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Monthly Archives: June, 2017

Cyprus ‘well prepared’ for skyscraper disasters

The Cypriot authorities have assured that fire safety measures are in place to tackle skyscraper disasters following concerns arising from the Grenfell tower disaster in west London.

Contract signed for Cyprus casino resort

Earlier today a landmark deal for Europe's largest casino was signed between the gaming authority and the Melco Hard Rock consortium at the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia.

Reprieve for trapped buyers

The Cyprus government has vowed to continue issuing Title Deeds to trapped buyers despite the recent court rulings that left them in legal limbo according to a report in the Cyprus Weekly.

How many trapped buyers?

Earlier today the Greek language newspaper ??????? (Daybreak) published statistics on the number of trapped buyers unable to get their Title Deeds because of various unpaid developer debts.

Trapped buyers (update 2)

The House Legal Affairs Committee is meeting today in efforts to resolve constitutional issues with the trapped buyers law. Meanwhile here is sitrep from Marina Massoura from the law firm of L.G. Zambartas LLC.

Fight for justice in Pissouri ordeal

British High Commissioner, Matthew Kidd, visited affected residents in the devastated Limnes (lakes) area of Pissouri and is reported to have said he will intercede with government.

Land values also recovering

As home prices enter recovery, so do land values, particularly in Limassol which has already attracted property developers from other coastal areas such as Paphos and Famagusta.

Property prices rising says Central Bank

Cyprus property prices rose by 0.3 per cent over the fourth quarter of 2016 but fell 0.9 per cent over the year according to the Residential Property Price Index published by the Cyprus Central Bank.

Overseas Cyprus property sales rocket

The surge in Cyprus property sales in May that we reported last Thursday was helped significantly by a more than three-fold increase in sales to the overseas market according to official figures.

Russian and Arab investors developing land

Russian and Arab investors are buying and developing land in Cyprus with Limassol being their first option according to Marinos Kynegirou, the Chairman of the Cyprus Real Estate Agents Association.

Strong surge in Cyprus property sales

There was a strong surge in the number of Cyprus property sales during May, with the number of contracts deposited at Land Registries across the island up 59 per cent compared to May 2016.

Cyprus building more new homes

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits have been issued rose by 34.6 per cent in March 2017 compared to the same period in the previous year according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

New obstacle to solving Title Deeds mess

Solutions to the Title Deed mess resulting from court decisions declaring that the 'Trapped Buyers' law is unconstitutional will be the subject of a meeting between all parties on 16th June.

Paphos District Officer to mediate Pegeia deadlock

A meeting mediated by the Paphos District Officer is to be held in efforts to resolve a deadlock between Leptos and the Pegeia Municipality concerning various issues at Coral Bay.

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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.