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by Nigel Howarth
03 Nov 2007 12:14
Forum: Buying Land
Topic: Is there offer an express option for title transfers?
Replies: 6
Views: 9672

Re: Is there offer an express option for title transfers?

I know some countries, for an extra charge, will process a property transaction in a few days instead of the normal timescale. I understand that in Cyprus the normal timescale between registering a sale contract and receiving title deeds is 4 weeks(?) But does the Land Office offer the option of co...
by Nigel Howarth
03 Nov 2007 11:54
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Oneness
Replies: 1
Views: 3492

Thanks oneness, and welcome.

As far as I'm aware, this is the only board dedicated to discussing the buying and selling of properties in Cyprus.

Regards,
by Nigel Howarth
02 Nov 2007 19:40
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Who is Marion?
Replies: 1
Views: 3927

Welcome Marion,

It's good to bump into 'old' :wink: friends.

Take care - see you later this month.

Cheers,
by Nigel Howarth
02 Nov 2007 09:31
Forum: Buying Property 'Off-Plan'
Topic: Rightmove website for cyprus??
Replies: 11
Views: 29979

Good morning Steve, Yes, I live in Erimi. It's a residential area rather than a tourist area. There's an Erimi-based developer here who's built 'Erimi Gardens' by the name of John Theodorou - and there's also Kleanthis Savva, a Paphos based developer who just about to start building near a friend of...
by Nigel Howarth
02 Nov 2007 00:35
Forum: Property Ownership
Topic: The Title Deed Nightmare
Replies: 0
Views: 6477

The Title Deed Nightmare

In its series "Selling Houses" Channel 4, the UK TV company, broadcast a programme that included examples of the Title Deed nightmare faced by many buying property in Cyprus. The programme was aired on 24th October, and included an interview with Cyprus MP Rikkos Erotokritou. Click on the picture be...
by Nigel Howarth
01 Nov 2007 23:37
Forum: Buying Property 'Off-Plan'
Topic: Rightmove website for cyprus??
Replies: 11
Views: 29979

Hi Steve, One thing you can be sure of, it'll be in the consultant's interest to sell you a property off-plan. Some of them are reported to get as much as 15% of the selling price in commission. "Selling off-plan so fast that they are struggling to keep up with demand" - according to the latest pres...
by Nigel Howarth
01 Nov 2007 18:30
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Nigel Howarth Checking in
Replies: 0
Views: 4156

Nigel Howarth Checking in

Hello everyone, My interest in Cyprus property was a hobby that got out of hand and became an obsession. As well as this forum, I have my main website and a news blog, links to which you can find in my signature. I’m a business consultant who managed to escape the rat race. I ran my own consulting f...
by Nigel Howarth
01 Nov 2007 18:10
Forum: Buying Property 'Off-Plan'
Topic: Rightmove website for cyprus??
Replies: 11
Views: 29979

Welcome to the board Steve, I guess the main advantage of buying a holiday home anywhere is that you can visit it whenever you like, leave your clothes and other belongings in it - saving you the hassle of lugging them around airports. I guess one of the downsides is that you may feel obliged to spe...
by Nigel Howarth
29 Oct 2007 00:08
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Good luck...
Replies: 7
Views: 7476

Thanks Steve,

I'll see you on the Eastern board.

Cheers,
by Nigel Howarth
28 Oct 2007 10:18
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Good luck...
Replies: 7
Views: 7476

Many thanks Jim,

I'll be popping along to CL every few days to answer questions.

All the best.
by Nigel Howarth
27 Oct 2007 23:54
Forum: FAQ
Topic: What are Title Deeds?
Replies: 0
Views: 6353

What are Title Deeds?

Title Deeds, which in Cyprus are also know as “Certificates of Registration of Immovable Property”, are formal documents that serve as evidence of property ownership. Each piece of immovable property has an associated Title Deed which contains information such as the registered owner of the property...