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Changes to Citizenship scheme approved

Changes to Cyprus’ controversial citizenship-by-investment scheme, which has granted 1,864 citizenships and generated €6.6 billion of foreign investment, have been approved by the Cabinet.

Passport-for-sale schemes pose crime risks (Update)

The EU says that passport-for-sale schemes by Malta, Cyprus, and Bulgaria pose risks of infiltration of non-EU organised crime groups in the economy, money laundering, corruption and tax evasion.

Cyprus home prices fall 1.4 per cent

Although a quarterly fall of 1.4 per cent in Cyprus home prices was recorded during the first quarter of 2017, prices rose 4.1 per cent on an annual basis according to a press release from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT)

Slump in Brits buying homes in Europe

Britons buying homes abroad have fallen by a quarter compared to a year ago since the EU referendum said Moneycorp’s chief executive Mark Horgan in an interview with Reuters news agency.

Cyprus wooing Thai investors

Cyprus is offering investors from Thailand European Union citizenship for BHT 100 million (approx. €2.5 million) as it expects to raise capital from Thai investors in a number of sectors.

Time running out for UK expats

The Electoral Commission is urging UK expats to register and vote in the EU referendum that will be held on 23rd June to decide whether the United Kingdom will remain or leave the European Union.

UK Expats #YourVoteMatters in the EU referendum

UK citizens living in Cyprus are encouraged to register and vote in the forthcoming referendum to determine whether the United Kingdom continues to remain a member of the European Union.

The plan

Following a vote in the Cyprus parliament to adopt the Euro, a banker, a government minister, a property developer and a lawyer meet at a restaurant and discuss the plan for the island’s future.

House prices down by 1.3 per cent

House prices in the euro zone were down by 1.3% in the third quarter of 2013, according to new figures from Eurostat, the EU statistics agency, with Cyprus one of the countries with the largest falls.

EU set to finalise rules on mortgage lending

The European Union is seeking to avoid housing bubbles with a set of common rules for mortgage lending in efforts to avoid property bubbles that have resulted from reckless lending.

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