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The major problem of non-performing loans

Banks in Cyprus could secure the collection of significant parts of loans that are currently not being serviced by managing their non-performing loans more efficiently as Dr George Mountis explains.

Has Spain caught the Cyprus tax disease?

People who bought property in Spain are now facing the same problem as those who bought property in Cyprus as the Spanish tax department reassesses the duty payable o their purchase.

The unloved nature of foreclosed assets

At the end of Cyprus’ ‘Minsky Moment’ banks will end up being the owners or economic owners of a sway of foreclosed assets ranging from individual plots of land to sizeable commercial assets.

Who are MPs trying to protect?

While the bun fight over the foreclosures law between the political parties continues, you really have to wonder who opposition MPs are trying to protect by delaying its implementation.

It’s naïve to think politicians will get us out of this mess

As it was dishonourable and dishonest politicians who got us into this mess it’s naïve to expect them to get us out of it; as they demonstrated when they voted to delay the foreclosures law.

Our top 10 stories from Cyprus in 2014

Since the start of 2014 Cyprus Property News has attracted more than a million visitors and here is our list of the Top 10 stories that have attracted the most interest from our readers.

Decline and fall of the demagogues

For a very long time Cyprus has suffered from ‘sovereign corruption’, but is the mould finally starting to crack as news of those once considered as demagogues are bought to justice.

Title Deed problems lecture Paphos

A free lecture on the subject of efforts being made to accelerate the issuance of Title Deeds will be held in Paphos on 4th December; the lecture will be followed by an open discussion.

Mass repossessions unlikely

Following decisions concerning the foreclosures law rumours have been circulating that banks in Cyprus will soon start mass repossessions and selling properties to recover money they are owed.

Lessons from Cyprus economic crash

Researchers from Imperial College Business School and the University of Cyprus carried out an in-depth analysis of why Cyprus needed to be bailed out to explore what lessons could be learnt from the crisis.

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