Rent versus buy? a waste of money or not?

The age old question of renting versus buying is one I have wanted to address to help people decide, for quite a while. After...

Find a flat/ house/ home in Bucharest, Romania (or any city)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9v6WWTFXYc It can be an overwhelming and even scary prospect. Let me short cut that anxiety by sharing 16...

Six Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agency

With the rise of online tools to help you search to buy, rent or sell your property/ workspace, you might think a real estate...

Ready to buy a property in Romania? – by guest writer Ionel Vacarescu

First of all, you will have to make sure that you can buy real estate in Romania. For example, do you have Romanian residency...

Buying a noisy new apartment in Romania?

if you are thinking of buying a new apartment in Romania, read on. There are many things to consider that are well documented & easy...

Differences between Class A, B & C office buildings in Bucharest/ Brasov

Office buildings are generally classified into one of three categories: Class A, Class B, or Class C. Standards vary by market, and each category is...
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Good property management companies in Romania

This year, I have received 7 separate cases from investors who had had anything from a poor to a ridiculously poor ownership/ investment return...
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Why AIRBNB is MUCH less efficient than long term rental

As a real estate broker, I get requests almost every month from people wanting to buy an investment flat for use as an AIRBNB,...
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Property Investment in Romania – a guide

I thought It was about time to write a few lines about property investing in Romania, having been here now since 2007 &...

How to set/ check your rent or selling value

Setting the value of rent in Romanian cities is in fact, much more precise than some people realize. Usually,...

The risks of buying off plan & committing to a pre sales agreement

In this article we look at some of the specific danger areas of committing to buy a property from a developer ahead of it being...

Tax Amnesty for US citizens and FATCA

Jonathan Weiss hasn’t lived in the US for 25 years. But that didn’t keep his foreign bank account from being frozen in the wake...
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Location, Location, Location – 3 golden rules & opportunities!

Property location is often the most important factor in property value. A house in a poor location (adjacent to disused factories, train tracks, a...
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Dutchie Management, keys and Locksmiths

I would not normally put characters to screen in this way, but it seems that Alexandra Maria Varga & her crowd from DMS, or...
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Little known insider tip for investors!

There is nothing more off putting for a buyer/ renter when going to view a potential house to buy or rent, than by being...

I want to buy a Romanian Property – best is to own as private...

I am Ionel Vacarescu, attorney at law, and this is one of the most common questions asked by foreigners: “How is it best to...

Important changes to Romanian company Law

24 August 2020With thanks to Hammond & Associates, Bucharest. RECENT CHANGES TO THE ROMANIAN COMPANY LAW Since the Romanian Companies Law (Law...

Should I invest in Residential or Commercial property?

Comparing commercial real estate Investments to residential real estate is like comparing apples to bicycles. This guide shows you general descriptions of...

No more real estate fees for disabled clients! yayyy!!

Although it has been our unofficial policy for some time, we have decided that from January 1, 2020, we will formalise the policy of...
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Your Story….A Brasov investor from Guildford

The following is a brief account of the experience of one investor-buyer, Aaron C, a New Zealander living in Guildford, UK.  Aaron invested in...