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Reports written by Andria Kades

Limassol rents skyrocket

Demand for rental properties in Limassol has grown in recent years as local buyers have difficulty in obtaining home loans due to the banks’ stringent loan conditions and because it attracts plenty of foreign businessmen.

Cyprus ‘well prepared’ for skyscraper disasters

The Cypriot authorities have assured that fire safety measures are in place to tackle skyscraper disasters following concerns arising from the Grenfell tower disaster in west London.

Fight for justice in Pissouri ordeal

British High Commissioner, Matthew Kidd, visited affected residents in the devastated Limnes (lakes) area of Pissouri and is reported to have said he will intercede with government.

No apologies for foreclosures

Bank of Cyprus CEO John Hourican made no apologies for foreclosures stressing that the bank will focus on uncooperative borrowers and will not foreclose on vulnerable groups that deserve the bank’s protection.

Central Bank blasted on FX loans

The Central Bank of Cyprus has been blasted by the Borrowers Association accusing it of not regulating the banks correctly when they were granting loans in Swiss francs and other foreign currencies.

Pissouri report this month

Home owners living in the Limnes (lakes) area of Pissouri met yesterday to hear what progress was being made to resolve the land slippage problem causing structural damage to their properties.

Crocodiles back on the menu

A crocodile park is back on the menu of possible tourist attractions in Cyprus despite earlier protests from residents of Psematismenos and Tochni where the park will probably be located.

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