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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Hidden mortgages & tax bills delayed

The bills designed to rationalise Cyprus' various property taxes and address 'hidden mortgages' agreed by government will not be put to a plenary meeting of the House this Thursday as planned.

Fraudsters target property sellers

People selling property in Cyprus are being targeted by fraudsters claiming to be from a company called 'Prime Consortium' who are trying to obtain their bank account details in return for a 10 per cent deposit.

Real estate tax restructuring a must

Cyprus real estate taxes are steep, unpredictable and complex and must be reduced and simplified if the island's property sector is to survive and prosper; owning property must be profitable.

Immovable Property Tax 2015

Revised Immovable Property Tax rates for 2015 are contained in one of a series of bills submitted by the Cyprus government to parliament, which are aimed at modernising the island's taxation system.

Tax incentives may cost €21 million

The property tax incentives designed to attract high-net-worth foreign investors to Cyprus could cost the government up to €21 million a year according to finance minister Harris Georgiades.

Tax incentives target rich foreigners

A 50 per cent cut in Property Transfer Fees and other tax incentives have been announced by the Cyprus President in efforts designed to attract high-net-worth foreign investors to the island.

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COVID-19 hits new homes in Cyprus

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)