International companies invest in Greece
More and more companies with an international name and reputation are investing in Greece, writes Ekathimerini. The government of the country seeks to simplify the conduct of business and facilitate…

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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…

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New rules for foreign account holders
From 2020, it will be easier for Russian residents to receive income from real estate to their foreign accounts. Tranio lawyers explain what this means, how to submit reports to…

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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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

Spain has imposed a 15-day quarantine

The Spanish authorities followed the example of their Italian colleagues and introduced a nationwide quarantine. Spaniards should not leave their homes unless “absolutely necessary,” the country’s Prime Minister said in a televised address.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced restrictions on movement throughout the country due to the spread of the coronavirus. This is reported by the newspaper El Pais. Continue reading

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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Knight Frank named the most prosperous cities in the world
International consulting company Knight Frank has prepared a report City Wellbeing Index 2020. Analysts measured the quality of life in 40 cities around the world. Knight Frank experts have developed…

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Named Spanish regions with the highest salaries
The average salary in the country is 1,695 euros per month before taxes, according to Idealista. Madrid and the Basque Country are the regions of Spain with the highest salaries,…

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Named countries with the fastest growth in real estate prices
Last year was a good year for the world's main housing markets. However, global uncertainty does not contribute to the continued boom in property prices, writes Global Property Guide. Real…

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