Real Estate Law

Real estate law is a fascinating branch of civil law which regulates one of the most fundamental human rights, the right of a natural or legal person to possess, use and enjoy his or her property. Real estate law directly or indirectly impacts most of us on a daily basis, affecting homeowners, renters, landlords, home buyers and home sellers, contributing in that way to the thrive and prosperity of the economy and the real estate industry.

Sources of Real Estate Law

  • The Cyprus Constitution
  • The Law of Contract, Cap 149
  • The Law of immovable property, Cap 224
  • The Law of the Sale of immovable Property (Specific Performance), L. 81(I)/2011
  • The Law of the transfer and mortgaging of immovable property, L. 9/1965
  • The Law of the taxation of immovable property, Cap 332
  • The Law of Trusts
  • The Law of the taxation of Capital Gains, Cap 332
  • The Law of Real estate Agents

The expertise of EK in the field

The law of the immovable property is a traditional area of practice for our Firm’s parent company, the Law Firm of Achilles & Emile C. Emilianides. Throughout the years of practice, the Law Firm of Achilles & Emile C. Emilianides and our Firm have been engaged in this complex and fundamental area of law and have contributed to the development of the Law in this particular field.

Our Firm has been dealing with the application of the laws enacted to address the financial challenges that arose from the Cyprus financial crisis in 2012, which had devastating consequences on the real estate in Cyprus.

Our Firm has ever since represented clients, including major credit institutions, before the District Courts, significantly contributing to the case law on the matter and serving our clients best interests.

Our Firm has also delivered trainings to the stuff and officials of major credit institutions, which are the most significant stakeholders, contributing to the implementation of the law and developing new practices and setting up processes which are provided in the relevant laws.

Why choose EK?

Because EK has established connections and business relations with major stakeholders in the industry over the years and knows how to deal with the industry’s complex issues and needs.

EK’s litigators understand the regulatory maze and have the knowledge and experience to assist clients efficiently and effectively in their progression through the regulatory process.

In EK we provide creative answers to your legal questions and we know how to offer innovative solutions and we operate towards this on a strict code of high standard professionalism.

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