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Property prices in Greece 2017–2018
Greece owns more than 6 thousand islands, but only on 227 of them people live. Rhodes, Lesbos, Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos are the most popular islands among wealthy property buyers.…

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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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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…

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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 in 2017 was 1.8%, and in 2018 it will increase to 2.6%. This is the right moment to invest in Greek real estate: the country’s economy is gradually recovering, and the real estate market has reached the bottom and will soon start to grow.

Against this background, the retail real estate sector comes to life: new players are entering the Greek retail market. In order to minimize risks, investors prefer to choose high-quality objects in the premium locations of Athens. Continue reading

How the size of the capital and the behavior of owners of foreign accounts: the study of Tranio and Adam Smith

Russia joined the agreement on the automatic exchange of financial information (Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement, MCAA), and at the end of December 2017 the OECD published a list of countries that will begin the exchange this year. Based on the results of the last Tranio and Adam Smith Conferences survey, which was attended by 60 private banking specialists, Tranio analysts found out how the amount of capital and the behavior of foreign account holders are related. Continue reading

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 of Greece is obliged to receive primary education and complete the first level of secondary education. In state institutions, training at these levels is free.

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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 of expenditure are taxes and utilities.

Taxes
All property owners in Greece, including foreigners, pay an annual tax, which consists of two parts – the main and additional. Continue reading

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 significantly increase the area of ​​purchased housing. Mortgage loan is more profitable and more convenient to get in the country where housing is purchased. In Spain, citizens and foreigners can apply for a loan. Continue reading

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…

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“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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Greece News Digest: Light at the End of the Tunnel
Tranio experts are confident that now is the best time to buy Greek real estate, as prices have reached bottom and are ready to grow (according to the Bank of…

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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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