Greece has become the world's strongest market for rising house prices
After nine years of falling house prices, the Greek market is growing strongly again thanks to measures to support it and improve economic conditions. The Greek property market was the…

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Knight Frank named the countries with the largest number of super-rich residents
In 2019, the number of people with a fortune of 30 million dollars or more grew by 6.4% worldwide and exceeded half a million people. Almost half of ultramagnetic lives…

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Luxembourg became the first country in the world with free public transport
Buses, trams and trains in the country are now free, and you don't need to buy a ticket. Luxembourg became the first country in the world to make public transport…

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How do I get a US investor visa? Answers to frequently asked questions about the EB-5 program.

How does the EB-5 program work?
A foreign investor can get a residence permit (green card) for an investment of $ 900 thousand in a new commercial project in the United States. Together with the investor, the residence permit will be issued to his family members: spouses and children under the age of 21 who are not married.

The EB-5 program was introduced by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the US economy: attracted investment creates jobs for US citizens. Continue reading

Russians became the second among foreigners in the number of residence permits in Spain received for investment

The share of Russians in the Golden visa program in Spain is close to 25 %. Russian citizens in terms of the number of residence permits received for investment are second only to the Chinese, writes Investment Migration Insider.

The Spanish residence permit program for investment in 2019 broke the record for the number of main applicants. According to the Spanish labor Ministry, the number of investors rose to 1,422 last year. While in 2018, 1,188 main applicants received the “Golden visa”. Continue reading

UK increases stamp duty for foreign property buyers

The stamp duty surcharge will begin to be collected from April 2021. This decision may lead to a temporary surge in the activity of foreign investors in the country’s market, writes Mansion Global.

The Chancellor of the exchequer of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, announced that from April 2021, an additional stamp duty of 2% will be introduced for foreign buyers of real estate.

Despite the fact that the amount of the fee was less than expected, the new tax may be an unfortunate step for the local real estate market, which has just begun to recover. Continue reading

Investment in development projects: step-by-step guide
Investments in development projects abroad bring 7-12 % per annum. At the same time, the rental yield of real estate in Europe is 3-4 %, and the yield on Eurobonds…

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UK increases stamp duty for foreign property buyers
The stamp duty surcharge will begin to be collected from April 2021. This decision may lead to a temporary surge in the activity of foreign investors in the country's market,…

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More than 5,000 foreign investors have been granted Turkish citizenship in two years
The decrease in the minimum investment required to obtain a country's passport has led to a boom in the Turkish real estate market, writes Daily Sabah. According to the Turkish…

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International hotel investment forum IHIF in Berlin postponed due to coronavirus
The IHIF forum, which was scheduled to take place next week in the German capital, has been moved to may 2020, according to event organizers. Organizers Of the international hotel…

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