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Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Cyprus wooing Thai investors

Cyprus is offering investors from Thailand European Union citizenship for BHT 100 million (approx. €2.5 million) as it expects to raise capital from Thai investors in a number of sectors.

Marginal increase in building permits

The number of building permits authorised by the municipal authorities and the district administration offices during May 2016 stood at 440 according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

July property sales up 26 per cent (Updated)

The number of properties sold in Cyprus during July rose by 26 per cent compared to July 2015 according to the latest official figures published by the Department of Lands and Surveys.

Focus on Pegeia property sales

The Paphos municipality of Pegeia, which has the largest population of British expatriates living in Cyprus, is the focus of an analysis of property sales undertaken by Delfi Partners and Company.

Chinese property scam second arrest

A second man has been remanded for three days in connection with the scamming of a Chinese property investor and is suspected of being the partner of the 43-year-old man arrested a week ago.

Steps to prevent Cyprus property price falls

Solutions are being sought from the Finance Ministry that will prevent property prices in Cyprus falling when the banks sell off the properties that have accumulated on their balance sheets as a result of repossessions and debt-to-asset swaps.

Banks playing a dirty game

A number of banks have obtained temporary court orders preventing people who bought property in Cyprus from receiving Title Deeds under the provisions of 'trapped buyers' law claiming they knew nothing about the sale.

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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.