On which website can one find the cheapest houses for sale in the world? We asked ourselves that very question. For those who are eager to get on the property ladder but only have a small budget searching for bargains can be frustrating specially if they are abroad.
According to a study carried out by the “Pestel Institute” 400,000 new units will be needed every year until 2020.
People need homes. So after looking at the population development it is a logical step to study the housing markets as well. Continue reading Germany needs 400,000 homes every year. Demand is increasing due to high immigration
Houses can be on the market sometimes for years without attracting any real interest from possible buyers.
This can be especially frustrating if you depend on the sale of your home in order to be able to buy that dream home you’ve been looking for years. Or if you did buy it but now you are stuck with two credits.
The Schengen Visa is a residence permit which allows you to travel to and within the Schengen countries. The Schengen area consists of 26 European countries that have decided to eliminate passport and immigration controls at their borders. Continue reading I need a Schengen Visa to go and buy a property. What is it and where can I apply for it?
Once you found the property you want to buy the actual buying procedure is simple and relatively risk free because the whole process is handled by a German notary.
So the first step would be to find a notary in Germany, preferably one who speaks English if you don’t speak any German. He is acting as an impartial middleman between both parties. Continue reading How to buy a property in Germany? The buying procedure if you want to purchase real estate in Germany.
According to the vdp (Association of German Pfandbrief Banks)the prices for German residential and commercial properties continued to rise in 2015. The vdp property price index rose in comparison to the prior-year by 5% marking another peak. Continue reading Property prices in Germany increased significantly
Since 1st January 2014 EU or EEA citizens can buy property in Bulgaria without restrictions.
Non-EU or EEA citizens cannot buy properties in Bulgaria that includes land, for example a house in a plot of land, or an apartment with ideal parts of the land the block was built on, Continue reading Do I need to register a company in order to buy property in Bulgaria?
To register a Bulgarian company is a straight-forward affair.
You first need to register a new company with the Commercial Register
There are many companies that will help you set up a company in Bulgaria in a speedy and inexpensive way. Continue reading How do I register a Bulgarian company?
As average purchase prices for properties in Germany are still low compared to the rest of central Europe it seems to be just the right time to invest in Europe‘s most industrialized and populous country. Continue reading Bargain property in Germany: get a cheap real estate in Europe’s most industrialized and populous country
Yes, but with some restrictions depending where you come from.
Basically all foreigners can buy property provided it doesn’t come with land.
Since 1st January 2012 EU and EEA citizens are allowed to buy land in Bulgaria, following the expiry of the 5 year prohibition included in the Treaty of Accession of Bulgaria to the EU. Continue reading Can foreigners buy property in Bulgaria?