Russian Under Construction Properties, The Rules From July 1, 2019

I have written about acquisition of under construction Russian real estate before in this blog post. However, from July 1 2019 new rules regarding shared construction agreements (договор долевого участия в строительстве) have entered into force, changing the rules drastically. Probably the new rules will have a big impact on the prices of Russian under … Read moreRussian Under Construction Properties, The Rules From July 1, 2019

Selling a Russian Apartment, A Fiscal Perspective

 On 1 January 2019 new rules regarding taxes that have to be paid when selling Russian property came into force. That’s why I decided to update this blog post. This article is a sequel to my blog posts about the second-hand real estate market and the one about acquiring Russian under construction properties.  So what … Read moreSelling a Russian Apartment, A Fiscal Perspective

Risks related to acquiring new residential real estate in Russia

Example of new real estate in Russia

Update July 17, 2019. Because of the amendments to the Law on Shared Construction Agreements, I have decided to publish a new blog post about the rules after this amendment has entered into force. Although the information in this blog post is no longer up to date, it still contains relevant information for understanding the … Read moreRisks related to acquiring new residential real estate in Russia

Risks of buying second-hand residential real estate in Russia

  With the weak ruble, many foreigners are looking with increased interest at the Russian real estate market. Indeed, there are pearls to be found. However, there are considerable risks attached to buying real estate in Russia. There are different risks for ‘second-hand real properties and for new properties. In this post, I name the … Read moreRisks of buying second-hand residential real estate in Russia