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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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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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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Iceland

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

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 of happiness in 156 countries around the world.

The rating is based on the analysis of indicators such as well-being, life expectancy, social support, freedom and the level of corruption. Continue reading

The Bank of Greece forecasts a stable situation in the real estate market
The impact of the pandemic on the domestic and global economy may affect the Greek real estate market in the short term. But as soon as the situation normalizes, demand…

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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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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 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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