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A discussion on all things related to where to live in Bucharest and Brasov, Romania, how to get around by transport, where to go out, whats on and so forth.

ANAF cleans up on tax evasion

Nimeni nu scapa ! ANAF i-a luat la ochi pe romanii din strainatate. Vrea sa le puna POPRIRE pe conturi According to the "Voice of...

Moving to Aviatorilor – Kiseleff – What’s it like to live here?

ENGLISH: Top reasons to live here:· Premium & exclusive real estate area. Close to best parks, schools, restaurants. Green, quiet and clean area. Easy access...

6 very good reasons to move house!

Why I think you should move at least one time after you moved to Romania. Personally I have moved 5 times since coming to...

Seismic Risk Map – Bucharest

  It should be noted that sometimes in Romania the stronger earthquakes that occur in Serbia, Bulgaria and even Turkey can be felt. Bucharest is...

East meets West Bucharest with planned suspended highway

Bucharest will most likely have a suspended highway, which will cost some EUR 1.5 billion to build. The Bucharest City Council recently approved the...

How to survive a shared house…

There are many benefits to house or flat sharing. Not least of which is the massive savings it brings. As much as 50% of...

Is Bucharest ready to rumble?

Bucharest is vulnerable to a powerful earthquake, warn the authorities, who say that an earthquake of the magnitude of that seen on the 4th...

How to protect yourself from coronavirus

World Health Organization recommends citizens take these simple precautions against coronavirus to reduce exposure and transmission How does the coronavirus spread? Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak is new...

How to navigate Public Transport in Bucharest / Brasov

How to find your way around on Public Transport in almost any Romanian city or town. There is a little known, but completely invaluable function...

How to re-design you life! Wellness & fulfilment plan.

If you have moved to Romania (or indeed anywhere) & are feeling a little confused about your future, where to retire to, not sure...
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Simple steps to making your own sauna

Saunas are small interior spaces that are heated and fed with water to create a hot, steamy environment where people can relax and ease...

Life hack: get the most from real estate brokers

The following essential advice will show you how, as a buyer, seller or tenant, to get the most from using a real estate broker...

First registration or import tax (vehicle emissions tax) in Romania

The tax, which is now called an environmental stamp tax is lower in recent years than it has been just a few years ago,...

Bathroom design ideas

Having a beautiful bathroom is on of the top 4 things to do to improve a property value, its comfort, enjoy-ability & desirability. It...

4 sfaturi pentru a-ţi închiria casa repede şi la un preţ bun

Deşi în Capitală şi în marile oraşe ale ţării cererea pentru închirieri e mare, potenţialii clienţi sunt pretenţioşi şi nu sunt dispuşi să accepte...
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The realities of furniture standards & tastes in Romania…

At White Mountain, we manage a portfolio of property for a range of clients from low budget to high end luxury. I thought for...

Romania could be in top 10 EU economies by 2036

Romania in 20 years could become one of the first 10 economies of the European Union, with an economy four times higher, if it...
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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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Moving to Primaverii – What’s it like to live here?

ENGLISH: Top reasons to live here: Green, natural quiet area despite centrality Premium & exclusive real estate area High end living standards Close to: best...

Smoke and heat alarms – are they necessary?

(Extract from a useful UK landlord forum)There is a compelling case for landlords to fit interlinked smoke alarms (and heat alarms for situations where...