Cyprus Property News magazine for overseas buyers & real estate investors

Tuesday 11th August 2020

Monthly Archives: April, 2020

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.

You have insurance but are you insured?

The heavy winter rains have resulted in many insurance claims but as many have found to their horror, although their insurance premium has been paid, they discover that they're not insured when they make a claim.

The Cyprus property market will rebound in 2021

The new reality since the lockdown in Cyprus is that all sectors of the real estate market have come to a standstill and many transactions already agreed in principle or even midway through have been frozen or postponed.

Building permits authorised for 907 new homes

The number of building permits authorised in Cyprus during January 2020 provided for the construction of 907 new homes; an increase of 27 per cent compared to January 2019 according to official figures.

Foreign property sales take a big hit

Sales of property in Cyprus to foreigners took a big hit in March following the blanket ban on passenger flights and other measures introduced by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Cyprus house price index falls

The Cyprus house price index (HPI) fell by 3.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2019 and by 4.8 per cent on an annual basis according to a preliminary estimate by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT).

30-year Paphos marina saga continues

The thirty-year saga of the Paphos marina continues with news that moves to study a proposal to create the marina at Kissonerga with docking facilities for cruise ships is about to get underway.

Coronavirus fears hit Cyprus property sales

Sales of property in Cyprus suffered a significant downturn in March as coronavirus fears hit house buyers and sellers, how long it will last probably depends on how long it will take to get the pandemic under control.

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Small rise in construction of new homes

The Cyprus construction sector staged a slight recovery May falling by just 0.1% compared to May 2019 according to official figures released by the...

Property sales to foreigners continue to fall

The number of Cyprus property sales to foreigners continued to fall in July with numbers down to 36 per cent on the numbers sold in July 2019 according to the Department of Lands and Surveys.

Property sales in Cyprus improving

The number of property sales in Cyprus is improving following the government's decision to introduce an interest rate subsidy for new housing loans granted from 1st March 2020 until 31st December 2020.

Tender awarded for Larnaca port and marina

The tender to develop the Larnaca port and marina has been awarded to Eldeman Holding BV and Alexandrou Corporate Services, comprised of Israeli and Cypriot interests.

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