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by Nigel Howarth
17 Jul 2019 15:17
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: committee insurance
Replies: 1
Views: 1219

Re: committee insurance

Hi merryberry It's certainly advisable for the Management Committee to have public liability insurance, it can be included as part of your 'jointly-owned building insurance. There's a document that's worth you reading - Everything you need to know about the insurance of jointly-owned buildings . By ...
by Nigel Howarth
09 Jul 2019 19:13
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Obtaining a copy of title deeds
Replies: 3
Views: 1642

Re: Obtaining a copy of title deeds

Hi Angela and welcome to the forum.

You can get original copies of your Title Deed from the Land Registry Office. The price is €10/copy.

Regards
by Nigel Howarth
30 Jun 2019 11:49
Forum: FAQ
Topic: Transfering money to Russia
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

Re: Transfering money to Russia

Hi Ofer I guess this is the apartment in the 'Santa Barbara' development in Limassol? You'll need to check with your bank as to whether there any problems transferring money to Russia. But I would strongly urge you to appoint a lawyer in Cyprus in Cyprus to look after your interests. It may be that ...
by Nigel Howarth
21 Jun 2019 19:53
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Building On Z1 Z3 Land
Replies: 4
Views: 2211

Re: Building On Z1 Z3 Land

Hi Raed and welcome to the forum

I know Z1 and Z3 are protected zones, but I don't know what (if anything) you can build on them.

Pan a regular visitor here may know - or you can ask at the Town Planning Department.

Regards,
by Nigel Howarth
21 Jun 2019 19:39
Forum: Building Custom Homes
Topic: Wooden Kit home building permit
Replies: 2
Views: 2162

Re: Wooden Kit home building permit

Hi Frankie and welcome to the forum A couple of friends have timber frame homes that sat on concrete slabs - they are not classed as movable property because for one thing they have to fixed to the slab; they're permanent structures. You'll need to apply for a building permit and planning permission...
by Nigel Howarth
20 Jun 2019 12:03
Forum: Communal Property Management
Topic: Shared Roof
Replies: 5
Views: 5132

Re: Shared Roof

Hi wifeofgeordie & welcome to the forum Do you have the deed for the apartment? The reason I ask is that it's possible that your building has not been registered as jointly-owned as it only comprises four units. I can get a good idea of whether it is shared on the DLS Database. If it is shared your ...
by Nigel Howarth
05 Jun 2019 09:41
Forum: Selling Property
Topic: Capital gains tax liability on sale of villa
Replies: 4
Views: 1680

Re: Capital gains tax liability on sale of villa

Hi Jack I concur with Pantheman - you can't change the contract. And the contract figure will be recorded at the Land Registry. The reason the developer recorded a lower sale price on the villa was to reduce his Capital Gains Tax liability. Didn't the Land Registry notice anything when you paid the ...
by Nigel Howarth
04 Jun 2019 10:31
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Defaulting on mortgage
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

Re: Defaulting on mortgage

Hi Steve I'm sorry for you and everyone else whose homes are being destroyed by the landslide. I was there last week with a reporter & photographer from the Daily Mail and the Mail will publish the story - hopefully this week. If you stop paying the mortgage, the bank will almost certainly repossess...
by Nigel Howarth
02 Jun 2019 18:48
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Santa barbara complex,Limassol
Replies: 1
Views: 1533

Re: Santa barbara complex,Limassol

Hi Ofer and welcome to the forum

I've heard no rumours about Santa Barbara - please explain.

Rgds,
by Nigel Howarth
28 May 2019 08:14
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Land registry/title deed fees
Replies: 5
Views: 2281

Re: Land registry/title deed fees

You're welcome Bourne - I made a couple of typos in my reply, which I've corrected.

Regards,
by Nigel Howarth
27 May 2019 18:44
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Land registry/title deed fees
Replies: 5
Views: 2281

Re: Land registry/title deed fees

Hi Bourne The Land Registry doesn't have and property valuation surveyors. They assess a property's 'Open Market Value' by referencing historic data of what similar properties in the same area as yours were bought for at the same time you bought yours. It's the estimated amount that a property would...
by Nigel Howarth
25 May 2019 20:49
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Transferring funds to the uk
Replies: 10
Views: 3380

Re: Transferring funds to the uk

You're welcome Pat.

I've been doing this job for so long I can remember how to find all sorts of information :-)

Regards
by Nigel Howarth
25 May 2019 12:48
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Transferring funds to the uk
Replies: 10
Views: 3380

Re: Transferring funds to the uk

Hi Patricia

You can find the BoC charges online at https://www.bankofcyprus.com.cy/globala ... l-2019.pdf - page 6.

Regards,
by Nigel Howarth
25 May 2019 08:11
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Sewerage Charges.
Replies: 1
Views: 1396

Re: Sewerage Charges.

Hi Howard

I expect you'll get the invoices in late July & January from whoever issued them last year.

Regards