Cross-border commercial real estate transactions: how is the global market changing?
Although North America remains the largest volume of transactions in the commercial real estate market, only 15% of their number is with foreign investors. At the same time, in Europe,…

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Areas of Athens: where to look for real estate with potential
For Greece, the worst is over, says Deutsche Bank CEO John Krayan. “The light is finally visible at the end of the tunnel. The forecast for 2018 remains positive, but…

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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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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

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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Phuket: “Treasure Island” for foreign investors
Thailand is the second most popular country in Asia after China. According to the World Tourism Organization, in 2017, tourists from abroad visited Thailand 35 million times. And according to…

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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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Real estate market in Jordan: foreigners inflate prices
At the end of February 2018, Jordan approved a program for obtaining citizenship for investing in the country's economy and an additional scenario - issuing a permanent residence permit in…

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