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Cyprus building permits bureaucracy

The World Bank ‘Doing Business’ report for Cyprus highlights the mind-boggling level of bureaucracy in dealing with building permits involving several government and local authority departments.

Business development stifled by bureaucracy

The 11th edition of the Doing Business 2014 – Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises report highlights some of the bureaucratic problems that hamper Cyprus’ ability to attract investment.

Property sales hampered by inertia and bureaucracy

The latest property sales figures published by the Department of Lands and Surveys paints a dismal picture of the island’s property market, but as a registered agent has advised me, inertia and bureaucracy are not helping.

Land Registry & Town Planning to enter 21st century

Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis has announced plans to introduce new IT systems into Town Planning and Land Registry offices throughout Cyprus to improve services offered to the public.

Long queues at Paphos land registry

Despite the Cyprus Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis promising additional resources to help clear the backlog of Title Deeds waiting to be issued, there are still long queues outside the Land Registry and other government offices in Paphos.

Opinion: Cyprus Title Deed law changes

Will the latest changes to the Cyprus Title Deed laws currently before parliament untie the ‘Gordian Knot’ as the Minister of the Interior has stated they would? Although they will bring relief to some people, it appears that those who have been duped into buying mortgaged property will be left to fend for themselves.

Developers warn of layoffs

Around 600 staff from Cypriot development company Alpha Panareti held a protest outside the Paphos town hall over bureaucratic delays in government departments that could result in staff layoffs.

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