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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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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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Investments in utility meters: coworking, coliving, spontaneous shops and warehouses
Since the mid-2000s, an economic model of joint consumption has spread throughout the world. Its main idea is that it is more convenient to pay for temporary access to a…

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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 Greek companies with established reputation in the market.

Loan terms
6–30 years old

Legal entities can try to get a loan secured by real estate in Greece 2-4 years after its purchase. Continue reading

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 Greece, since the 2nd quarter of 2017, the cost per square meter in Athens stopped falling). Not only we see positive changes: the editors compiled a digest of the main news about the Greek economy, published in the first three months of 2018. 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 estate prices simultaneously rise and profitability decreases (and vice versa). Continue reading

Wealthy Russian investors in Germany: a Tranio study

In 2017, the company Tranio studied the audience of investors from Russia and other countries of the former USSR, buying in Germany profitable real estate worth from 1 million euros. The study was based on the results of a survey of Tranio partners: private agents and representatives of real estate companies operating in the German market.

In Germany, there are no restrictions for foreigners to buy real estate, and this country is called the “center of attraction for key investors” in the “Emerging Trends in Real Estate – Europe 2018” report prepared by PwC in cooperation with the Urban Land Institute. Continue reading

Tranio in 2017: foreign customers and new projects

In 2016, the international real estate broker Tranio set itself global challenges for the next few years: to become the largest company in the global real estate market, provide clients with various investment tools and give the opportunity to make transactions in the same window. In 2017, we continued to develop in this direction.

The growth of attendance and sales
The Tranio website has become even more popular: more than 2 million people visited it in 2017, which is two times more than in 2016. 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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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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How to make money on a value added project in Germany
In recent years, in major European cities, housing prices have grown faster than rental rates, and the yield from the delivery of real estate has decreased. According to the site…

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