Latest Headlines

All reports tagged with: "planning amnesty"

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?

A new dawn for the Cyprus property market?

Next year could see the dawning of a new era in the Island’s property market following the introduction of the proposed changes to the property laws; Andreas D. Symeon explains.

Urban planning amnesty suggestions

With the proposed urban planning amnesty shortly to be debated in parliament, the Cyprus Association of Valuers and Property Consultants has put forward three suggestions for the government’s consideration.

Why Title Deed legislation cannot work

The Title Deed legislation under discussion by the Cyprus government cannot work because it fails to address several critical factors; it is nothing more than a planning amnesty designed to protect property developers who have broken the law.

Title Deeds legislation edges closer

The long awaited and often criticised bills designed to tackle the Title Deed fiasco and bring relief to the many thousands of buyers who have been waiting for many years could be implemented in the next couple of months.

Demolition and black-listing threat in Cyprus

The Overseas Property Professional has reported on recent developments in Cyprus with ETEK calling for the demolition of illegal building and MEP Daniel Hannan calling on the European Commission to send a fact-finding mission to Cyprus.

ETEK calls for demolition of illegal buildings

The Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK) has called on the government to demolish illegally constructed buildings, according to a recent report in the Greek language newspaper Politis.

Changes to Cyprus Title Deed laws revealed

A senior Department of Lands and Surveys official has revealed the changes to the laws of Cyprus designed to untie the ‘Gordian Knot’ preventing the issue of some 130,000 Title Deeds to properties on the island.

Revised property taxes and planning amnesty

The Cyprus government is banking on a second term in office to implement its revised property tax system which will be based on current property values rather than those of 1980.

Page 4 of 41234

Back to top