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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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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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How to invest in redevelopment in Germany with a small budget?
In recent years, key rates in the EU have dropped to a record low. Bank financing fell in price to 1.5–3% per annum, and with it, the profitability of deposits,…

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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.

The cost per square meter in Greece is lower than in most European countries: in many locations the price does not exceed 1 thousand euros. Another argument in favor of Greece is the possibility of obtaining a European residence permit when purchasing an object with a value of 250 thousand euros or more. Continue reading

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. Beaches, marinas, luxury hotels, restaurants, boutiques and nightclubs – these areas are popular with both tourists and residents of the capital.

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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 Greek companies with established reputation in the market.

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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 Greece, since the 2nd quarter of 2017, the cost per square meter in Athens stopped falling). Not only we see positive changes: the editors compiled a digest of the main news about the Greek economy, published in the first three months of 2018. Continue reading

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 estate prices simultaneously rise and profitability decreases (and vice versa).

The devaluation of the national currency means interesting opportunities for foreign property buyers. In markets with a significant share of foreign investors, such conditions can cause a surge in demand and even change the phase of the cycle. 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…

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Houses near airports: potential investment
Why is real estate more expensive or cheaper in one place than in another? Often the difference is due to the cost of transport: the cheaper logistics costs, the more…

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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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Russian-speaking investors in profitable real estate abroad: an analytical study of Tranio
In early 2018, Tranio once again investigated the behavior of Russian-speaking investors abroad. We relied on the results of an online survey, which involved 476 real estate market leaders from…

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