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Sales of property in Cyprus nose-dive

The number of properties being sold in Cyprus has nose-dived in recent months following the latest phase of the global financial crisis.

Cyprus property sales down 50 per cent

PETER Paradisos, the marketing manager for Maispa Developers said property prices in Cyprus were falling steeply even though he didn’t have any official figures as yet. “I would say enquires and sales are down by 50 per cent. If you’re a good salesman you can close a deal on most enquiries, but if they aren’t […]

Cyprus property sales on ominous downward trend

THE number of contracts deposited at the Land Registry gives a good indication of how many new properties are being sold in Cyprus. In the first eleven months of 2008, 14,403 contracts were deposited. This compares to the 19,478 and 15,500 deposited over the same period in 2007 and 2006 respectively. But what is even […]

Property sales in Cyprus fall

ACCORDING to the Cyprus Land Registry, the number properties being bought fell dramatically during the first eleven months of 2008. Their figures reveal that the number of property sale contracts transacted between January & November 2008 showed a 27.9% year-on-year reduction, while contracts transacted in November showed a 60.5% year-on-year decline. Commenting on these figures […]

Sales of coastal property in Cyprus slump 40 per cent

ACCORDING to a report in today’s Cyprus Mail, there has been a significant slump in sales of property in the coastal areas of the island. The worst hit areas are Paphos, Paralimni and Protaras although Limassol and Larnaca are also feeling the effect. Property sales in coastal areas have dropped up to 40 per cent […]

Property market slowdown

ACCORDING to figures just released by the Cyprus Land Registry Department, the number of property sale notes during the period January – October 2008 reduced by 24.2% compared to the same period last year. While the number of notes in October fell by a massive 50.2% compared with October 2007. Property sale notes show the […]

Is the Cyprus property market frozen?

THE ONCE lucrative property market has come to a standstill as buyers, sellers and banks wait for the full effects of the global credit crunch to show, said property experts yesterday. According to Charalambos Petrides, Vice President of the Property Valuers’ Association, the credit crunch has come at a time when the property market is […]

2008 property sales down 30 percent

THERE was a 30 percent reduction in sales of property in Cyprus during the first four months of 2008 compared to previous years, the House Commerce Committee was told yesterday. The statement was made by the deputy head of the Town Planning Department, Christodoulos Ktorides, who added that £370 million were received in transfer taxes […]

Falling Cyprus property sales

ACCORDING to reports in the Phileleftheros and Cyprus Mail newspapers, Capital Gains Tax receipts resulting from the sale of property in Cyprus during the first quarter of 2008 have dropped by more than 5 million Euro. The reports states that receipts in the first quarter of 2008 fell to €90.86 million compared with €96 million […]

Record year for Cyprus property transactions

During the first three months of this year property sales valued at £560 million have been made and it looks as if 2007 could set a record for the number of properties transacted on the island.

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