply.

Cyprus’ largest ever housing project will help low-income families

Limassol municipality and the Land Development Corporation (KOAG) reached an official agreement on Thursday regarding the establishment of the largest housing project ever undertaken in Cyprus, worth €100 million.

Corrupt lawyers continue to plunder estates

Corrupt lawyersin Cyprus continue to plunder the estates of their deceased clients by calculating their fees for administering estates on the Cyprus Bar Association's 'Minimum Fee Regulations', which were abolished in 2018

Cyprus house price index up 2.5 per cent

The Cyprus house price index rose by an average of 2.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the previous quarter according to official figures from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT)