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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Property Maintenance in Greece
The maintenance of an apartment in Athens costs on average from 700 to 1.8 thousand euros, villas on the islands - from 1.5 to 15 thousand euros. The main items…

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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…

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Czech Republic: reasonable investment in a growing market

The Czech Republic is a more affordable alternative to Austria and Germany: there are no territorial restrictions for foreign buyers, as in Austria, and real estate is cheaper than in Germany.

The volume of investments in the local market is growing rapidly: according to CBRE, in 2016, 3.7 billion euros were invested in Czech real estate – 86% more than in 2015. According to analysts, in 2017 the volume of investment will again exceed 3 billion. Continue reading

Who should not invest in mini-hotels
In Tranio, investors are often asked to find a hotel for 10–30 rooms abroad managed by a large hotel operator and with a long-term contract. However, they do not plan…

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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…

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What will happen to the real estate market if mortgage rates rise?
In recent years, mortgage rates in Europe and the USA have fallen, dropping to a record low by 2017, while real estate prices have grown at an accelerated pace. However,…

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