What are the costs of buying a house in Cyprus?

What are the costs of buying a house in Cyprus?

When it comes to purchasing a property in Cyprus, there are several financial advantages. Property costs in Cyprus are extraordinarily inexpensive - you can buy a studio apartment in Paphos for as little as €40,000, which is a bargain by any standards.   For property owners, there are also tremendous tax incentives available, with no inheritance tax in Cyprus; and f...
Buyer questions to be ready for

Buyer questions to be ready for

When you have buyers coming to view your home, questions are to be expected. With some, the estate agent will be able to reel off the answer as they glance at their documents, but others will be more personal and about being at home in your home.With this in mind, we’ve put together some likely questions that may arise when potential buyers have a genuine interest in your...
How does your home smell?

How does your home smell?

Whilst your home might be flawless in your own eyes, there are certain things that can instantly put buyers off. We aren’t talking furniture or dodgy décor (although, try to modernise if possible), but aspects of the house that can turn a nose up in a second. With this in mind, we have put together our tips-  3 things to look out for, before the buyers descend...
Why you need a For Sale board!

Why you need a For Sale board!

I hear many reasons against having a for sale board: it’s a security risk; we don’t want our neighbours to know; we don’t want people to knock on the door, wanting to view; it’s embarrassing to have a board up for months on end. These are all valid reasons, but none outweighs the merits of having a for sale board outside your home, when you’re...
Dirty shoes...eeek!

Dirty shoes...eeek!

When a buyer views your home, they can bring more than dreams and visions with them....the bottom of their shoes can leave a lasting reminder of their visit!  Asking your visitors to take off their shoes is often awkward.  If you’re not present for the viewing, you may return home to find an evidential trail of footprints, so you need a non-intrusive, fail-safe ...
Several agents will sell my home quicker, right?

Several agents will sell my home quicker, right?

More agents equals more buyers, right?No.  In fact quite the opposite.  Let me explain:At any given time there are only a certain and finite number of buyers interested in a specific street or area, in a set price range.Think of a fish pond.  There are only a set amount of fish in the fish pond available to you. It doesn’t matter how many lines you put...
Who will buy your home?

Who will buy your home?

Most sellers, when asked this question, will respond with something to the effect that their house holds mass appeal. I think this point of view could cost you an early sale. In order to make certain your house acts like a magnet to attract your most likely buyer, you need to first identify them, then find out as much as you can about them:Identify- ask your agent who...
Why we want what we can't always have!

Why we want what we can't always have!

Imagine you are in Marks and Spencer, no money to spend, and you see the most perfect outfit you absolutely have to have? If only you had the money, you would buy it like a shot. So you save up and return, only to change your mind, and walk out empty handed? Somehow when we’re in a position to buy, there seems to be far too much choice, it’s actually harder to make ...
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