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More help for trapped buyers

Further help for trapped buyers is provided by a Ministerial decree enabling Certificates of Approval to be issued for residential properties that fail to comply with the permits issued for their construction.

Open letter to Socratis Hasikos

I have written an open letter to Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos following his announcement that the government intends to bring in legislation to address the problem of home buyers trapped without Title Deeds.

Another empty promise?

Interior Minister Socrates Hasikos has become the latest in a long line of government ministers to promise reforms to the Cyprus property industry to “protect and enshrine the rights of property buyers”.

No Property Transfer Fees reduction this year

Cyprus Interior Minister Socrates Hasikos has said that there will be no reduction in Property Transfer Fees this year but it will be considered as part of a wider reform of property taxation next year.

Cyprus ‘failed miserably’ on Title Deeds

Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos has admitted that Cyprus has failed miserably over the Title Deed issue and pledged that his ministry will do everything in its power to sort out the matter.

Immovable Property Tax will be less in 2014

Owners of property in Cyprus will be asked to pay less Immovable Property Tax this year as many more properties have been included the island’s Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos has stated.

Title Deeds issuance completed by year end

The Land Registry should complete its revaluation of all properties by June 2014 and the Finance Minister expects it to complete the issuance of Title Deeds as agreed with the troika by the end of the year.

Little interest in Town Planning Amnesty

Speaking at the House Interior Committee, the Interior Minister said that the public was showing little interest in the Town Planning Amnesty and that the numbers of applications submitted were unsatisfactory.

Interior minister calls for amnesty submissions

Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis has called on those whose properties suffer from planning irregularities to submit Letters of Intent under the provisions of the Town Planning Amnesty before 7th April.

Petition to stop Alpha Bank repossessing homes

A petition has been launched calling on the Interior Ministry and the Land Registry to reject any application made by the Alpha Bank to auction land to recover money owed to it by the bankrupt developer Yiannis Liasides.

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