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Cross Border Provision of Real Estate Services


In order to temporarily and occasionally provide cross border real estate services in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to notify the Council of the Real Estate Agents.

The term “Real Estate Agent” refers to a natural or legal person whose occupation is to act as an intermediary for a land transaction for a fee. In parallel, Real Estate transaction refers to every transaction for the conclusion of an agreement for the sale, purchase, exchange or leasing of immovable property for a period exceeding one month, including assigning the property with valuable consideration or through the transfer of company shares.

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Any natural person or legal person is eligible to notify the Council of the Real Estate Agents and temporarily provide cross border real estate services, provided that the Council of the Real Estate Agents is satisfied that he/she/it:

  • is a citizen of the member state or has been incorporated according to the legislation of another EU member state, in the case of a natural or legal person respectively;
  • is lawfully established in another EU member state, other than the Republic of Cyprus, and in the case of a legal person it does not have its place of business (professional/business premises) within the Republic of Cyprus;
  • lawfully conducts real estate agent activities in the EU member state of establishment, or in the event that the real estate agent’s profession is not regulated in the member state of establishment, has conducted real estate agent activities on a full time basis in the member state of establishment for at least two years within the last ten years.

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Natural persons or legal persons providing real estate services in the Republic of Cyprus are obliged to comply,with the provisions of the Real Estate Agents Law of 2010, as periodically amended, and specifically among others, with the following:
  • notify the prospective buyer of the property of all the information relating to the physical condition of the property, the charges thereon, including any other restrictions on the property under any legislative, judicial, administrative or other governmental act or decision;
  • maintain an insurance coverage of €200.000 in the Republic of Cyprus or an insurance coverage of equal amount by an insurance company that lawfully conducts business in another EU member state that cover the liability of the real estate agent, within the Republic of Cyprus, in the event of a breach of the real estate agents legal obligation to fully inform the buyer mentioned above.

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Cyrpus Real Estate Agents Association
P.O.Box 21455, 1509 Nicosia
Tel. : +357 22 889759
Fax. : +357 22 667593
Email: yianna@ccci.org.cy
Website: https://www.facebook.com/SKEKCyprus/

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Related Links

Council of Real Estate Agents
Real Estate Agents Registry
Horizontal cross border procedures
Electronic Online Declaration form submission

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileReal Estate Agents Law 2010 Gr.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDeclaration Form Concerning the Temporary Provision of Services in Cyprus.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 200536EC.pdf

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