The German property market is one of the most stable in the world. And today, it is a seller's market, as there are fewer properties available than investors wishing to buy them. Tranio explains some of the pertinent details an investor must consider before taking the plunge into the German rental market.
International real estate investors have e a positive outlook on the European hospitality market for 2019.
PropTech has come about due to the digital revolution and a new trend in the real estate market. What does this mean and how should it be evaluated? Experts from Tranio provide answers to those questions.
Where do people that invest into properties in Germany come from? What are their budgets? What cities do they find most attractive? Tranio has the answers.
Property investment yields and risks are usually directly interdependent: The higher the expected profit, the greater the risk of losing it.
About one-third of ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) hold dual nationality. Another one-third of them plan to obtain a second nationality in the future. The easiest way for them to get residency or nationality of another country is to participate in a golden visa programme, which grant individuals residence permits for investing in the issuing country.
The property market recession in Greece, which has lasted for 10 years, is over. In 2018, the Bank of Greece has observed a year-on-year increase in prices for the first time since 2008.
At first glance, residence-for-investment programmes are beneficial to both parties: investors get free access to the Schengen area, while countries offering ‘golden visas’ attract billion-dollar investments. However, some recipients can use the granted advantages to avoid paying tax, bringing the scheme under increased scrutiny.
The UK plans to launch a public registry of property-owning foreign company owners within its territory by 2021. Owners concealing information will be penalised with up to 5 years’ imprisonment.
Analysts conclude, having studied Airbnb listings, that over the past two years, short-term rental revenues in Greece have grown more significantly in locations less popular with tourists.
Barcelona authorities have approved the modification of its General Metropolitan Plan. Under the new regulation, developers must set aside 30% of new-build or renovated apartment buildings over 600m² for social housing.
The Acropolis is the most important tourist magnet in Athens and typically the closer a property is to it, the higher its price and rental rate tend to be. So what’s the best way to strike a balance between the purchase price and the profit margin? Tranio explains.
In view of Greece’s economic recovery and growth in tourism, investors expect prices for Athens real estate to rise.
‘Strike while the iron is hot‘ may well be the perfect phrase to describe Greek property at the moment; the combination of attractive residency opportunities, a finally recovering economy, a booming tourist industry and plenty of room for price growth is making Greece an irresistible 2018 target for foreign property investors.
The increase in the number of tourists worldwide is driving the growth of the hospitality industry. In 2017, the volume of transactions in the European hotel property market grew by 11% to a record €20.9 billion. What countries and types of hotels should investors look at in 2018?