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Thousands of Title Deeds waiting to be transferred

Although the Cyprus Land Registry issued 15,000 Title Deeds between June 2009 and November 2010, only 4,200 have been transferred. What is causing this problem and what can be done to resolve it?

Couple assured of stay of execution

A couple who bought an apartment in Larnaca and faced eviction and repossession by the bank because its developer had defaulted on his mortgage repayments have been assured of a stay of execution.

Simplifying co-ownership on property

A new law is being examined that is designed to ease the problems associated with developing land that is owned by several individuals.

Long queues at Paphos land registry

Despite the Cyprus Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis promising additional resources to help clear the backlog of Title Deeds waiting to be issued, there are still long queues outside the Land Registry and other government offices in Paphos.

Foreign firms to survey land

Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis is considering engaging foreign companies to carry out some 26,000 land surveys that have piled up in the Land Registry across Cyprus.

Cyprus companies linked to Greek property scam

Authorities in Greece and Cyrus are investigating a massive property scam ring that has been operating undetected for the past five years.

New title search procedures in Cyprus

New procedures introduced in Land Registries throughout Cyprus should make it much easier for prospective property buyers to discover whether their potential purchase is mortgaged.

Call to outsource Title Deeds procedure

The Land and Building Developers Association has called on the Cyprus government to outsource eleven of the twelve procedures currently needed to issue a Title Deed to the private sector.

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