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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Russian “Haynets” are adapting to new orders: the results of a joint survey of Tranio and Adam Smith Conferences
For the first time in history, more than 50% of wealthy Russians began to notify Russian tax authorities of their accounts in foreign banks and controlled foreign companies. This assessment…

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Rental business in Germany: what does an investor need to know before buying?
The German real estate market is one of the most stable in the world. Today it’s a seller’s market: there are fewer facilities here than investors who want to buy…

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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

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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