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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Why property prices in Greece will grow?
Greece is one of the last real estate markets in Europe, where the monetary “drought” continues and the market has not started to grow since 2008. Athens real estate prices…

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Eurotour: where to rent a property is more profitable?
In 2016, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recorded a new record: over the year, 1.235 billion international trips were made - 3.9% more than in 2015. Almost half of…

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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 Wohnungsboerse.net, in Germany, the average yield of apartments of 60 m² decreased from 4.4% in 2011 to 3.7% in 2016. In the most liquid markets, this figure is even lower. For example, in the center of Munich, housing brings only 2-2.5% per annum. Continue reading

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 Code of Acts for Real Estate Agents (Rechtsvorschrift für Standes- und Ausübungsregeln für Immobilienmakler), and the realtor does not have the right to demand more than what he should be. Continue reading

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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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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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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