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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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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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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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

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 house prices, adjusted for inflation, rose in 31 of the 51 global markets for which data is available.

However, the global economic and political uncertainty is not conducive to the continuation of the boom in the housing market. According to experts, North America is at the end of a long economic growth cycle. 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…

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International hotel investment forum IHIF in Berlin postponed due to coronavirus
The IHIF forum, which was scheduled to take place next week in the German capital, has been moved to may 2020, according to event organizers. Organizers Of the international hotel…

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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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The fed lowered its interest rate due to risks to the US economy
The regulator took emergency measures in connection with the spread of the coronavirus and the fall of markets. For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, the rate decision…

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