In Ireland, agents sell real estate online
Virtual views, live chats with brokers and electronic signature of documents are the new reality of the Irish real estate market, writes The Irish Times. Savills Ireland has launched a…

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Named the best universities in the world
The global analytical Agency QS has published an annual ranking of the best universities in the world. The rankings are based on the analysis of six indicators: academic reputation of…

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The Bank of Greece forecasts a stable situation in the real estate market
The impact of the pandemic on the domestic and global economy may affect the Greek real estate market in the short term. But as soon as the situation normalizes, demand…

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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, 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

The UN has published a rating of the world's happiest countries
Russia lost to Tajikistan and Moldova in the world ranking of happy countries. The UN presented the annual global ranking of happy countries World Happiness Report. It assesses the level…

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Rating Agency S&P predicted a global recession
The world economy this year will be in recession for the first time since 2009, writes S&P Global Ratings. The rating Agency S&P Global Ratings released a report "global recession…

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Waiting for a recession: as the Russian ultrahindi saving money in real estate
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World on lockdown: countries close borders and impose quarantines due to coronavirus
On Monday, March 16, several countries announced the closure of borders and the introduction of quarantines due to the spread of the coronavirus. Russia has closed the border with Belarus.…

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