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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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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Non-traditional effect: how does the LGBT community affect the value of real estate?
Where to look for real estate, which will definitely rise in price in 10–20 years? There are dozens of theories by which analysts are trying to predict price increases in…

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legal and ethical aspects

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

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 six months, depending on the speed of execution of documents for real estate and how quickly the applicant acts. As a result, a residence permit in Greece will require the implementation of 9 simple steps:

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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 company, the global market for medical tourism from 2017 to 2021 will grow annually by 12.55%. Most often, patients go abroad for two reasons: the necessary type of treatment is not available in their home country or foreign clinics offer a higher quality of services. 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…

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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…

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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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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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