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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Parliamentary elections in the UK: how will the results affect the real estate market?
According to the results of the parliamentary elections in Great Britain, none of the parties won enough seats in the House of Commons for an absolute majority. The legislature of…

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Houses near airports: potential investment
Why is real estate more expensive or cheaper in one place than in another? Often the difference is due to the cost of transport: the cheaper logistics costs, the more…

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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

Currency games: to whom and where it was profitable to buy overseas property
Currency fluctuations are affected by various factors: monetary policy, inflation, consumer confidence, GDP dynamics, and the balance of payments. As a rule, along with the growth of the currency, real…

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Barcelona real estate market: 2 months after the split
The last few years the real estate market in Barcelona has experienced a boom. in 2013, prices reached the bottom and began to grow rapidly: according to the portal Idealista,…

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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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