Mezzanine loan and equity partnership: pros and cons
Investors can invest in value-added projects (construction or renovation of real estate) in two ways: - Providing a mezzanine loan (mezzanine financing): the investor gives the developer a loan in…

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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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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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“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 in the real estate market of Barcelona.

If those who live in Spain and are looking for residential real estate in Barcelona for themselves, continue to search, then investors have focused their attention on Valencia, says Maria Kamysheva, project manager for Spain in Tranio. 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 market and receive rental income for 5-15 years.

Strategy, in turn, determines the choice of the market. The international real estate broker Tranio studied the price dynamics in 40 cities of the world over the past 10 years and found out where it is profitable to buy housing for two types of investors in 2018. Continue reading

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

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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Eat, pray, get well - Greece is developing new destinations for tourists
Greece is experiencing a tourist boom: the number of tourist arrivals from abroad increased from 14.9 million in 2009 to 24.8 million in 2016. According to the Minister of Tourism…

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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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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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