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Cyprus property association president on the record

EARLIER this week George Strovolides, president of the Cyprus Land & Property Owners Association (KSIA), was interviewed by Rosie Charalambous on CYBC Radio 2. With so many banks and builders in trouble, are we going to see such a slowdown in the construction sector that some of the mortgages held by banks will claimed if […]

Cyprus property owners association calls for action

THE Cyprus Association of Property Owners (KSIA) has added its voice to those calling on Government to resolve the Title Deed problems. Speaking yesterday at the Annual General Meeting of KSIA its president, George Strovolides, said that the problem is serious with more than 100,000 people without Title Deeds. “This unresolved issue is dangerous and […]

British MPs and MEPs take up title deeds crusade

BRITISH MPs and MEPs have expressed their shock and concern over the title deeds scandal in Cyprus, and some have already taken the issue up with the government and the EU. “I find the accounts, which I have received of this chain of events scarcely credible,” said Nigel Farage MEP, the leader of the UK […]

British MEPs question Cyprus in Brussels

BRITISH citizens campaigning for their property rights in Cyprus are receiving support from their European Members of Parliament. Many have written to their MEPs asking them to put pressure on the Cypriot Government to act. The following letter was received today from Roger Helmer, MEP for Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire. Addressed […]

Please be patient, we are doing our best!

INTERIOR Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis has asked for patience over the issue of withheld Title Deeds as pressure mounts for the Government to take action. Mr Sylikiotis announcement was in response to a report that Lord Jones of Cheltenham had tabled two written questions in the British House of Lords on the problem; replies to which […]

20,000 Cyprus property industry workers face job losses

THE president of the Cyprus Construction Association, Sotos Lois, has said that 20,000 workers in the property industry may lose their jobs. Sotos Lois warned that if forecasts of a 40% drop in construction sector activity prove to be true, lay-offs could not be avoided. At a press conference today, he noted that sackings in […]

Cyprus home buyers turn to Lords for Title Deed aid

THE BRITISH House of Lords is seeking answers as to why UK home buyers in Cyprus are still waiting for their title deeds and wants to know whether the British government intends to pressure Nicosia on the issue. Answers to the two questions tabled by Lord Jones of Cheltenham are expected in the coming week. […]

Free top tips guide on buying property in Cyprus

My property buying guide Buying a Home in Cyprus: A Practical Guide to Successful Real Estate Purchase now has a brand new supplement, which is available completely free of charge. Its 40 pages are filled with my ‘Top Tips’ for home seekers and investors thinking about buying property in Cyprus. Its aim is to set […]

Property problems: Questions raised in the House of Lords

NEWS of the many problems being experienced by British citizens who have bought property in Cyprus has reached the ears of the UK Government. Yesterday, Lord Jones of Cheltenham tabled two questions in the House of Lords. Replies to both questions are due by 27th November: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are […]

Credit crunch hits property market

THE credit crunch is hitting the property market in the Paphos region of Cyprus. Other businesses are also being affected including restaurants and hairdressers according to a report in today’s Cyprus Mail. It seems that the only ones seeing a boom are the charity shops. Credit crunch: Paphos feels the squeeze Businesses and charities in […]

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