Property taxes in Greece
Non-residents of Greece pay real estate taxes at the same rate as the residents of the country. Purchase The amount of tax when buying a property can vary greatly: for…

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Education in Greece
The education system in Greece is divided into three levels: primary, secondary and higher. Each of them consists of two sublevels. A child of any nationality living in the territory…

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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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Best cities for investment: where to buy real estate in 2018

Most investors in overseas property choose one of two strategies: they buy the property at a low price and sell it in 1-2 years or invest in a steadily growing market and receive rental income for 5-15 years.

Strategy, in turn, determines the choice of the market. The international real estate broker Tranio studied the price dynamics in 40 cities of the world over the past 10 years and found out where it is profitable to buy housing for two types of investors in 2018. Continue reading

Residential real estate market in 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 thousand euros per year is about four times lower than in France or Germany. Thanks to this, Hungary is popular with small companies and international corporations that open their offices in Budapest: for example, IBM, Morgan Stanley and EPAM. Continue reading

“Chose for myself”: Tranio’s client about investing in Bad Gleichenberg

An apartment in the Austrian Bad Gleichenberg is Olga’s second purchase abroad. At first she chose between Miami and Berlin, but eventually stopped again in Austria. “At some point, I even wanted to buy two apartments: this one to rent, and even a small one for myself,” Olga shares her impressions. How did Tranio win a small resort town in Styria?

– Olga, we know that for you this is not the first purchase of real estate abroad, you still have an apartment in Austria.

– Yes, in Vienna. Continue reading

The Bank of England raised the base rate to 0.75% - how will the real estate market react?
On 2 August, for the first time since November 2017, the Bank of England raised the base interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.75%. This is a record rate…

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Mezzanine loan and equity partnership: pros and cons
Investors can invest in value-added projects (construction or renovation of real estate) in two ways: - Providing a mezzanine loan (mezzanine financing): the investor gives the developer a loan in…

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Carte Blanche for Investors: Golden Visas in Southern Europe
In 2008, a financial crisis began in Europe. The problems in the economy affected the state of local real estate markets: the volume of investments decreased, real estate prices fell…

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Expansion history: how Airbnb is changing the global real estate market
The idea of ​​Airbnb was born in 2007: then in San Francisco the recent graduates of the Rhode Island Design School, Brian Cesky and Joe Gebbia, had nothing to pay…

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