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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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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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

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 Scotland and Wales (Northern Ireland – the exception) independently determine the direction of housing policy in these regions. Tranio experts analyzed party manifestos to understand what investors should expect from local property markets. 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…

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Property taxes in Germany
When buying, owning, renting and disposing of real estate in Germany, foreigners pay taxes at the same rates as residents of the country. Purchase After the conclusion of the transaction,…

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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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