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Commission tells Cyprus to lift property restrictions

The European Commission has acted to ensure that EU nationals have unrestricted access to buy a second home in Cyprus.

Property disaster a self-fulfilling prophecy

Even a cursory search through the Internet to discover the state of the Cyprus property market will reveal that the situation has gone beyond dire.

This legalised theft must end

When is the Government of Cyprus going to change the laws that force those who have been scammed by their developer to pick up his bills or face losing their homes?

Parliament blamed for Title Deed bills hold up

Neoclis Sylikiotis, the Cyprus Interior Minister, claims that a group of MPs are systematically trying to delay the progress of the Title Deed bills through parliament.

EU Timeshare Directive comes into force

The new Timeshare Directive came into force across Europe yesterday designed to improve consumer protection and ensure a level playing field across Europe’s timeshare market.

Cyprus Title Deed law breakers face stiff penalties

The Cyprus government’s revised Title Deed legislation provides for fines and the possible imprisonment of those found guilty of violating its provisions.

Double selling fraud: the O’Dwyer judgement

Cyprus cannot afford to delay any recovery of its property sector and the many scandals require urgent, radical treatment – not a sticking plaster, an aspirin and a hope that the patient will simply recover naturally.

Time for a property commissioner

It is time for a property commissioner to be established in Cyprus with executive powers to push the relevant government departments to enact much-delayed property laws.

Title Deed bill agreed by deputies

Details of one of the bills designed to resolve the Island’s Title Deed fiasco have been agreed by deputies. This will now be passed to the House of Representatives’ plenum for approval.

Title Deed bills run into problems

The passage of two of the five bills designed to resolve the Title Deed nightmare have been delayed by a number of questions raised during recent discussions.

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