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Category: Investments

So what will happen to Dubai’s real estate market in 2018?
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So what will happen to Dubai’s real estate market in 2018?

Developers will be tempted to reduce the size of apartments to make their price tag more affordable in 2018 as finding value for money remains a priority for buyers, according to a high-profile brokerage firm. Mario Volpi, chief sales officer of Kensington Properties, said this trend has already started in locations such as Dubai South,...

Moderate costs in the Dominican Republic but beware of fraud
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Moderate costs in the Dominican Republic but beware of fraud

How high are realtors’ and lawyers’ fees in the Dominican Republic? What about other property purchase costs? TRANSACTION COSTS Who Pays? Transfer Tax 3.00% buyer Notary Fee 0.25% – 1% buyer Document Stamp Tax 1.30% buyer Real Estate Agent´s Fee 5% – 10% seller Costs paid by buyer 4.55% – 5.30% Costs paid by seller...

The landlord can call the police in Thailand
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The landlord can call the police in Thailand

  Rents: Can landlord and tenant freely agree on rents in Thailand? Rents are freely negotiated. Rents are not usually adjusted for the duration of the fixed contract period. Landlords are required to notify their tenants in advance of pending rent adjustments, usually coinciding with the renewal of the lease agreement. Deposits Landlords usually receive...

Which European cities have confidence of real estate investors?
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Which European cities have confidence of real estate investors?

The report Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2018, jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) the research and education organization and PwC showed that the pessimism of last year has dissipated considerably, with better general economic outlook and increased tenant demand. Continental European countries have mixed feelings about the UK, with uncertainties about the future...

5 New Habits to Refresh Your Real Estate Business in 2018
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5 New Habits to Refresh Your Real Estate Business in 2018

There is a distinct difference between the professional habits of top performing real estate agents and those who struggle to grow their business. Growing a successful business requires quality habits with specific and measurable goals.   Key Takeaways Consider spending a few hours every day contacting new prospects Think about how to add extra value...

Dubai Real Estate Not As Crazy For Crypto As People Think
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Dubai Real Estate Not As Crazy For Crypto As People Think

Dubai is famous for being the mecca of luxury real estate in the Middle East. It was the first market to sell a new development property in Bitcoin. The Aston Plaza and Residences in Dubai Science Park is the development that made headlines for accepting payment in Bitcoin. The project isn’t even completed yet. Lord knows...

3D modeling and visualisation
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3D modeling and visualisation

Development of the modern technologies allowed making the process of designing of the construction projects less expensive and faster. But even a very accurate drawing does not give an opportunity to present fairly what you will see during a demonstration of the future building on the screen with three-dimensional graphics. In order to understand how a...

Real estate in the Olympian Riviera. Sale and rent of houses, apartments, villas and cottages
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Real estate in the Olympian Riviera. Sale and rent of houses, apartments, villas and cottages

Pieria, a picturesque Greek region much loved by tourists, is located south of Thessaloniki. It is also known as Olympic Riviera. Its good location and its good roads make Pieria memorial places easy to reach. Mount Olympus, the majestic abode of the ancient Greek gods, is also located here. Nowadays, it’s a national reserve famous...

Traditional property investment is dead
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Traditional property investment is dead

The traditional property investment cycle has dramatically changed since the last property boom a decade ago. The days of buying property, benefiting from rental increases and the associated yield compression and then selling off at a profit after five or six years is no longer sustainable. Experts in the field now maintain that the best...