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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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.…

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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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Mortgage in Germany

In Germany, one of the lowest mortgage interest rates in Europe. German banks provide loans to buy an apartment or house and residents and foreigners. Mortgage registration lasts an average month and costs about 1% of the loan amount.

If an investor buys real estate in Germany for rent, the loan increases the return on invested capital at the expense of leverage, since the cost of borrowed money is usually less than the proceeds from the lease. Continue reading

Greek phoenix: how tourists revive the real estate market in Athens

The decline in the Greek economy, which began in 2009, is slowing. The IMF predicts GDP growth already this year, and the unemployment rate has been slowly but surely falling for the last couple of years. In a survey conducted by PwC, today’s Greece is called “more modern” and they note interest in Athens by international investors: the Middle East consortium bought Astir Palace Hotel in Athens, businessmen from Qatar and Dubai are planning a project for the redevelopment of the former Ellinikon Airport. Continue reading

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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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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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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