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by HappyCamper
20 Jul 2019 12:00
Forum: Mark Nowell's Financial Questions
Topic: Communal Fees - Making them up!
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Communal Fees - Making them up!

would appreciate advice please. I own an apartment in Paphos built by one of the major developers. Their in-house property management company collect communal fees from us all, but I am not comfortable with how they are calculating individual shares. As I understand is there is only one way to corre...
by HappyCamper
24 Apr 2019 00:23
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Communal Insurance - Service Standards
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Communal Insurance - Service Standards

Good Evening can you offer any advice on service standards for Cypriot Insurance Companies and Developers please? My property is in a Pafilia Development where communal management is provided by Blue Orange (a Pafilia subsidiary) who insure the communal property through CNP Afsalistiki. Back in Janu...
by HappyCamper
17 Dec 2018 17:39
Forum: Louise Zambartas' Legal Questions
Topic: "Own Risk" Disclaimer
Replies: 5
Views: 844

Re: "Own Risk" Disclaimer

thanks jb

I shall try that route
by HappyCamper
16 Dec 2018 19:24
Forum: Louise Zambartas' Legal Questions
Topic: "Own Risk" Disclaimer
Replies: 5
Views: 844

Re: "Own Risk" Disclaimer

thank nigel i have found another possible solution in the short term .... a FB reply that I got ..... P I would have thought your solicitor could have sorted this one out. However, putting a sign up could help protect you in case anyone got hurt, plus if the complex has public liability insurance th...
by HappyCamper
15 Dec 2018 20:22
Forum: Louise Zambartas' Legal Questions
Topic: "Own Risk" Disclaimer
Replies: 5
Views: 844

"Own Risk" Disclaimer

This is an odd problem - but earlier in the year I bought an apartment in paphos where the developer (Pafilia) had clearly messed up the plans they submitted to the land registry (wrong numbers on flats, storage rooms etc). My Cypriot solicitor did not spot this. He would have done so had he asked f...
by HappyCamper
03 Sep 2018 15:02
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: this swimming pool malarky
Replies: 18
Views: 4062

Re: this swimming pool malarky

8k signatures will trigger a mandatory ministerial review - worth signing maybe? Brian, Firstly thank you for signing the petition calling for the suspension of the prosecution of 150 complexes and an urgent review of the swimming pool regulations. I am happy to report that we have just hit 1000 si...
by HappyCamper
28 Aug 2018 20:15
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: this swimming pool malarky
Replies: 18
Views: 4062

Re: this swimming pool malarky

hi lady warrior

Doros T's statements were made in front of, and minuted by, residents of the development in which I own a property.

I can not comment on whether or not he was telling the truth - but I know our owners were

best wishes
by HappyCamper
16 Aug 2018 01:34
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: this swimming pool malarky
Replies: 18
Views: 4062

Re: this swimming pool malarky

update and some progress (Nigel - I shared your comments on own risk when swimming etc - they have been leapt on - thanks) my development is Pafilia built and Blue Orange Managed (they act as our Management Committee) in Paphos some meeting notes .... "Last week our representative met with Mr Doros ...
by HappyCamper
15 Aug 2018 19:46
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: this swimming pool malarky
Replies: 18
Views: 4062

Re: this swimming pool malarky

we too are coming under pressure to sign an "instruction" with BO which authorises them to act as the pool manager and to recharge us with any fees they incur (all to be agreed and signed by end August) I am planning to respond to BO as follows (thanks Nigel as ever) Good Morning Thanks for your cor...
by HappyCamper
03 Aug 2018 20:09
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: this swimming pool malarky
Replies: 18
Views: 4062

Re: this swimming pool malarky

thank nigel

very helpful

i assume then that Cyprus, as a member of the EU, ignores EU directives on how swimming pools are to be classified

(I know the answer!)


:-))
by HappyCamper
23 Jul 2018 02:28
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: REGULATION 650/2012 OR Brussels IV
Replies: 3
Views: 2849

been through this recently ...

letter to cyprus solicitor and fees Dear Sir/Madam my wife and I have recently completed the purchase of a holiday home in Paphos. We are joint owners of the property. My UK solicitor has advised us that we need to amend our UK Wills to include a Codicil that states that UK law should apply to our e...
by HappyCamper
23 Jul 2018 02:08
Forum: Buying Resale Property
Topic: Repos through REMU
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

our experience of a repo

In our case REMU put the property with an estate agent we knew - it had been up for sale for at least a year through REMU themselves with no success so they went out to 2 agents for responses to a tender. Property is sold as seen - so survey etc. REMU had the title deeds in their name and the law on...
by HappyCamper
23 Jul 2018 01:50
Forum: Louise Zambartas' Legal Questions
Topic: PoA - Revocation
Replies: 4
Views: 1416

in the event that anyone else is interested in this issue

the response from my solicitor when asked was..... Thank you for your email. You were very wise you signed the power of attorney. You signed so we could conclude all the works without difficulties. We never use the power of attorney without the consent of the client. We signed the contract after you...
by HappyCamper
23 Jul 2018 01:44
Forum: Mark Nowell's Financial Questions
Topic: euro accounts
Replies: 3
Views: 1383

i was not advertising

what i am looking at is not an fx transfer - it is a euro bank account now - this link is not an advert it is a review ADVERTORIAL LINK REMOVED the debit card makes the difference I think if I can avoid opening a cypriot bank account I will or this ADVERTISING LINK REMOVED any experiences would be w...