Mortgage in Greece
Although the formal issuance of loans in Greece is not prohibited, in practice, banks do not issue loans to either local or foreign property buyers. The exception is the large…

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Protests in Iran could trigger an increase in demand for property abroad
Mass protests in Iran at the end of December provoked a growth of interest among local residents to foreign real estate: in particular, to the UK, Canada and Turkey. A…

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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…

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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 the “golden visa” program, under which governments issued passports and a residence permit in exchange for the purchase of real estate. Continue reading

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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Best cities for investment: where to buy real estate in 2018
Most investors in overseas property choose one of two strategies: they buy the property at a low price and sell it in 1-2 years or invest in a steadily growing…

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Residential real estate market of Hungary: time to buy
Hungary is located on the border between Eastern and Western Europe. The level of wages here is lower than in most EU countries: according to the Statista portal, only 6.7…

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