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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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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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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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 carefully check clients who received a passport or residence permit under these programs, in particular, documents confirming the physical presence of investors in a particular country. This applies not only to new customers, but also to owners of particularly large accounts, which hold amounts from 1 million euros. Continue reading

Green building: fashionable and profitable

In October 2017, Saudi Arabia presented an ambitious project of a “smart” and environmentally friendly city on the Red Sea coast “Neom”. According to the authors, the city will receive energy only from renewable sources, and transport and the entire life support system will be exclusively “green”. So far, the megaproject, which is estimated at $ 500 billion, exists on paper, but it reflects the overall focus of the sector on environmental friendliness and energy efficiency. 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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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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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…

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Commercial real estate in European cities: investors' expectations and reality
From the beginning of 2019, it is time to take stock of the year 2018. At the same time, experts face the challenge of making predictions for the future. How…

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