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Bank lending systems stymie Cypriot buyers

The Cyprus banks complicated lending procedures cause stagnation of property purchases by Cypriots according to the chairman of the Cyprus Real Estate Agents Association (SKEK).

Commercial court in 2018

In efforts to modernise the Cyprus justice system, a new Commercial court will be set up in early 2018 to deal with claims arising from contracts, company disputes, the purchase or sale of goods, etc.

Limassol looks to Marseille for inspiration

Limassol is seeking to take a leaf out of Marseille’s book in an effort to inject new life into the Aktaia Street area of the city and looks set to adopt the Marseille Euroméditerranée project.

Limassol casino contracts imminent

The Melco-Hard Rock consortium is expected to sign contracts for the construction of the multimillion euro casino project in Limassol later this month and should open temporary casinos later this year.

Sharp rise in new homes construction

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits have been issued rose by 56.8 per cent in January 2017 compared to the same period in the previous year according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Cyprus house prices up

House prices in Cyprus rose by 2.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the fourth quarter in 2015 according to the House Price Index published earlier today by Eurostat.

Cyprus needs to accelerate debt reduction

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on Cyprus to speed up reductions in public and private debt to rebuild confidence and deliver balanced, sustainable growth, and support balance sheet repair.

IMF to visit Cyprus

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Cyprus next week for talks to evaluate the economy of the country following the island’s successful conclusion of its economic adjustment programme.

Standard & Poor’s raises Cyprus rating

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has raised its foreign and local currency long-term sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Cyprus to ‘BB+’ from ‘BB’ and has affirmed its ‘B’ foreign and local currency short-term sovereign credit ratings.

More new homes in December

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits have been issued increased by 55.7 per cent in December 2016 compared to the same period in the previous year according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

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