UK: new conditions for wealthy immigrants?
The British investor visa has always been popular among Russians: the nearest European metropolis attracted usable culture and full protection from the state. Now, some investors will probably think about…

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Investments in utility meters: coworking, coliving, spontaneous shops and warehouses
Since the mid-2000s, an economic model of joint consumption has spread throughout the world. Its main idea is that it is more convenient to pay for temporary access to a…

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“Now it's the other way around”: investors choose Valencia after a referendum in Barcelona
On October 1, 2017, a referendum on independence was held in Catalonia, 90% of those who voted in favor of separating the region from Spain. Since then, uncertainty has reigned…

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Property Maintenance in Greece

The maintenance of an apartment in Athens costs on average from 700 to 1.8 thousand euros, villas on the islands – from 1.5 to 15 thousand euros. The main items of expenditure are taxes and utilities.

Taxes
All property owners in Greece, including foreigners, pay an annual tax, which consists of two parts – the main and additional. Continue reading

Property prices in Greece 2017–2018

Greece owns more than 6 thousand islands, but only on 227 of them people live. Rhodes, Lesbos, Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos are the most popular islands among wealthy property buyers.

The cost per square meter in Greece is lower than in most European countries: in many locations the price does not exceed 1 thousand euros. Another argument in favor of Greece is the possibility of obtaining a European residence permit when purchasing an object with a value of 250 thousand euros or more. Continue reading

Golden Visa Effect: How Passport Sales Impacted European Property Markets

The 2008 crisis hit most European real estate markets. One of the measures that a number of countries resorted to in an attempt to support the flow of investment was the “golden visa” program, under which governments issued passports and a residence permit in exchange for the purchase of real estate. Continue reading

Wealthy Russian investors in Germany: a Tranio study
In 2017, the company Tranio studied the audience of investors from Russia and other countries of the former USSR, buying in Germany profitable real estate worth from 1 million euros.…

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Italy: new investor visa program
In December 2016, the Italian government presented a new program for obtaining a residence permit for investment. Acceptance of documents for a new visa is scheduled to begin in autumn…

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Second development project in Barcelona
The international platform for cross-border real estate transactions, together with one of its clients and a local developer, is investing in the construction of an apartment building on Rue Numancia…

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