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Cyprus: buying property

The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office has recently updated information for British nationals wanting to buy property in Cyprus; further information be found on the UK.GOV website.

UK Expats #YourVoteMatters in the EU referendum

UK citizens living in Cyprus are encouraged to register and vote in the forthcoming referendum to determine whether the United Kingdom continues to remain a member of the European Union.

UK to assist Cyprus on title deed delays

The Cyprus government has accepted an offer by the UK to assist in efforts to resolve the title deed and numerous property issues faced by home buyers of all nationalities in Cyprus.

PICAS meeting at Dhekelia Leisure Resort in Larnaca

The Property in Cyprus Action Support Group (PICAS) will hold an open forum for those facing difficulties when buying or selling property at the Dhekelia Leisure Resort in Larnaca on Wednesday 27 February.

British High Commission advises extreme caution

The British High Commission advises that the process of buying property in Cyprus has many potential pitfalls and strongly recommends that purchasers seek their own independent legal advice.

Acting on unsound legal advice can cost you thousands

In efforts to prevent nefarious property developers in Cyprus demanding extortionate sums of money from clients who wished to sell a property before its Title Deed was issued, the government introduced a new law last year.

Buying property in Cyprus information & advice

The British High Commission in Nicosia has updated the information and advice it provides to UK citizens who are planning to purchase property in Cyprus.

Well meaning or crooked lawyers?

Reports of “crooked” lawyers in Cyprus are legion. Paphos (or Pafos) appears to have an unusually high percentage of wrong doings by lawyers in comparison with other Cyprus towns and cities according to Antonis Loizou.

Finding lawyers in Cyprus

People buying property in Cyprus are generally unaware of the island’s different business culture and the fact that many lawyers work for the developers’ interests rather than those of the buyers.

BuySell Cyprus replies to report

Last month we reprinted an article from the Cyprus Sunday Mail on a dispute between Supertrust Estate Agents Ltd (BuySell Cyprus) and Mr Mike Skierka, the British owner of a house in Peyia.

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