Latest Headlines

News

John Hourican “annoyed and impatient”

Bank of Cyprus CEO John Hourican said he is annoyed and impatient by borrowers seeing a rising property market and wanting to hold on and negotiate more time to repay their loans.

Local property tax set to change

Some will pay more and some will pay less local property taxes in Cyprus this year as charges will be assessed on 2013 property valuations rather than those of 1980 in efforts to provide a fairer taxation system.

Banks helped by increased building permits

Although Cypriot banks continue to face significant asset quality challenges, a sustained increase in demand for building permits would improve their asset quality says ratings agency Moody’s.

Pissouri homeowners still in limbo

Property owners in the Limnes (lakes) area of Pissouri are still in limbo despite the previous Cyprus Interior Minister promise to pay for the mess, which at that time was estimated at up to €20 million.

Ten years to clear Title Deed backlog

At the current rate of Title Deed issuance it would take approximately ten years to address the backlog according to the spring 2017 issue of the European Commission’s Post-Programme Surveillance Report on Cyprus.

Limassol upcoming skyline fears

Limassol’s construction ambitions are rising vertically, but many argue that the new high-rise buildings are unsightly and clutter the landscape, but it seems that the problems are far more serious.

Hellenic Bank sells non-performing loans

The Hellenic Bank has sold its non-performing loan (NPL) and real estate management business, to APS Debt Servicing Cyprus Ltd, a member of the APS Holding a.s. group of companies.

Contract signed for Cyprus casino resort

Earlier today a landmark deal for Europe’s largest casino was signed between the gaming authority and the Melco Hard Rock consortium at the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia.

Reprieve for trapped buyers

The Cyprus government has vowed to continue issuing Title Deeds to trapped buyers despite the recent court rulings that left them in legal limbo according to a report in the Cyprus Weekly.

How many trapped buyers?

Earlier today the Greek language newspaper ??????? (Daybreak) published statistics on the number of trapped buyers unable to get their Title Deeds because of various unpaid developer debts.

Back to top