“Golden Visa”: who and where gets a residence permit for investment
The general principle of operation of any “golden visa” program is simple: a foreigner invests a certain amount in the country's economy in exchange for resident or citizen status. Today,…

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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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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…

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Buying a mini-hotel abroad

Mini-hotel is a hotel, the number of rooms of which is not more than 30 rooms. Typically, these institutions provide services on the system Bed and Breakfast (with the English. “Bed and Breakfast”). Many tourists feel more comfortable in small hotels than in large ones, so mini-hotels firmly occupy their niche in the hotel business.

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Short-term rental market in Athens: where to buy to earn more?

Athens is the second city in Europe in terms of the growth rate of the number of tourists: according to estimates by research company Euromonitor International, the number of arrivals from abroad in 2017 increased by 10% compared to 2016 and reached 4.8 million. Due to the fact that prices real estate in the Greek capital has not yet recovered from the crisis (according to the Bank of Greece, today a square meter costs 44% less than in 2008), investors have the opportunity to earn more on short-term leases: according to analysts of the international real estate broker Tranio, the net profit in Athena 5-7% per annum compared to 3% in most major cities in Europe. Continue reading

Property Maintenance in Germany

The cost of maintaining a property in Germany consists of taxes, insurance and utility fees. The average amount varies depending on the federal state: for example, in Bavaria, maintenance of an object is more expensive than in other regions.

The cost of maintaining a property in Germany consists of taxes, insurance and utility fees. The average amount varies depending on the federal state: for example, in Bavaria, maintenance of an object is more expensive than in other regions. Continue reading

Four largest banks in Greece successfully passed the ECB stress test
On May 5, the European Central Bank (ECB) published the results of the stress test of the four largest banks in Greece: with an unfavorable scenario, in the next three…

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“Now it's the other way around”: investors choose Valencia after a referendum in Barcelona
On October 1, 2017, a referendum on independence was held in Catalonia, 90% of those who voted in favor of separating the region from Spain. Since then, uncertainty has reigned…

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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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Investment Instruments: How to Get High Yield in Europe
Investors often compare real estate in Europe with other profitable instruments - government bonds and bank deposits. Government bonds are one of the main instruments of saving funds for wealthy…

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