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Trapped buyers law changes discussed

A bill aimed at improving the 2015 trapped buyers law, which was successfully contested by the banks as being unconstitutional in the lower courts is being discussed by the House Legal Affairs Committee.

Discussions completed on Airbnb bill

MPs have completed their discussions on the bill aimed at regulating Airbnb-style short-term property lettings and hope it will go before the plenum of the house before the summer recess.

Building permits for more new homes in Cyprus

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits were issued rose by 13.7 per cent in March 2019 compared to March 2018 according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Cyprus real estate market review 2018

In its annual Cyprus real estate market review, PwC reports that the transaction value of the residential property sector reached €3.1 billion, which accounted for 73 per cent of the market total.

Cyprus in court over waste water management

The European Commission has taken Cyprus to the European Court of Justice for its failure to properly treat urban waste water from agglomerations with a population of more than 2,000 inhabitants.

Help for some Pissouri landslide victims

The Cyprus Government has promised to provide some financial assistance to a number of Pissouri landslide victims, which is currently affecting about one million square metres southwest of the village centre.

Call for action over sky-high rents

As rents in Cyprus reach new heights with every passing month, pressure is building on the government to take affirmative action to ensure affordable accommodation for working families.

Trapped buyers bill almost completed

A debate on an amended trapped buyers bill designed to overcome the shortfalls in the existing law is set to begin on Wednesday 12 June with the expectation that legislation will be enacted before the summer recess.

Cyprus property sales surge in May

The number of Cyprus property sales surged in May 2019 reaching the highest number recorded since July 2008 according the official figures released by the Department of Lands and Surveys.

Cyprus Property worth millions under the hammer

Many millions of Euros worth of Cyprus property in all the districts comprising houses, apartments, commercial properties and plots of land and fields land are set to go under the hammer in June.

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