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How can Cyprus banks justify their action?

Cyprus banks are blocking trapped property buyers getting Title Deeds, while in Spain the Supreme Court has ruled that the banks must refund money to purchasers whose homes were never completed.

Local authorities obstructing Title Deeds

Local authorities are preventing the Land Registry from issuing Title Deeds to trapped buyers by refusing to issue Certificates of Approval for properties suffering from trivial planning infringements.

MEP questions Title Deed costs

Daniel Dalton, MEP for the West Midlands, raised a question in the European Commission relating to the costs of obtaining Title Deeds in cases where developers have failed to complete projects.

More help for trapped buyers

Further help for trapped buyers is provided by a Ministerial decree enabling Certificates of Approval to be issued for residential properties that fail to comply with the permits issued for their construction.

Applying for Title Deeds (update 17 May)

Following the many emails I’ve received this article explains how buyers may apply for the Title Deeds to the property they purchased under the provisions of the ‘hidden mortgage’/’trapped buyers’ law.

URGENT notice – trapped buyers

Nefarious individuals are deceiving ‘trapped buyers’ in Cyprus into believing that they will not be offered the Title Deeds to the property they purchased under the provisions of the ‘hidden mortgage’ law if they bought by way of a housing loan.

Trapped buyers apply for title deeds

Around 4,000 ‘trapped buyers’ who have paid for their property but cannot get their Title Deeds have submitted applications since the ‘hidden mortgage’ law came into force on Thursday 3rd September.

A thousand trapped buyers apply for deeds

During the nine days since the ‘hidden mortgage’ law came into force around 1,000 ‘trapped buyers’ who have paid for their property but cannot get their Title Deeds have submitted applications.

Hidden mortgage bill passed

At today’s plenary session of the Cyprus parliament MPs approved the hidden mortgage bill designed to resolve the issue of ‘trapped’ property buyers who are unable to obtain Title Deeds due to their developer’s debts.

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