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Specific Performance Law – depositing contracts

Cyprus’ replacement Specific Performance law, which came into force in 2011, provided that contracts of sale that were signed but not been lodged at the Land Registry to be lodged within six months of the law coming into force.

Chinese property buyers targeted

It appears that Chinese property buyers are now being targeted by nefarious elements involved in the Cyprus property industry now that British buyers have finally wised-up to the scams.

Banks playing a dirty game

A number of banks have obtained temporary court orders preventing people who bought property in Cyprus from receiving Title Deeds under the provisions of ‘trapped buyers’ law claiming they knew nothing about the sale.

Further progress anticipated

The latest MoU between Cyprus and the troika of its international lenders will result in further progress being made to resolve the many issues faced by those who plan to buy or who have bought property in Cyprus.

Lebanese duped by false residency claims

A number of Lebanese nationals have been duped into buying property in Cyprus by ‘dubious’ agents who claimed that they would obtain a residency permit after a certain period of time.

Property problems in Cyprus

The British High Commissioner to Cyprus, Matthew Kidd, attended a meeting in London last month of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Defence of the Interests of British Property Owners in Cyprus.

Free Tickets to A Place In the Sun Live

Free tickets are available to the A Place In The Sun Live overseas property exhibition at NEC Birmingham between 28th – 30th September where advice on buying property in Cyprus and many other destinations will be given.

Cypriot developers find new ways to extort money

Nefarious property developers continue to exploit their customers by thinking up new ways of extorting money from them and using the threat of withholding Title Deeds to elicit payment.

MEP calls on EU to protect those buying homes abroad

MEP Diana Wallis has increased her efforts to resolve the problems faced by thousands of expatriates who have purchased overseas property in EU member states with the publication of a booklet “European Property Rights and Wrongs”.

I would not have bought in Cyprus had I known

An overwhelming number of our readers would not have bought a property in Cyprus had they known that their developer had mortgaged the land on which it was built.

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