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What do I need to know before retiring in Paphos?

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Paphos, they said...

"Expats considering retirement in Paphos should be aware of several key factors. Firstly, the cost of living in Paphos is relatively low compared to other European countries, making it an attractive option for retirees. However, it's important to have a clear understanding of your financial situation and budget before making the move. The official languages in Cyprus are Greek and Turkish, but English is widely spoken, especially in tourist areas and by younger generations. Nevertheless, learning some basic Greek phrases can be beneficial and appreciated by locals. Healthcare in Cyprus is of a high standard, with both public and private options available. Expats should ensure they have adequate health insurance coverage, as not all services may be covered by the public healthcare system. The climate in Paphos is Mediterranean, with hot summers and mild winters. This can be a draw for many retirees, but it's important to consider your own comfort and health in relation to the climate. Cyprus has a relatively low crime rate, but like anywhere, it's important to take basic safety precautions. It's also worth noting that driving is on the left-hand side of the road in Cyprus, which may take some getting used to for those from countries where driving is on the right. The property market in Paphos offers a wide range of options, from apartments to villas. Renting is a popular choice for many expats, but buying property can also be a good investment. It's recommended to seek legal advice before purchasing property in Cyprus. Finally, it's important to understand the visa and residency requirements for living in Cyprus. Non-EU citizens may need to apply for a long-term residence permit, which can require proof of sufficient income or savings," said a member in Paphos, Cyprus.

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