"Money poured from the sky": where Chinese investors buy real estate
For the past seven years, China has been demonstrating continuous growth in overseas property investment. In 2017, the volume of investments in commercial and residential properties grew by 18% and…

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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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Who buys real estate in Germany?
According to Colliers, in 2017 the volume of investments in commercial real estate in Germany amounted to 57.3 billion euros. It not only became a record for the last 10…

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German citizenship for investment … time and effort

Germany is the largest and most stable economy in Europe. German passport offers visa-free access to 188 countries of the world. Germany ranks fourth in the list of the best countries in the life drawn up by the United Nations, and ten German universities are in the top hundred according to the Times Higher Education magazine. Therefore, many wealthy foreigners seek to obtain German citizenship. Can I get a German passport for investments in the economy of the country? Continue reading

What pitfalls are fraught with high yield?

According to the data of the German Institute for Economic Research (Deutsche Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung), in every fourth case, real estate brings a zero return, and every twelfth investment is unprofitable. One of the most frequent reasons for unsuccessful investments is the pursuit of high returns. The profitability and risks of real estate investments are directly dependent: the higher the profitability of the object, the greater the risks, and vice versa. Continue reading

Rooftop garden and free iPad: investing in student housing

Universities are not able to provide all students with housing, private investors help to fill this gap
The globalization of higher education plays into the hands of investors. Student housing is becoming an increasingly attractive asset: over the past three years, the number of investors who evaluate investment prospects in this sector as “very good” has increased 2.5 times, according to Statista. A characteristic feature of this sector is the so-called acyclicity: the number of students can grow both in times of crisis and in times of economic upsurge. Continue reading

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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