Mortgage in Spain
When buying a property, it is not always possible to pay immediately, therefore, mortgage lending is often used in transactions. Another important plus of mortgage lending is the ability to…

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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.…

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Residence permit in Malta, how to get citizenship of Malta, visa
Residence permit (permit) in Malta: for the investment in the purchase of real estate. How to get citizenship of Malta to a Russian or a resident of another country. Malta…

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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 2017.

According to its conditions, foreigners have several investment options:

from 500 thousand euros to local “innovative start-ups”; Continue reading

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, since then European companies have signed dozens of contracts with Tehran: Peugeot and Renault will produce cars in this country, Vodafone together with a local partner will build telecommunications infrastructure, the oil company Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement on the extraction of energy resources. Continue reading

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…

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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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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…

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