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…

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Top 10 countries where Russians are looking for overseas property
In which countries are Russians looking for real estate abroad? Tranio analysts analyzed the statistics of Yandex search queries on residential real estate in different countries from the 2nd quarter…

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The Bank of England raised the base rate to 0.75% - how will the real estate market react?
On 2 August, for the first time since November 2017, the Bank of England raised the base interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.75%. This is a record rate…

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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

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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Spare airfield in Greece: the top 5 holders of the Greek “golden visa”
The Greek program for obtaining a residence permit in exchange for investment is one of the most profitable in Europe. To acquire resident status, it is enough to buy one…

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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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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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