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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How to get a Greek residence permit for financially independent persons?
Greek residence permit for financially independent persons is issued to foreigners whose income in their home country exceeds 2 thousand euros per month. Together with the main applicant, such a…

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The rich also cry: what problems when buying a profitable property abroad, Russian-speaking investors face?
Buying property abroad is not easy for those who purchase it for the first time, and for already experienced investors. What difficulties do Russian-speaking buyers most often face? At the…

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Medical tourism in Greece – investment opportunities

According to a survey of the European Commission, almost 50% of Europeans would like to be treated abroad. And their number is growing: according to forecasts of the Radiant Insights company, the global market for medical tourism from 2017 to 2021 will grow annually by 12.55%. Most often, patients go abroad for two reasons: the necessary type of treatment is not available in their home country or foreign clinics offer a higher quality of services. Continue reading

Buy, repair, sell: how to make money on redevelopment in Europe

Rental rates for rental businesses in Europe have been falling for the past few years. According to a PwC study, Emerging Trends in Real Estate, in the eurozone, they dropped from an average of 6% in 2009 to less than 4% in 2017. Many investors have switched to redevelopment projects (they are also called value added projects), with which you can earn 10–20% per annum on invested capital.

The essence of such projects is that an investor or a group of investors acquire real estate in poor condition below market value, repair or rebuild the object and lease it or resell it to end customers at an elevated price. 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 to move and participate in the management of the hotel, but want to receive a guaranteed income.

It is impossible to find such an object for two reasons: Continue reading

Visas, residence and citizenship in Greece
To get a Greek residence permit, it is enough to come to Greece three times. For this suit any type of visa. The whole procedure will take from three to…

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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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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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Mortgage in Spain
When buying a property, it is not always possible to pay immediately, therefore, mortgage lending is often used in transactions. Another important plus of mortgage lending is the ability to…

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