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Bank contracts for buying property

The Cyprus Parliament voted unanimously on Friday to adopt EU legislation on bank contracts for the purchase of property, which will provide consumers with a higher level of protection.

Battle for consumer protection to Westminster

The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) took its battle to establish standards for the industry – and more safety for British consumers – to Westminster last week.

EU-wide mortgage credit rules adopted

The EU has adopted a new directive aimed at creating a single market for mortgage credits in the EU, with a high degree of consumer protection that will come into force in all Member States in two years.

EU set to finalise rules on mortgage lending

The European Union is seeking to avoid housing bubbles with a set of common rules for mortgage lending in efforts to avoid property bubbles that have resulted from reckless lending.

Buyers’ grievences heard in EU Parliament

The European Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection heard from a petitioner about the problems he encountered when buying property in Cyprus.

European Commission replies to property complaints

The Civil Justice Directorate of the European Commission has replied to numerous letters of complaint it has received concerning Cyprus property developers and unfair commercial practices.

MEP calls on EU to protect those buying homes abroad

MEP Diana Wallis has increased her efforts to resolve the problems faced by thousands of expatriates who have purchased overseas property in EU member states with the publication of a booklet “European Property Rights and Wrongs”.

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