What will happen to the real estate market if mortgage rates rise?
In recent years, mortgage rates in Europe and the USA have fallen, dropping to a record low by 2017, while real estate prices have grown at an accelerated pace. However,…

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Feast on Olympus: investors are returning to Greece
In the summer of 2017, international rating agencies Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch raised Greece’s credit ratings with a positive outlook. Analysts state: the country's economy is recovering from…

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Real estate in 12 districts of Berlin: prices and prospects
The real estate market in Berlin is one of the most dynamic in the world. Each year, the number of residents of the capital is growing by about 40 thousand…

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How blockchain and distributed registries will transform the real estate market

The blockchain technology (English blockchain – “block chain”) has become famous thanks to Bitcoin – the cryptocurrency based on it. In everyday life, the word “blockchain” is also applied to other digital currencies and other projects – from the Everledger diamond registry to the Follow My Vote online voting system, but not all of these projects use the blockchain in a technical sense. Continue reading

Barcelona: investment in a city tired of tourists

Tourism accounts for more than 14% of Spain’s national GDP and 2.6 million jobs. Barcelona is the country’s economic center and one of the most visited cities in Europe: according to official statistics, more than 9 million tourists come here every year, and their number is constantly growing. Continue reading

Afghanistan's real estate market: chaos and uncertainty
Afghanistan, torn apart by internal strife for decades, is still home to nearly 30 million people. More than a third of them (according to the World Bank for 2014) live…

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Self-governing mobile homes: how unmanned vehicles will change the real estate market
Self-governing transport is already a reality. Driverless taxis drive around Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Singapore. In Colorado, the first delivery was made by an unmanned truck, and in London an…

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Iran's real estate market: investment potential and risks
In 2016, the US partially lifted sanctions from Iran - a year earlier, the world powers signed an agreement to limit its nuclear program. According to The Wall Street Journal,…

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