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O’Dwyer assault case drags on into sixth month

Cyprus Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis suggests that property buyers should take developers to court if they believe they are acting illegally. As the case involving the alleged assault on Conor O’Dwyer clearly demonstrates, the Cyprus justice system is unfit for purpose!

State plans to fix title deeds mess flawed

The problem is that the Cyprus Government is too closely involved with the greedy banks and grubby developers and only foreign intervention will sort the matter out.

Expats in Cyprus, tax advantages and domicile

Expats have been misled into believing that if buy a property in Cyprus and retire to the island, they will not be liable for UK Inheritance Tax.

Cyprus slips to seventh place

The popularity of Cyprus amongst those searching for overseas property slipped two places last month moving it behind Turkey and Italy in the list of the top 10 overseas property searches on the PropertyAbroad.com website.

Cyprus bank loans, deposits and liquidity

Over the past year, Cyprus banks granted loans valued at more than more than three times the amount they received in deposits according to figures released by the Central Bank of Cyprus.

Cyprus sale achieves €8.8 million

Brave property investors exchanged shares valued at €8.8 million for Cyprus holiday homes. Although somewhat less than the sales target of €50 million, Dolphin MD declared the shares-for-property swap programme a success.

Foreign demand shows no signs of recovery

Although the number of properties being sold in Cyprus has staged a marginal recovery, external demand from non-Cypriot buyers continues to fall.

Lord Jones speaks out on Title Deed saga

In an exclusive interview with the Sunday Mail, British peer Lord Jones of Cheltenham tells of how the powerlessness of those caught in the title deed trap prompted him to act in the House of Lords.

Cyprus property sales stage slight recovery

Figures published by the Land Registry report that the number of properties sold during June fell by 45.7%, taking the first six months decline to 58.3% compared to last year.

HM Government replies to Title Deed questions

The UK Government has said that it will not close down the UK offices of Cypriot companies selling property unless it receives evidence of illegal behaviour.

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