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by Max 56
22 Aug 2018 17:17
Forum: Property Ownership
Topic: Selling a Communal Property with debts
Replies: 2
Views: 1174

Selling a Communal Property with debts

How can a property owner on communal village/estate sell their property without either buyer or sellers solicitors contacting a the residents/management committee. A property has been sold which has Title Deeds but also has a lot of unpaid communal fees owed. How does a new owner know what they have...
by Max 56
05 Sep 2017 21:55
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: Registering committee at Land Registry
Replies: 1
Views: 1996

Registering committee at Land Registry

Our committee would like to hear from other committee's who have registered their committee with Land Registry?

Was it easy?
How long did it take?
Does every owner have to sign the documents?
Many thanks.
by Max 56
27 Apr 2015 12:47
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: Debt Collection Communal Charges/Fees
Replies: 1
Views: 3180

Debt Collection Communal Charges/Fees

Can anyone who is responsible for the collection of communal service charges, used any legal methods to collect overdue service charges?
a) recommendation;
b) costs;
c) was it successful and how long did it take;

Many thanks.
by Max 56
14 Nov 2014 13:46
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: Communal Property Registering Committee
Replies: 1
Views: 3405

Communal Property Registering Committee

We have been recommended to register committee to enable us to take legal action for non payers on a complex of communal properties. We have Title Deeds. Could you advise us what paper work, costs, who needs to register all the committee or one member? Do we need to involve a solicitor? We are based...
by Max 56
18 Oct 2013 17:02
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Probate
Replies: 3
Views: 3089

Re: Probate

Nigel Thank you do not know any answers to your questions. We have are aware of a property owner who is in this situation who has been quoted in the region of €30,000.00 to obtain probate. When you say about 8% value of estate as the estate is only a small flat, is the value based on present days va...
by Max 56
18 Oct 2013 15:19
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Probate
Replies: 3
Views: 3089

Probate

Does anyone have any experience when a you own a property but it is only in one name and that partner dies, and you need to sort out probate, in Cyprus? Has anyone any idea what solicitors fees should be in these circumstances are we talking €1000/€5000,€5000/€10000 or higher? I am fully aware every...
by Max 56
12 Jun 2013 12:44
Forum: Buying Resale Property
Topic: Re-Sale of Properties with Title Deeds
Replies: 5
Views: 7380

Re: Re-Sale of Properties with Title Deeds

Thank you for response. So if I understand it correctly when a property is being sold on a community the owner has no legal obligation to tell solicitor they owe communal fees and the solicitor has no legal requirement to check with committee if any funds are owed, before property is sold? The reaso...
by Max 56
11 Jun 2013 20:46
Forum: Buying Resale Property
Topic: Re-Sale of Properties with Title Deeds
Replies: 5
Views: 7380

Re-Sale of Properties with Title Deeds

What is the responsibility of a solicitor when handling a resale of a property that is part of a community, to ensure that the sellers communal service charges are paid up to date, before being sold? Do they have any responsibility to contact the Management Company to check for any due service charg...
by Max 56
22 May 2013 14:32
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Communal expenses?
Replies: 5
Views: 5122

Re: Communal expenses?

Further to comments regarding this subject. I collect service charges on behalf a village complex. We have some serious serial debtors and have tried the legal route. However, we have been advised by a large legal company based in Cyprus that you are unable to go down the legal route with a property...
by Max 56
09 May 2013 14:25
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: IPT refund
Replies: 1
Views: 2331

IPT refund

We recently had our Title Deeds released by developer after 8/10 years of ownership. During this time we have been coerce into paying IPT on the understanding it would be refunded on obtaining Title Deeds and applying to Inland Revenue. However, the early Sales Contract that we signed had not includ...