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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The world's financial markets collapsed
On March 12, stock markets experienced a record drop in quotations. The leading American indexes lost 9.5–10 %, European ones fell by 12-17 %, and Russian ones fell by 8.3-11…

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Rental rates in Spain have increased by 50 % in five years
In some regions of the country, the growth of rental rates exceeded 60 %. Over the past five years, residential real estate rentals in Spain have risen in price by…

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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

The world's financial markets collapsed
On March 12, stock markets experienced a record drop in quotations. The leading American indexes lost 9.5–10 %, European ones fell by 12-17 %, and Russian ones fell by 8.3-11…

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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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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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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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