“We’re not tourists anymore – we live here!” It’s the first thing we all say when we move to Cyprus, determined to live like a local and take advantage of the lower living costs. So what does that mean in practical terms? For a start it means shopping like a local. Here’s what you need to know about shopping in Cyprus.
Imagine swapping a dreary British winter for the sunny skies of Cyprus. That’s what hundreds of Britons who own a holiday home in Cyprus do every year – and then they make a good return letting it out over summer. And, Cyprus’ ‘golden visa’ scheme means you could even guarantee yourself EU residency after Brexit. So, how does it all work?
Once you’ve had a viewing trip or two and narrowed down your options to your perfect property, it’s time for the most exciting stage: making an offer on a house in Cyprus. This an important stage, so it’s crucial to make sure you remain in control of the process. Here are our top seven tips for doing just that.
Renting out your property in Cyprus can be a good way to get money out of your holiday home while you’re not there. However, there are strict rules around renting, so you need to know them to be on the right side of the law.
If you are planning a new life in Cyprus – or just idly wondering if it might be possible – an important consideration will be whether you can keep body and soul together. That applies as much to young families, the active retired or the “digital nomad”. So, in 2018, can you make a living in Cyprus?