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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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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Small apartments as an object for investment in Russia and abroad
Review prepared by Tranio and CIAN Small apartments are traditionally in demand. At the same time, they are increasingly being acquired not as housing for themselves, but are considered as…

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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 in Greece, according to the official Greece Agency Enterprise Greece, grew by 30% in 2017 compared to 2016 and reached 3.6 billion euros. Greece’s GDP has been growing for the fourth quarter in a row, and, according to forecasts of the European Commission, the Greek economy will continue to grow by 2.5% per annum in 2018 and 2019. The disposable income per capita, according to estimates of the European Central Bank (ECB), in 2017 increased for the first time in five years. Continue reading

OECD tightens banking checks for investment citizenship and residence permit participants
On November 20, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a list of countries whose investment citizenship or residency programs it considers risky. The OECD recommends that banks…

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3 reasons why the German real estate market is not threatened by a price collapse
There is a general opinion: the German economy is one of the most stable in the world. Real estate prices in Germany have been growing steadily for eight years. However,…

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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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Montenegro will launch a program for obtaining citizenship for investment
On July 26, the Montenegrin authorities announced the launch of a citizenship for investment program. To get a passport, an investor must buy property on its territory and invest 100…

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