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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Barcelona: investment in a city tired of tourists
Tourism accounts for more than 14% of Spain’s national GDP and 2.6 million jobs. Barcelona is the country's economic center and one of the most visited cities in Europe: according…

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UK: new conditions for wealthy immigrants?
The British investor visa has always been popular among Russians: the nearest European metropolis attracted usable culture and full protection from the state. Now, some investors will probably think about…

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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

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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Hotels in Europe: markets and prospects
According to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in 2016 the number of tourists traveling abroad broke a new record: 1.235 billion people. Nearly half of them (615 million) traveled…

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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…

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