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Bill to curb bank usury

A vote on a bill to abolish unfair bank charges, such as a fee to monitor loan transaction history, insurance, added interest rates and other hidden charges, will take place at a plenary session of the Cypriot parliament next week.

Title Deeds & the financial crisis

The solution to the Gordian Knot is simple, no property transaction without a Title Deed should be legal – and a state that respected the rights of its citizens would not have waited for a solution to be imposed by the Troika.

Immovable Property Tax reform a priority

The government must bring before the Parliament a bill reforming Immovable Property Tax legislation and another one introducing the Guaranteed Minimum Income before the end of June.

Building contractors plea for state support

Costas Roushias, the president of the Federation of Associations of Building Contractors Cyprus (OSEOK), has called on President Anastasiades for an 11th hour rescue of the sector.

Government plans to offer homeowner rescue scheme

The House Human Rights Committee has heard that the Cyprus government is planning to offer a rescue scheme to help homeowners who are unable to maintain their mortgage repayments.

Why should any foreigner buy property?

In an open letter to President Anastasiades, a foreign resident suggests two measures designed to help rejuvenate the island’s beleaguered property market and restore its tarnished image.

The sniffing has started

Despite pay cuts, rising unemployment, haircuts on bank deposits, the closure of the island’s second largest bank, etc. there have been no demonstrations, strikes or union protests; Cyprus is a funny little place.

Property highlights all that is wrong

For years, our administration and banks have cleverly created a captive audience, holding householders to ransom by refusing to issue title deeds. Oh yes, there is method in this title deed madness!

Property tax bill approved by parliament

A majority of Cypriot MPs have approved an amended bill to increase the rate of Immovable Property Tax, which is part of the preliminary agreement between Cyprus and its international lenders.

Property tax bill about-turn

Following representations from hoteliers, property developers and others the government is rethinking its property tax bill which aimed to raise €180 million; €120 million more than suggested by the troika.

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