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Property highlights all that is wrong

For years, our administration and banks have cleverly created a captive audience, holding householders to ransom by refusing to issue title deeds. Oh yes, there is method in this title deed madness!

Just more empty talk about title deeds

In a speech made by the Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Ioannis Kasoulides at the House of Commons in London, he spoke briefly about the problem of the timely issuance of Title Deeds.

UCPD review offers no solution for Title Deeds

Appeals to the EC that it would recommend that the withholding of title deeds or legal ownership of immovable property would be blacklisted under the provisions of the UCPD have been rejected.

Property sales in 2012 reached €1.9 billion

Figures released by the Department of Lands and Surveys earlier this week report that property sales in Cyprus reached €1.9 billion in 2012, while more than 100,000 Title Deeds were issued.

Title Deed mess must be considered by troika

Troika wants the banks to repossess homes held against non-performing loans within 18 months, but they cannot do this without taking into account the Title Deed mess that blights thousands of buyers.

How much do Title Deeds cost?

I am often asked the question “how much do Title Deeds cost and are they worth the expense?”; there is much confusion particularly amongst buyers from overseas who may not appreciate the benefits.

Title Deed chickens come home to roost

The Title Deed fiasco will be at the top of the agenda at a high-level meeting scheduled to be held next week between senior ranking EU officials and ministers from the Cyprus government.

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.

When will the government protect property buyers?

A British buyer asks the Cyprus government when is it going to enforce existing legislation designed to protect the rights of those buying property and take action to pursue the guilty parties?

Saga of the Title Deed rip off in Paphos

The actions of Land Registry staff in Paphos who seem to be ripping off foreigners by demanding excessive amounts of Property Transfer Fees from them are damaging Cyprus’ reputation and killing the overseas property market.

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