How we decided to buy an apartment on the Costa Daurada
There were several reasons for this. Firstly, I learned about the real-estate crisis in 2008–2013, which has hit a price crisis. in this country. It continues now, although, in fairness,…

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About Property in Spanish Torrevieja
Citizens of our country are increasingly turning their eyes to foreign real estate. Moreover, among the variety of proposals, Spain is considered as the most optimal and promising option. On…

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Where is better to live and buy property in Madrid?
In my previous article, we examined the benefits of living in the Spanish capital, Madrid. In this article I will tell you more about the most comfortable areas for living…

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How to get a residence permit in Cyprus and EU citizenship

The Republic of Cyprus is an island state, which is often considered by residents of Russia as a permanent place to live or to periodically visit. This country has a favorable climate, beautiful nature and a high level of social development. The state is part of the European Union. Legal stay on its territory gives a person the status of a real European.

Benefits of obtaining a residence permit
A residence permit in Cyprus has its own name – Pink Slip. To date, the procedure for obtaining a residence permit in South Cyprus has been simplified as much as possible and does not take much time. Moreover, the amount of investment in real estate is significantly less than when obtaining citizenship of this country. This process provides a person with a number of significant advantages:

the obtained residence permit applies to all family members: spouses and joint minor children;
in the future it will be possible to apply for citizenship (subject to permanent residence in the country for 5 years over the last seven-year period); Continue reading

To see Paris and … stunned by French housing

A huge number of people dream of visiting the city of love and romance, the city of the Eiffel Tower, royal palaces and the European Disneyland. Here I am from among those. Only I, in my usual manner, decided not just to visit the capital of France, as an ordinary tourist, but to live there. Preferably at least six months. Better yet, a year.

With this firm intention, I bought a ticket, and within a couple of weeks, the board of the French national airline Airfrance brought me to Charles De Gaulle’s huge airport with comfort, delicious food and free wine, from where my misadventures began.

Back in the homeland, it was decided to finally decide on the choice of housing in which I will spend this Paris year, already being directly in Paris. And in the first days, while I will search, book an apartment through Airbnb. Since nothing special was needed for these early days, I chose a small studio apartment under the roof in one of the old houses in Montmartre. In such, as is commonly believed, poor artists settled, then gaining greatness.

A week in such a studio cost me 500 euros. And it seemed to me that it is very expensive. But I decided not to spoil my upcoming adventure with negative thoughts. Moreover, it was expected upon arrival to rent another apartment, much better and cheaper. Dreaming. Continue reading

Personal experience renting a house and living in winter
I absolutely did not want to bother with visas. The presence of one passport has become a basic priority in finding a country that can be visited in the winter…

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How to choose real estate in Germany?
In this article, I would like to share with you my experience in searching for real estate in Germany, which I got when choosing housing in the federal state of…

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Buying Property in Italy
According to statistics of the portal 1‑property.ru, in 2018, more than 3.5 million applications for a Schengen visa were received from Russian citizens. At the same time, Italy is one…

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Obtaining a residence permit when buying property in Northern Cyprus
Northern Cyprus attracts tourists from Russia with a safe environment and a favorable climate. The temperature in the resort country in the coldest months does not fall below 10-15 °…

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