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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Why to invest in Barcelona value added projects in 2017–2018
Recovering after the crisis, the Spanish economy is regaining lost positions: if in 2009 the GDP growth rate fell to a record low of −3.57%, then from 2012 the figure…

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Self-governing mobile homes: how unmanned vehicles will change the real estate market
Self-governing transport is already a reality. Driverless taxis drive around Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Singapore. In Colorado, the first delivery was made by an unmanned truck, and in London an…

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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 other digital currencies and other projects – from the Everledger diamond registry to the Follow My Vote online voting system, but not all of these projects use the blockchain in a technical sense. Continue reading

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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Street retail in Athens: focus on the center and prosperous suburbs
Since 2010, the Greek government has taken many measures to reduce public debt and budget deficits. They have already brought the first results: according to the IMF estimates, GDP growth…

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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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