Cross-border property investors ramped up to or surpassed the pre-COVID-19 level of activity in most countries by the end of 2021.
For Russians, Canada and the US are the top destinations to immigrate to in 2021. At the same time, Russian citizens would prefer to own real estate in Turkey or Spain and to retire in Germany
Since 2020, global travel restrictions have proven to be the primary factor impeding cross-border real estate transactions among Russian-speaking investors, according to Tranio’s latest annual survey.
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.
People are embarking on more short-term travel holidays — aka luxury micro trips — than ever before, and the short-term luxury residential property rental market is booming as a result. Airbnb, never one to miss a trick, has launched the Airbnb Luxe platform, which offers thousands of hi-spec luxury apartments in classy areas from $1,000 a night to cater for this growing market. Tranio explains why there are so many people willing to splash the big bucks on short trips.
The volume of real estate transactions related to luxury property has steadily increased from the turn of the Great Recession in 2011 to 2018. And with signs of a looming global economic slowdown, high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) are looking to diversify their portfolio with non-traditional investments—as opposed to the standard set of equities and bonds—including luxury real estate.
International economists have recently been discussing the possibility of a new global economic crisis, which, according to certain estimates, may be hovering ominously on the horizon. With this in mind, experts at Tranio explain what lessons can be learned from the financial crisis that battered the world at the beginning of the 21st century.
The share of offline sales in retail has been decreasing due to the growth of the online segment. Analysts at Tranio international real estate platform outline options for innovative retail technologies (ReTech) for retail stores to help reverse this trend.