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Loan deal for heat-proofing roofs

A special loan deal for heat-proofing roofs of up to €10,000 at 3 per cent interest is to be offered by the Co-operative Central Bank in collaboration with the employers’ association (OEV).

Alpha Bank Cyprus fined (update)

Alpha Bank Cyprus has been fined a quarter of a million Euros by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (CCPS) following its investigation into the company’s business practices.

Cyprus interest rates fall

Interest rates in Cyprus for consumer credit fell to 4.01 per cent and loans for house purchases fell to 2.94 per cent in July according to official figures from the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

Three banks ready to ease Swiss franc loan burden

Three banks are ready to ease the burden on Swiss franc borrowers by writing off between 10 and 40 per cent of the loan in certain circumstances providing the borrower can show that they cannot repay.

Central Bank blasted on FX loans

The Central Bank of Cyprus has been blasted by the Borrowers Association accusing it of not regulating the banks correctly when they were granting loans in Swiss francs and other foreign currencies.

Banks to recoup loans by ‘hook or crook’

Banks must find a way to recoup loans granted to insolvent developers once ‘trapped’ properties are released to home buyers, Interior Minister Socrates Hasikos said following a joint session of the House interior and finance committees.

“The problem is huge” says director

No-one knows precisely how many properties that are burdened with a developer’s mortgage have been sold to unsuspecting buyers, but the problem is huge says the Director of the Department of Lands and Surveys.

Banks using threats and blackmail

Banks have been accused by the head of the Borrowers Association of misleading borrowers into signing whatever they suggest through unfounded lies, duress, threats and blackmail.

Property Developers: Run Forrest! Run!

If property developers fail to repay their bank loans, then the banks may not have sufficient funds to repay us the money that we deposited with them that they used to finance these loans.

Courts can amend foreign currency loans

Advocate General Niels Wahl of the EU Court of Justice has advised that national courts can force banks to replace unfair contract terms for customers holding foreign-currency loans.

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