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Living in Cyprus

What could be better than enjoying the magnificent sunshine of Northern Cyprus? The island is an ideal place to visit every season with its sunny climate throughout the year. Are you looking for a relaxing holiday or are you excited to have new adventures? The hospitable people of Northern Cyprus open the doors to a peaceful life with their unique lifestyle. With its unspoilt coasts and beaches, spectacular mountain and sea views, and richhistory of many civilizations, Northern Cyprus is always the right destination to travel and live in. Delightful Mediterranean cuisine and crystal clear waters await you in this paradise island.

Is it safe to buy a house in Cyprus?

One of the most frequently asked questions is “is it safe to buy property in North Cyprus?”. The answer is simply “Yes, absolutely!”. North Cyprus property market is experiencing its most active period, where the demand from foreign investors is creating a wide variety of portfolios and a great potential for investment. Affordable prices for luxury apartment and villas make way to the best time to invest. Projects with spectacular locations and increasing capital value of the units make investment to North Cyprus very attractive. The natural beauty of the island and its welcoming people make investors feel like they are home. With a population over 300,000 people, North Cyprus is a peaceful country with very low crime rates. This paradise away from the crowds and chaos is worth living in. Despite misinformation from the media, the truth is mutual relationships between the north and south have been improving in the recent years. Unrestricted crossing between two sides with the borders opening many years ago have increased the number of visitors to the North and the South. Tourists arriving at the airports in South Cyprus can easily travel to the North. All you need is a little time for research to understand the political situation in North Cyprus. This way, you can easily see that it is safe to purchase property and title deeds here. It will also be an important step for you to consult an expert and independent lawyer for guidance and due dilligence for the property you are consdering purchasing.

Health Service in Northern Cyprus

Health services standards are quite high in Northern Cyprus. There are fully equipped public and private hospitals and health centers where you can find every service including emergency interventions to regular check ups, dentist, optometrics and reconstructive surgery. . As a resident of North Cyprus, you can benefit from the public hospitals, and the cost of private hospitals are relatively cheaper than the rest of the European countries. There are city hospitals in Famagusta, Kyrenia, Nicosia and Güzelyurt. The number you can call for emergency health in North Cyprus is 112. In the case of emergency, 112 officers work to get you to the nearest health institutions andyou do not need to pay for this service.. Pharmacies in Northern Cyprus sell all medications prescribed by physicians and they can also offer you consultancy regarding non-prescribed, over-the-counter drugs Just like health services, medication prices are also cheaper than the rest of European countries.

Education in Northern Cyprus

Today, there are 24 universities in Northern Cyprus, at which almost one hundred thousand students are studying, and this number is increasing every year with a target number of two hundred thousand by 2025. The higher education system in North Cyprus allows you to meet the western standards with many positive aspects. Advantages of higher education in North Cyprus for foreigners:
• Education at Northern Cyprus universities is based on modern European standards; therefore, it is an excellent opportunity to get advanced level of quality education at a reasonable price, with many scholarships based on merit available.
• Majority of the Degrees/Diplomas received from the universities in Northern Cyprus are recognized by the European Union and the United States; so you can easily find jobs in an international company after training;
• A wide range of specialization options will enable you to obtain the higher education you desire:
• Citizens of other countries are trained in English in Northern Cyprus, so this is an excellent opportunity to improve your foreign language skills so that you do not have difficulty in any country in the world.

Moving to Northern Cyprus

The idea of ​​moving to a different place, for retirement or for a change to give a new direction to your life can be a bit daunting. But in case of North Cypurs, you are stepping into a perfect life without a doubt. There are many options ahead of you and North Cyprus is a paradise with its magnificent historical and natural beauties. The people of Northern Cyprus are very friendly and welcoming. If you like experiencing new food and new adventures Northern Cyprus is for you with its many restaurants, bars and entertainment centersoffering a great lifestyle for people of all ages. If you are a Citizen of the European Union and have a passport, your arrival in North Cyprus is very easy. Once you enter the island, you will receive a stamp on your passport with a 3-month visa. You can then carry out the necessary procedures for a residence permit in the capital city of Nicosia which requires following a series of procedures and submitting necessary documentations and taking tests. That being said, do not let this to intimidate you, because the friendly and hospitable people of Northern Cyprus will embrace you and support you during all these processes at the government offices. In Northern Cyprus, temperatures do not fall below 37oC until the end of September. You'll enjoy tanning and nice glow with the warm sun. Temperatures begin to fall as of October, with more humid and rainy weather between November and February. The level of education in North Cyprus is very high. There are also private schools on the island. Public schools offer education between 8: 00-13: 00 and private schools between 08:00 and 16:00 during the week days.
- The purchasing process varies between 4-12 months. For realization of the purchase, application is made to the regional real estate office. The real estate agents of the region perform the sale process after making sure that all necessary taxes are paid and the necessary payments between the buyer and seller are realized.
- Foreigners can only own up to 1 acre land. (1,338m2)
If foreigners are husband and wife, they can still own up to 1 acre of land, but if they are carrying different surnames, they can buy 1 acre per person.

Purchase Procedure

Buying homes or properties in Northern Cyprus may be slightly different from the procedures of other Mediterranean countries. Here are a few things to watch out for. It is important that you get an agreement on the price of the property you receive, and that you have a lawyer's support for formal procedures and necessary authorization procedures. You can provide the attorney with the power of attorney to carry out all official procedures (such as the permission of the council of ministers) to be executed on your behalf. Here, the process of buying a house in Northern Cyprus is explained step by step.

- The buyer chooses the house of the property of his choice and an agreement is reached with the seller about the price.
- Both the buyer (lawyers if there is power of attorney) and the seller sign the contract. - The buyer (usually 10-20% as negotiated and will be specified in the contract) and pays the first installment for a 0.5% tax charge (0.5% of the purchase price)
- For the permission of the lawyer to purchase the law, the applicant shall apply to the Council of Ministers to follow up the necessary actions.
- As stated in the contract, the buyer prepays for a seller (according to construction stages).
- Purchase permission is obtained.
- Last payment is made.
- Seller pays professional withholding and buyer pays VAT and deed transfer costs.
- Sales are completed.
- The purchasing process varies between 4-12 months. For realization of the purchase, application is made to the regional real estate office. The real estate agents of the region perform the sale process after making sure that all necessary taxes are paid and the necessary payments between the buyer and seller are realized.
- Foreigners can only own up to 1 acre land. (1,338 m²)
If foreigners are husband and wife, they can still own up to 1 acre of land, but if they are carrying different surnames, they can buy 1 acre per person.

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