Cyprus Property News magazine for overseas buyers & real estate investors

Thursday 9th July 2020

Nigel Howarth

Property Nightmare

Last November, whilst on holiday in Cyprus, my husband and I decided to look for property with the view of moving to Cyprus. We...

Buying Property in Cyprus – the Specific Performance Law

(If you want to hear my discussion on the subject with Rosie Charalambous on CyBC Radio 2 you can listen to my podcast.) When buying...

Uncontrolled Development

Sir,Further to your recent article where Mr Foukaras correctly sights Tala and Emba’s uncontrolled property development as the cause of the recent tragedy: In July...

No Title Deeds–Security

It is a fact that new property take a long time to secure a title deed and this creates serious problems regarding ownership, finance,...

Cyprus Government “Worrying a Lot” about Title Deeds

The “House of Representatives are worrying a lot about the situation”. This was the message given by Rikkos Erotokritou, the MP for Limassol, during...

Property Inspection Trips: The Pros and Cons

There is value in seeing developments for yourself, but only if you are not pressured to put down a deposit straight away and you...

Planning Changes Spark Controversy

EVEN before they are fully published, the Local Plans, extending the building zones in the major towns, are causing widespread controversy. What is causing the...

Where are the Best Areas to Buy Rental Property in Cyprus

Question We're thinking about buying an Apartment, which we will need to rent out, what are the best areas to look at? Answer First, Do not go...

Choosing your Property Developer

Don't assume that bigger is better; the size of a company is no guarantee that its properties are of an acceptable quality. You may...

Construction Quality

The quality of construction of Cyprus property varies greatly. If you are looking to buy a property, here are a few things you should look out for

Construction Methods

The method used for building property in Cyprus is quite different to that used in many other European countries, including the UK. The island is...

Buying New Property in Cyprus?

I was once asked the question "Why are all villas and apartments for sale in Cyprus advertised as being 'luxury properties'?" I replied "Because...

Cyprus Property and Title Deeds

Cyprus is one of the few countries in the world that maintains an effective land registry system in which all ‘immovable property’ (a term...

Cyprus Home Price Index – September 2006

The Cyprus home price index is published monthly by BuySell Cyprus Real Estate, a real estate advertiser. The company started to produce its home price...

Construction cost up 72.9% in 6 years

According to CYSTAT (the Cyprus Statistical Service) data released on Thursday, the construction cost in Cyprus soared 72.9% in the past 6 years. In...

Cyprus Property Cheats

With regards to property cheats, on your Letters page the problem stems way before this. Firstly you need your property developer, who comes along with...

Cyprus Real Estate Agents Developers & Lawyers

I sympathise with the plight of the Parnhams reported in your letters page of last week. Regrettably, problems of this nature are not uncommon...

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Corrupt lawyers continue to plunder estates

Corrupt lawyersin Cyprus continue to plunder the estates of their deceased clients by calculating their fees for administering estates on the Cyprus Bar Association's 'Minimum Fee Regulations', which were abolished in 2018

Cyprus house price index up 2.5 per cent

The Cyprus house price index rose by an average of 2.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the previous quarter according to official figures from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT)

MPs commit to expedite citizenship bills

MPs have committed to expediting the bills and regulations aimed at improving the transparency of the citizenship-by-investment programme, so that the items can be voted on before the House breaks for the summer recess.

Decision soon on Pissouri homes devastated by landslide

The government said Monday it will soon have in hand the recommendations of experts concerning the landslide in the area of Pissouri, which has seriously damaged dozens of properties throughout the years.