Cyprus Property News for home buyers and real estate investors

Sunday 6th December 2020

Dr Alan Waring

Strategic defaulters and sovereign corruption

The government backed Estia scheme enables those who have deliberately defaulted on their housing loans, i.e. strategic defaulters, to apply for mortgage relief but such flagrant fraud ought to warrant criminal investigation.

Recidivism: the curse on Cyprus

Unless the Cyprus government cracks down hard on recidivism in all its forms, an international risk management consultant predicts that Cyprus is likely to hit another 2013 scale financial crisis within five years.

Decline and fall of the demagogues

For a very long time Cyprus has suffered from 'sovereign corruption', but is the mould finally starting to crack as news of those once considered as demagogues are bought to justice.

The troika’s title deeds demands

The MoU agreed between the troika and the government of Cyprus requires that the backlog of Title Deeds waiting to be issued for more than one year is reduced to less than 2,000 by quarter 4 of 2014.

Will the ‘new broom’ sweep clean?

Will the new president of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, persevere and carry through the essential and, in some cases, radical changes that are needed for the country's recovery and long-term sustainability?

Gotcha, Gotchiani!

Good news! One of our occasional contributors, Dr Alan Waring, is finally getting the Title Deeds to the property that he and his wife purchased in Oroklini - a mere eight years after they took delivery.

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Larnaca port and marina is a mammoth project

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Silver medal for residence permits

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