Cyprus Property News magazine for overseas buyers & real estate investors

Thursday 16th July 2020

Bejay Browne

Long queues at Paphos land registry

Despite the Cyprus Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis promising additional resources to help clear the backlog of Title Deeds waiting to be issued, there are still long queues outside the Land Registry and other government offices in Paphos.

British Army serviceman may be left out in the cold

A former British Army serviceman who once served in Cyprus may be left out in the cold if other residents living on the Paradise Hills estate get a mains electricity supply.

Life is Hell in Paradise Hills

Life in Cyprus is Hell for the handful of residents living in the unfinished Paradise Hills development built by Paphos-based developer MDB properties which is now in the hands of the administrators.

Cyprus swimming pool laws cost thousands

The costs of owning a communal swimming pool in Cyprus are escalating as authorities tighten up the enforcement of regulations seemingly designed for hotels and tourist complexes.

Illegal building in Cyprus must be stopped

In the Paphos district of Cyprus severe flooding has occurred in many homes built illegally on dry river and stream beds, ravines and rubble-filled gullies causing their owners major problems and heartache during the heavy winter rains.

Report on destruction of sea caves at Paphos

As well as causing irreparable damage to the sea cave rock formations at Peyia in Paphos, large pipes have also been laid going into the sea. Inspectors need to visit Chlorakas, Peyia, Emba and Kissonerga on a daily basis and carry out extensive checks.

Paphos timeshare touts get violent

More than 18 months ago the Cypriot authorities were reported to be cracking down on timeshare touts operating in Paphos. But it seems they have made little headway as instances of violence are now being reported.

Sea caves destroyed by developer

Developers in Cyprus are causing irreparable damage to the natural environment and seem intent on destroying the very reasons people come to live on the island in their endless quest for money.

Cyprus president may avoid property protestors

Hearing the news that President Christofias may be unable to attend, Cyprus Property Action Group co-ordinator Denis O'Hare said that there will be another opportunity to demonstrate.

Paphos timeshare companies desperate to clean up image

Brendan Surgenor plans to clean up the mess, bring down the numbers of representatives on the streets, and legalise the touts to a specified number per company. There are many dotted around Paphos; it's not just on the seafront and in the market

Paphos timeshare touts out of control

Aggressive timeshare touts in Paphos are hassling guests inside top-class hotels along the seafront in a desperate attempt to drum up new business.

Cyprus property companies on brink of bankruptcy

A 20 to 30 per cent cut in the old prices, which were too high, could stimulate some interest from people and get the stagnant property market moving; at lower prices, the banks could also become more willing to offer housing loans to buyers.

Thousands of Cyprus property workers face job losses

AS MANY as 3,000 construction workers in Paphos could lose their jobs in the coming months if there is no turnaround in the real-estate...

British pensioners in Cyprus feel the squeeze

THE GLOBAL economic downturn and the collapse of the British pound are having an enormous impact on the retired population of Brits in Paphos. David...

Cyprus developers ‘strangled by red tape’

PAPHOS property developers are pleading with the government to cut through the tangle of red tape that they say is suffocating their business, causing...

Briton loses half a million in property fraud

TWO men were remanded in custody in Paphos yesterday on suspicion of defrauding a British resident of Peyia out of nearly half a million...

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