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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 boom in the real estate market in the Netherlands continues
Supply does not keep up with demand, and prices are rising, according to Global Property Guide. Property prices in the Netherlands continue to rise, supported by record low interest rates,…

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The foreign Ministry is finalizing lists of Russian tourists who want to return home
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation announced that on March 26, at 14: 00 local time, it will finish forming lists of Russian citizens who need assistance…

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Saint Kitts and Nevis and Dominica to accept online applications for citizenship by investment

The demand for citizenship in Caribbean countries has increased sharply against the background of the pandemic, writes Caribbean 360.

Two other Caribbean countries, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Dominica, have started accepting applications online for the citizenship by investment program. Earlier, the same decision was made by Grenada. These measures are taken in connection with the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading

Brokers in the US sell homes during the pandemic

Online deals, masked realtors and keeping a social distance are how the American real estate market is adapting to new conditions, the Washington Post reports.

American States have different approaches to the issue of concluding transactions in the real estate market. Illinois, despite being hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, felt that real estate is an important service, and therefore companies are not required to close like retail and restaurants. But California, new York, and Pennsylvania decided otherwise. Continue reading

In new York, large brokerage companies acquire smaller firms

Mergers and acquisitions are the most significant trend in the new York real estate market, writes Forbes. Amid the panic, big players are buying up small companies.

In new York, well-known real estate firms are expanding their expansion, according to Forbes. Large companies have more resources for marketing and advertising, extensive offices, and valuable connections with landlords and developers. Continue reading

Waiting for a recession: as the Russian ultrahindi saving money in real estate

The coronavirus pandemic, panic on world markets, quarantine, falling oil prices and the falling ruble have affected the real estate market.

The first to suffer were the hotel segment and retail-cafes, restaurants and shopping centers. Already, companies are cutting costs and staff; hotel operators are renegotiating with owners to reduce the price of rental contracts.

We assume that the first bankruptcy in the hotel segment will begin in two or three months. Continue reading

Property prices in Spain

Russians are most often interested in new buildings in Spain with an average cost of up to 200 thousand euros. In the preferences of Russians in the first place — apartments in prestigious residential complexes, in the second — villas with swimming pools.

Our compatriots are particularly attracted to real estate on the shores of the Mediterranean sea: in Barcelona, on the Costa Blanca, the Costa Brava and the Costa del Sol, as well as in Madrid.

Overview of the regions
The Costa Blanca is the most affordable region of Spain for housing prices. Continue reading

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France has imposed a 15-day quarantine
On the evening of Monday, March 16, French President Emmanuel macron made a televised address to the nation, in which he announced the introduction of a quarantine in the country…

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The number of countries transmitting information about tax residents to Russia has increased
The organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) continues to fight tax evasion and illegal profit-withdrawal schemes. One of the methods is the automatic exchange of information about foreign accounts,…

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Barack Obama's childhood home is for sale in Hawaii for $ 2 million
A modest mansion in Hawaii, where Barack Obama lived with his mother and grandmother, is for sale for $ 2.2 million, writes Forbes. In the house, which is located on…

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The foreign Ministry is finalizing lists of Russian tourists who want to return home
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation announced that on March 26, at 14: 00 local time, it will finish forming lists of Russian citizens who need assistance…

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