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Conveyancing property in Cyprus and due diligence

One of the issues that people face when buying real estate in Cyprus is that there appears to be no defined tasks that a lawyer is required to undertake when conveyancing property, which may lead to severe complications for the buyer at a later date.

New specific performance law increases safeguards

Designed to provide added protection for those buying property on the Island, a new Specific Performance law will come into force in Cyprus shortly that will replace the existing ‘Sale of Land (Specific Performance) Law’.

EU funded scheme to make property purchasing safer

A pilot scheme that promises to end the problems experienced by expatriates when buying property in other European Union countries has been highly praised by EU parliament vice president Diana Wallace MEP.

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.

Buying property in Cyprus – book review

For anyone wishing to avoid unnecessary heartache and financial loss when buying property in Cyprus, this book is an essential reference – Dr Alan Waring.

2011 property market predictions

What does the coming year hold in store for the Cyprus property market? Pundits predict that things will be much the same as last year, but 2011 has not got off to an auspicious start.

Urban planning amnesty suggestions

With the proposed urban planning amnesty shortly to be debated in parliament, the Cyprus Association of Valuers and Property Consultants has put forward three suggestions for the government’s consideration.

Ban the sale of mortgaged property

An overwhelming percentage of our readers who voted in a recent on-line poll want the Cyprus government to ban the sale of mortgaged property.

Pissouri ‘The Edge of Heaven’

Popularised by Gordon Honeycombe in his book ‘The Edge of Heaven’, the Cyprus village of Pissouri has become a hot spot for those seeking a place in the sun. A long time resident advises prospective property buyers about the importance of seeking independent advice.

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.

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