For travelers, food can make or break a city; the more culinary options there are in a city, the more enticing a destination it will be among tourists and expats. Toward this end, a team of analysts at international real estate brokerage Tranio have conducted a survey on food outlet penetration across major European cities, taking into account the housing prices and quality-of-life rankings.
Despite the turbulence experienced by global markets in 2020, we have continued to flourish. In fact, faced with such pandemic-era obstacles as border closures, we quickly adapted and mastered the art of closing deals remotely, all while expanding our partner networks in Greece, Spain, Germany, the United States and other countries.
Retiring abroad is a growing trend. People relocating abroad can enjoy their senior living at its best: in a warm climate, by the sea, and with quality healthcare. Here is an overview of European locations for retirement with living costs and a roadmap for choosing your place in the sun.
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 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 goal of the upcoming edition of simaPro Forum, which will be held on 30 May at the North Convention Centre of Feria de Madrid, will be to identify and analyse the reasons behind the appeal of the Spanish real estate market for international investors.
The results of the Catalan referendum could not but affect the state of both the Catalonian and the Spanish real estate market as a whole. Experts and investors have made various forecasts. But, how have things turned out in the beginning of 2019?
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.
A number of ways to obtain Spanish citizenship exist. Since 2013, Spain Golden Visa program is being offered, which allows its participants to gain citizenship in a simplified manner.
Costa Blanca is the perfect resort destination for buyers with modest budgets. Two-bedroom flats cost an average €80,000 −150,000 on Spain’s ‘White Coast’.
Costa Blanca, the province of Alicante’s coastline, is one of Spain’s most popular destinations for tourists and international property investors alike.
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.
Uncertainty prevails in Barcelona's real estate market after the referendum. Many business owners consider Valencia an alternative investment destination.
After Catalonia's referendum on independence, many international property buyers previously focused on Barcelona turned to Valencia. Families planning to relocate to this province are spoiled for choice in terms of good international schools for their children.