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A new property bubble in the making?

Nobel Laureate in Economics Christopher Pissarides believes there’s another bubble being created in the Cyprus property sector although George Mouskides refers to the rise in transactions as a “healthy increase”.

Communal fees – sinking fund

Some Management Committees in Cyprus have set up a ‘sinking fund’; money set aside to replace/renew/repair items like swimming pool equipment, watering systems, external redecoration, etc.

KPMG Cyprus real estate report

KPMG’s ‘Cyprus Real Estate Market Report – The Insights’, now in its ninth edition, provides an overview of the Cypriot economy and assesses the performance of the real estate sector.

Is it safe to buy property in Cyprus?

“Is it safe to buy property in Cyprus?” is a question I’m constantly being asked and although changes to the law in recent years have improved the situation, some buyers are still at risk.

Cyprus property market on the up

Specialists are confident over the future of the Cyprus property market, saying that the upward trend in house prices is combined with an ongoing increase in demand for real estate.

NPLs pushing down Cyprus property prices

Higher NPLs in particular appear to drag Cyprus property prices down indicating pressure to dispose of immovable property assets increasing their supply according to European Commission report..

Will NPLs sale affect the Cyprus property market?

Assessing the impact of the sale of non-performing loans (NPLs) will have on the Cyprus property market is not straightforward as George Mouskides, Chairman Cyprus Property Owners Association, explains.

What the new foreclosure bills mean

The new foreclosure bills passed by the Cyprus parliament expedites foreclosure proceedings, makes it easier for financial institutions to remove bad loans from their balance sheets, and increases the number of borrowers eligible for insolvency schemes.

Land Registry & Property Transfer Fees

In Cyprus, Property Transfer Fees are the local equivalent of the UK’s Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), is a tax that is paid by a purchaser when they buy property or land; so why are so many people complaining?

Energy saving grant scheme

There are opportunities for those living in Cyprus permanently to increase the energy saving of their homes through the “I Save I Upgrade” grant scheme, which is co-funded by the European Union and the Cyprus Government.

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