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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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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Protests in Iran could trigger an increase in demand for property abroad
Mass protests in Iran at the end of December provoked a growth of interest among local residents to foreign real estate: in particular, to the UK, Canada and Turkey. A…

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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. The study was based on the results of a survey of Tranio partners: private agents and representatives of real estate companies operating in the German market.

In Germany, there are no restrictions for foreigners to buy real estate, and this country is called the “center of attraction for key investors” in the “Emerging Trends in Real Estate – Europe 2018” report prepared by PwC in cooperation with the Urban Land Institute. 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…

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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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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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