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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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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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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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, and supply is unable to meet high demand.

Housing on average rose by 6.5 % during 2019. For the fourth quarter of last year, prices increased by 4.2 %.

Real estate in the Netherlands has been steadily growing in price for several years: by 8.5 % in 2018, by 6.9 % in 2017, by 8.8% in 2016, by 4.5% in 2015 and by 2.7% in 2014. Continue reading

Rental rates in Athens rose to 30 % over the year and exceeded pre-crisis indicators

In several districts of Athens, rent has risen in price over the past year by 20-30 % and exceeded the figures recorded before the crisis, reports ekathimerini.com. A similar situation is observed in several other areas of Attica.

According to the real estate website Spitogatos, in various areas of Attica, rental rates have increased by up to 30 % in the past 12 months. In glika Nere, an Eastern suburb of Athens, you can rent an apartment for an average of 7 euros per sq. m. per month, while just a year ago prices were at the level of 5.35 euros per sq. m. Continue reading

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, according to the consulting company Adecco and the research firm Barceló & Associates. The average remuneration in both locations was 1,990 euros per month before taxes in 2019.

Wages exceed the national average in three regions: Navarre-1,850 euros, Catalonia-1,810 euros and Asturias – 1,700 euros. Continue reading

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…

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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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France closes schools and universities due to coronavirus
The coronavirus epidemic is just beginning, warns Emmanuel macron. On the evening of Thursday, March 12, French President Emmanuel macron announced in a televised address to the nation that all…

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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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