Providing legal and procedural advice in real estate related matters and transactions, both in Cyprus and internationally is one of our key practices. Cyprus has established itself as one of the premier real estate investment destinations in the Mediterranean and the EU due to the multiple business and lifestyle advantages on offer. Real estate transactions have been consistently and considerably rising for the past years as a result of considerable economic growth, new government incentives as well as increased activity in tourism, trade and manufacturing.
Headquartered in Limassol, the real estate hub of Cyprus, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC is well positioned to advise its clients and has extensive and in-depth knowledge in advising and assisting both individual and corporate clients in real estate transactions whether those are made for investment purposes, relocation to Cyprus, commercial activities, establishing a corporate base or a new home. The firm’s real estate clients range from real estate funds to overseas investors across all sectors including commercial property, residential, hotels, retail and industrial. Building on our strong litigation experience, the firm can also advise on disputes and litigation in relation to residential and commercial properties.
Legal advice and general assistance for any kind of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, swaps and leases of immovable property. Provision of assistance on all land registry and local authority procedures, as well as local tax clearance procedures concerning properties situated in Cyprus. Preparation of the necessary agreements and other documentation and forms. Advising on direct and indirect acquisitions, disposal of assets, all types of leases and rental agreements involving both residential and commercial properties.
Implementation of property holding structures, advising on corporate restructurings and re-organisations involving major real estate assets, advising on international real estate holdings by Cyprus or other international entities as well as asset protection through the establishment of trusts.
Provision of legal advice and assistance to major construction and development companies operating on the real estate field in Cyprus. Preparation and reviewing on all major real estate contracts including consultancy, sale, tenancy, service and management agreements.
Advising on tax implications arising from real estate transactions and holding of real estate in Cyprus as well as matters relating to the payment of capital gains tax and VAT (Value Added Tax) on property both under acquisition and under lease.
Advising entities and individuals purporting to invest in real estate and immovable property situated in Cyprus on all tax implications, required documentation, benefits and all legal matters.
As a licenced Cyprus Investment Programme Provider (registry registration No. 325) under the Committee of Supervision and Control for the Cyprus Investment Programme, we are authorised to advise and assist international investors on all aspects of the Cyprus Investment Programme that may include investments in real estate located in Cyprus.
Our firm, through its network of associates, aims to provide a holistic one-stop shop for international corporations and entities wishing to relocate or establish a reliable business base in Cyprus, ranging from advice on initial real estate acquisitions or leases as well as general advice on workspace matters both private and shared flexible workspaces. Our professionals can offer comprehensive advice, including advice on tax matters for the establishment of real and fully-fledged offices Cyprus and the creation of substance.
General advice and assistance on debt-to-asset restructuring and other debt to asset swap arising from financing restructurings from major banking institutions and other organisations.
Legal advice on major financing transactions that require provision of security on Cyprus real estate, legal protection of Cyprus real estate assets, general legal advice on mortgages and all aspects of real estate security in Cyprus as well as legal assistance with formalities and perfection requirements.
As one of the leading litigation law firms in Cyprus, our team provides practical, commercially minded advice on all types of property litigation and real estate disputes. Our team is capable of advising on the best forum to resolve the dispute quickly and proportionally whether that be through litigation, arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.