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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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…

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Russia has restricted air traffic to all countries of the world
Only regular flights from Moscow to the capitals or major cities of foreign countries are maintained. Here is a full list of current flights. Russia has restricted air traffic to…

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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

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

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 strongest in 2019 in terms of house price growth, according to the Global Property Guide.

Real estate in Athens in 2019 rose by 11.3 % — the best result in the world, according to inflation-adjusted data. This is a sharp jump from a year earlier, when growth was only 3.5 %. 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…

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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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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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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 —…

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