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The importance of property rights

The lack of Title Deeds is important, as it means that property rights are not protected – both for the owner and the financial institution that has granted a loan using a property as collateral.

Title Deed issuance progress and mortgages

The Department of Lands and Surveys has published the first in a series of statistics relating to one of the provisions agreed between Cyprus and the troika in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Why should any foreigner buy property?

In an open letter to President Anastasiades, a foreign resident suggests two measures designed to help rejuvenate the island’s beleaguered property market and restore its tarnished image.

Playing games with property taxes

When you consider that a single person who owns a property pays 50 per cent more Immovable Property Tax than a couple or twice as much as four joint owners of an identical property, doesn’t it seem unfair?

Playing the waiting game

She knew getting Title Deeds to a Cyprus home could take time, but little did Karen Guttridge know that it would take eight years, a sit-in and some shouting at the mayor before she would get them.

Home buyers may pay IPT before getting Title Deeds

A Cypriot MP has tabled a bill for discussion at the House Finance Committee requiring property buyers to pay Immovable Property Tax even though they do not have the Title Deeds to the property they have purchased.

President asks ETEK for advice on Title Deeds

Faced with the problem of clearing the current backlog of some 100,000 Title Deeds, some of which go back more than two decades, President Anastasiades has asked ETEK for advice.

Property highlights all that is wrong

For years, our administration and banks have cleverly created a captive audience, holding householders to ransom by refusing to issue title deeds. Oh yes, there is method in this title deed madness!

Just more empty talk about title deeds

In a speech made by the Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Ioannis Kasoulides at the House of Commons in London, he spoke briefly about the problem of the timely issuance of Title Deeds.

UCPD review offers no solution for Title Deeds

Appeals to the EC that it would recommend that the withholding of title deeds or legal ownership of immovable property would be blacklisted under the provisions of the UCPD have been rejected.

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