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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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…

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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 thousand in a special development fund of the country. For the lagging regions in the north, the minimum cost of facilities is 250 thousand euros, for developed southern ones – 450 thousand. The program will start operating from October 2018. The number of participants is limited: in two years, only 2 thousand applicants will receive Montenegrin citizenship. Continue reading

Cities vs. Airbnb: How the authorities are trying to streamline the daily rental market
In 2007, Brian Chesky and Joe Gobbia came up with an online service for daily rent of apartments Airbnb - since then, travelers around the world have used it about…

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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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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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Top 10 locations in Greece, where the profit from daily rent grew the most
Profit from short-term rentals in Greece over the past two years has grown stronger in locations less popular with tourists - analysts of AirDNA, a service that processes ads published…

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