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Cyprus banks awash with properties

Banks in Cyprus have acquired more than 14,000 properties from households and businesses through foreclosures and debt-to-assets swaps according to a report in the Phileleftheros.

Short-term lettings, real estate & tourism

Short-term Airbnb style property lettings will have a positive impact on the Cyprus real estate market and tourism industry, but balanced legislation is needed to ensure those positive impacts are achieved.

Non-performing loan laws inefficient

The legal frameworks introduced by Cyprus aimed at reducing non-performing loans (NPLs) are inefficient according to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) in its annual report.

Passports scheme could bring Dutch disease

The Fiscal Council has warned that overreliance on the Passports for Cash Scheme aka Citizenship by Investment Scheme aka Golden Visa Program could bring ‘Dutch disease’ to Cyprus.

Speeding up issue of Title Deeds

The Cyprus government is ready discuss ways to reduce the time taken to issue Title Deeds, which has tarnished the reputation of Cyprus as a safe place to buy property by overseas investors.

Troika back in Cyprus

Representatives from the troika of Cyprus’ international lenders, the IMF, EC and the ECB, have been in Cyprus since Monday conducting a fourth post-programme review, which they are expected to complete next Friday.

Pitfalls to avoid when buying property in Cyprus

To help prospective buyers avoid making costly mistakes, Charles Savva outlines the top 10 pitfalls to avoid when buying property in Cyprus and how to ensure that property purchases move forward smoothly and efficiently.

Limassol rents spike as market booms

A property market boom in Limassol has driven up rents as demand for housing has outstripped supply as more companies have moved to the area seeking accommodation for their staff.

June property sales up 28 per cent

The number of properties sold in Cyprus during June rose 28 per cent compared to June 2016 with sales increasing in all districts with the exception of Larnaca according to official figures.

Overseas Cyprus property sales rocket

The surge in Cyprus property sales in May that we reported last Thursday was helped significantly by a more than three-fold increase in sales to the overseas market according to official figures.

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