Tranio conducted its eighth annual survey, analysing the investment and property purchasing patterns of Russian and CIS nationals abroad. The survey was primarily focussed on income property, looking at the top locations for investment, yield expectations, budgets, and preferred asset classes, as well as the general presence of Russian-speaking investors in local markets.
State-run immigrant investor programmes, also known as “Golden Visa” programmes, are designed to attract foreign capital and businesspeople by providing residency or citizenship in return.
Montenegro, the little explored ‘gem of the Adriatic’, has ancient cities and bays nestled in the coastal folds of its majestic mountains. With reasonable prices and many locations to choose from, there’s property in Montenegro for everyone.
For immigrants hoping to be granted full citizenship in the Czech Republic, the wait can last a decade. In most cases, this is how the process plays out:
This article explains how to obtain a residence permit in France for a Russian citizen, what difficulties may arise when applying, and what opportunities French residency status offers, especially in times of closed borders.
Until the end of 2021, there is still time to obtain a residence permit for Portugal by making investments into real estate in Lisbon or Porto. From 2022 the authorities suspend the issue of a residence permit by investments into Great Lisbon, Porto, and other coastal areas of Portugal.
The United Arab Emirates is often called a tax haven for it lacks many taxes that apply in other countries, yet some customary fees still remain. Let's look at the real estate tax rates in the UAE and see what fees have to be paid when buying a home.
A common pathway towards migrating to Italy begins with obtaining a short- or long-term visa (type C or type D) that allows its holder to enter the country.
Spain has a great selection of property ranging from small apartments and luxury villas with swimming pools and golf courses. Tranio reviews real estate market dynamics and focuses on the current prices.
For those interested in buying property in the Iberian Peninsula, Tranio weighs the pros and cons of investing in Portugal vs. Spain.
In Europe, no law prohibits foreign citizens from buying property but certain countries have put limitations on this right.