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The continuing Cyprus property debate

First, let me say that we are sorry to hear that you are also suffering at the hands of an unscrupulous property developer. Would you consider registering your problem on our website at www.cyprus-property-action-group.net? We know it’s of little comfort to you, but you’re not alone. More than 2,000 people, both Cypriots and foreigners, have […]

Authorities failed to protect buyers and Cyprus’ reputation

LITTLE appears to have been achieved at yesterday’s meeting between finance minister Michalis Sarris and a delegation from the Cyprus Property Action Group. The group which had been set up earlier this year, to deal with the problems faced by expatriates buying property in Cyprus, wanted to brief the minister about the many complaints it […]

Hundreds of expats duped by dodgy property developers

A GROUP of exasperated expats yesterday informed Finance Minister Michalis Sarris of the hundreds of complaints made against developers and estate agents in Cyprus relating to fraudulent dealings in the lucrative property market. The Cyprus Property Action Group, formed last April to deal with the growing problem in the property market, met with Sarris to […]

Law reform hopes to clear up Cyprus property title deeds trap

NEW HOMEOWNERS IN CYPRUS will have greater property security if an amendment that allows their contract of sale priority over developers’ mortgages is approved. The issue was brought up for discussion at the House Legal Affairs Committee on Thursday and is backed by the Lands and Survey department. By law, in order for a person […]

Expats form property action group

A GROUP of expats has got together to help fight the growing problems in Cyprus’ property market. Fed up with reports from disgruntled property buyers who have been run through the mill and come out the other side poorer and disgusted and disappointed, they have decided that enough is enough. The Cyprus Property Action Group […]

The difficult Cyprus property title deed route

So that you can appreciate the long and difficult way from the completion of a building, to the issue of the property title deeds, we hereby submit the procedure that it is required. For each step we hereby provide the legal requirement for the issue of a permit and the actual time taken. • Application […]

The Cyprus property industry must be brought up to scratch

Tourism may be falling, but its decline is being offset by the health of the property and building sector, which has shown steady increases over recent years, to become one of the pillars of growth in our economy. Figures released this week show that 2007 looked set to become a record year in property transactions, […]

Ombudswoman Blasts Cyprus Land Registry

OMBUDSWOMAN Eliana Nicolaou stated yesterday she would be launching an investigation into the Cyprus Land Registry Department after allegations of mismanagement. Speaking at the House Committee on Institutions, Merit and the Commissioner for Administration, Nicolaou informed members that there appeared to be vast flaws in operations at the Land Registry Department, which works under the […]

Property Owners Lobby for their Rights

HOME owners have announced the launch of the Cyprus Property Action Group (CPAG), the first-ever organised pressure group set up to lobby for their rights. Dennis O’Hare, one of the founders of the CPAG, which also launched its own website earlier in the week, said the idea kicked off in Peyia in discussions with the […]

Living in a Cyprus Property with no Title Deeds

I’ve heard that some people are being taken to court for living in houses without Title Deeds.I’m confused; is this true? If it is true, what can I do to stop this happening to me? I don’t have my Title Deed and I’ve been waiting for over 12 years now. Answer The situation to which […]

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