Family reunification (Familienzusammenführung) is one of the most popular grounds for immigration to Germany. The main condition for a permanent residence permit by family reunification in Germany is to have a relative or a spouse/registered partner residing in the country.
When you move to Germany on a permanent residence permit, the experiences that you will gain include a steady economy and high living standards, fair wages and excellent healthcare and education. Tranio experts share a checklist for those willing to move to Germany.
Jewish descendants coming from the former Soviet Union have the right to immigrate to Germany under the relaxed rules enabled by a special state programme of the German government.
Business immigration to Germany is supported by the German government’s programme that allows investors and entrepreneurs to obtain a residence permit and find new business opportunities in the country.
Immigrating to Germany offers the chance to improve your standard of living and secure a decent future for your children.
More than €407bn (US $480.5bn) was spent on healthcare in Germany in 2019, according to the expectations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). In 2018, German healthcare spending accounted for 11.7 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), giving Germany the second largest healthcare sector in Europe, after Switzerland.
An EU Blue Card is a special type of a residence permit in the countries of the European Union that provides the right to work in the EU to foreign highly-qualified professionals. Non-EU and Schengen area citizens may apply for a Blue Card.
An increasing number of Russian HNWIs (high-net-worth-individuals) are notifying Russia’s tax authorities about their foreign bank accounts and controlled foreign corporations (CFCs). This follows Russia’s adoption of the Common Reporting Standards (CRS) in 2016, which facilitates the automatic exchange of information regarding bank accounts between partner countries’ tax authorities in a bid to combat tax evasion.
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.
The five-year rent cap in Berlin is radically changing the capital’s real estate market.
The world’s travel and tourism market is developing quickly, which in turn is fuelling demand for hotel services. Europe is the most visited continent and property investments in the region are on the rise, with Spain and Germany the most attractive countries.
The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) 2020 is the hub that connects the ambitious, brave, curious and disruptive that shape the world of hospitality investment - the meeting of global collaboration.
Germany is a huge draw for both foreign and domestic real estate investors who want to safeguard their capital. A total of $67B was invested in German real estate from Q4 2018 to Q3 2019, while property prices in the country have been rising steadily for the last five years at an average rate of 5% per year, according to OECD.
Experts from Deutsche Bank speak of a ‘supercycle’ in Berlin's real estate market. They expect Germany's capital to become the most expensive urban agglomeration of the country, despite the city currently ranking only fifteenth in residential property prices.
By the end of 2017, seven out of ten people in the EU were living in their own homes. However, more than a half of Germany’s population now rent housing, and according to forecasts by Trading Economics, this trend is only going to grow. Tranio looks into why Germans are opting to rent rather than buy.