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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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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Commissions of real estate agents in different countries
Austria In Austria, the commission in most cases is paid by the buyer, its size is 3% (including VAT 20% - 3.6%). The amount of remuneration is regulated by the…

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local buyers dominate

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

“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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Investment flows in the global market
Last year, a significant increase in foreign investment was noted in several real estate markets. More and more investors are investing in real estate abroad in order to diversify their…

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Greece News Digest: Light at the End of the Tunnel
Tranio experts are confident that now is the best time to buy Greek real estate, as prices have reached bottom and are ready to grow (according to the Bank of…

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