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EU funded scheme to make property purchasing safer

A pilot scheme that promises to end the problems experienced by expatriates when buying property in other European Union countries has been highly praised by EU parliament vice president Diana Wallace MEP.

Government planning amnesty bulletin: part 4

We look at the Immovable Property (Tenure, Registration and Valuation) law in our fourth and final article on the Interior Ministry’s bulletin about the recently approved bills designed to alleviate problems in issuing Title Deeds as a result of planning infringements.

Government planning amnesty bulletin: part 3

We look at the streets and buildings regulation law in our third article in a series of four on the Interior Ministry’s bulletin about the recently approved bills designed to alleviate problems in issuing Title Deeds resulting from planning infringements.

Government planning amnesty bulletin: part 2

We look at the town and country planning law in the second article in a series of four on the Interior Ministry’s bulletin about the recently approved bills designed to alleviate problems in issuing Title Deeds resulting from planning infringements.

Government planning amnesty bulletin: part 1

The Interior Ministry has published a bulletin explaining the provisions of the recently approved bills designed to alleviate problems in issuing Title Deeds resulting from planning infringements.

Power of Attorney documents – certification & validity

If a Power of Attorney document has not been legally certified in accordance with the laws of Cyprus, it may result in the mortgage of the property being declared null and void according to one of the Island’s leading law firms.

Cyprus Title Deed law breakers face stiff penalties

The Cyprus government’s revised Title Deed legislation provides for fines and the possible imprisonment of those found guilty of violating its provisions.

Bank starts action against developers and buyers

Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd has started court action against three property developers and seven of their customers in connection with their Swiss Franc mortgages.

City law firm to protect Cyprus buyers rights

London law firm Healys LLP has announced it will be working with a leading law firm in Cyprus to advise on claims of mis-selling in the Cyprus property market.

Legal lifeline for Cyprus property buyers

Buyers can challenge purchases affected by developers’ mortgages. Once a complaint has been lodged, the Competition & Consumer Protection Service of the Cyprus Commerce Ministry is obliged to investigate.

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