How to invest in micro-apartments in Germany?
The German micro-market is booming. Students are one of the main groups for which this type of property is designed. The volume of transactions in the student housing sector in…

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Small but comfortable: modern technologies expand the space of small-sized
It has long been no secret that in the real estate markets of many large cities there is an objective shortage of residential space. The increase in the density of…

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Investment in rental business in Greece: European residence permit and high profitability amid rising prices
On August 30, the Independent Public Revenue Authority of Greece (AADE) announced the launch of a digital registry for those who rent out Greek property for short-term rent through online…

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Top 10 locations in Greece, where the profit from daily rent grew the most

Profit from short-term rentals in Greece over the past two years has grown stronger in locations less popular with tourists – analysts of AirDNA, a service that processes ads published on the Airbnb portal, reached this conclusion.

To compile a rating, AirDNA specialists used RevPAR (revenue per available room) indicator – it reflects the landlord’s income per month excluding maintenance and tax costs (the cost of daily rent multiplied by the occupancy of the apartment or house per month). Analysts calculated how the rental income in all locations in Greece, where more than 100 Airbnb ads were published, changed over the two years: from July 2016 to June 2018. Continue reading

Save on lawyers later, and not at the beginning: Dew-diligence of commercial real estate in Germany

German real estate is one of the most reliable assets in Europe. Partly because of this, modern Germany is considered to be the seller’s market: good properties are bought up quickly, and in most cases, realtors prefer to work with local customers. Another thing is larger and more risky transactions: for example, for objects with a low yield, but located in a prestigious place, foreign investors are often ready to offer a higher price than the Germans. Such a property should be checked especially carefully by the buyer – the procedure for evaluating the object is called due diligence (from English. “Due diligence”). Continue reading

Business in Athens: not a catastrophe, but an opportunity
Greece returns business confidence. In February 2018, the international rating agency Moody's raised the rating of the issuer of Greece from Caa2 to B3. The volume of foreign direct investment…

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How to get Spanish citizenship?
Spanish law provides for several official methods of obtaining citizenship (or citizenship, since Spain is a monarchy by form of government). A general requirement that applies to all applicants is…

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Results of the year: where to invest in real estate in 2018?
The volume of transactions in 2018 increased by 5%, but in 2019 it will return to the level of 2017 The volume of transactions with commercial real estate concluded in…

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Brexit: how did the prospect of a UK exit from the EU affect the real estate market?
The results of the referendum on UK withdrawal from the European Union, held on June 23, 2016, could not leave indifferent players in the real estate market. The forecasts that…

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