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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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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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…

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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

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

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 platforms: for example, Airbnb, Booking and HomeAway. Those who ignore the new rule face a fine of 5 thousand euros. The purpose of the regulator is to provide tax control and protection of tenants’ rights. Although the relevant law came into force on January 1, 2018, the launch of the registry was postponed several times and took place only eight months later. Continue reading

Construction of residential buildings abroad
In 2018, Tranio offered its customers new ready-made solutions for investment: its own projects for the reconstruction and construction of real estate abroad. The plans for 2019 are to create…

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How to make money on a short-term lease in Athens: an investor's guide
Greek real estate returns the interest of foreign investors. According to the Bank of Greece, the total value of transactions that foreigners entered into the Greek real estate market in…

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5 main trends of the international real estate market
What is the world real estate market? What changes await him in the future? Tranio International Real Estate Broker presents an overview of the main trends that investors can already…

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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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