Street retail in Athens: focus on the center and prosperous suburbs
Since 2010, the Greek government has taken many measures to reduce public debt and budget deficits. They have already brought the first results: according to the IMF estimates, GDP growth…

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Athenian Riviera: a place to live and invest
Athens Riviera called the southern suburbs of Athens, which occupy the coast of the Saronic Gulf from Piraeus to Cape Sounion. These include Paleo Faliro, Glyfada, Voula, Vuliagmeni and Varkiz.…

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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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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 residence permit is received by the spouse or children under the age of 18 – however, then the minimum amount of income will increase by 20% per spouse or 15% for each of the children. Continue reading

The cost of housing in Germany: buying an apartment

Berlin: a market with great potential
West Germany: liquid real estate market
East Germany: dynamic market development
The German economy is the largest and most stable in Europe, so the country attracts foreign investors. One of the ways to preserve and increase capital here is investment in real estate. Continue reading

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

How to get Greek citizenship?
Greek passport provides free access to 174 countries of the world. Its owner gets the opportunity to live, work, travel, study, buy real estate and conduct business in any country…

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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…

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Property Maintenance in Greece
The maintenance of an apartment in Athens costs on average from 700 to 1.8 thousand euros, villas on the islands - from 1.5 to 15 thousand euros. The main items…

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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…

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