Romania is a kind of terra incognita not only in the European real estate market, but also in the field of tourism – except for the Black Sea coast of Constanta, Dracula’s castle in Transylvania, Gypsies, Ceausescu regime and the legendary Negresco hotel in Nice, named after its Romanian founder, – little is known about this country.
Romania in 2007 became part of the European Union, but so far has not joined the Schengen countries. True, news feeds report that in order to enter the Schengen zone, the country needs to fulfill a number of EU requirements, and this issue will have to be resolved in the foreseeable future. A similar situation is now with Bulgaria and Croatia, where it is also necessary to make national visas for entry, however, if the passport has multiple “Schengen”, then all three countries can be visited without problems. Continue reading
Interest in Croatian real estate continues to remain high over the past years and even decades – the country is the owner of an area of over 33,000 square kilometers and an impressive number of islands with more than 1000 items. The Dalmatia region and housing on its territory is considered one of the most attractive in the country.
As far back as the 4th century, the Roman emperor Diocletian, solemnly giving up power, secluded himself from society precisely in Dalmatia, which at that time was called Illyria. To the numerous calls of his comrades-in-arms to return to the reign of the empire, he answered: “If you saw how I managed to grow cabbage, you would not make me such suggestions.” The emperors in these parts have already caught a trace, but cabbage and other rich flora continue their rapid growth, attracting the next powerful people to this world who decided to live surrounded by the sea, islands, numerous oyster and fish farms and houses for every taste and color. Continue reading
A few years ago, on the real estate market, townhouses were especially popular, today duplexes are more often found among offers – there are often cases when there is confusion in the meaning of these two types of housing. Let’s try to understand the characteristic features of duplexes.
Today, duplexes are often called completely different objects, but, as a rule, duplexes are apartments located on two floors. Most often they are found on the upper floors of buildings, but sometimes the second floor can also be access to the roof or terrace. Often a detached two-story building is also called a duplex, although in fact it is more of a town house than a duplex. However, it is precisely such objects that are most often implied by the word “duplex”, for example, in Spain Continue reading