Homes adapt as circumstances change

In the Special Theory of Relativity, Einstein determined that time is relative—in other words, the rate at which time passes depends on your frame of reference. My grandmother Marina used to tell


Compromise VAT bill on new homes

The government has retabled a bill for reduced VAT on first homes, aiming to find the sweet spot between MPs’ concerns and the European Commission, which has initiated infringement proceedings against Cyprus


Pushback to VAT change on home buys

MPs are undecided on whether to pass a European Union directive reducing the size of homes entitled to lower 5% VAT or face hefty financial penalties, while the construction industry wants authorities


New lifeline for defaulted borrowers

Cyprus is to throw another lifeline to distressed borrowers to help them keep their homes following its ESTIA scheme for toxic mortgages, which failed to cover all applicants. This time, the Finance

Cablenet adds more Plume for smart homes

Leading independent telecoms provider Cablenet is extending its partnership with cloud-controlled smart home service provider Plume, adding security and AI-enabled services to its Purple Max internet bundle. Aiming to make the subscriber’s