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Letting your second home

Do you own a second home in the Baltics and have decided - or for financial reasons, need - to rent it out? If so, our 5-point checklist should help you get started and begin generating some rental income. 1) Check regulations and complete the necessary paperwork. Confirm with your municipality and development whether your property is eligible to be rented out. Popular tourist destinations often have local laws prohibiting or limiting the rental of  More...


What to expect from an agent in the Baltics

If you've decided to buy in a Baltic country, it's likely you'll have some personal connection or already be familiar with either Latvia, Lithuania or Estonia. Anyone starting from scratch would do well to start their hunt for an agent by contacting the appropriate British Chamber of Commerce in whichever Baltic nation you are interested in. Latvia has a trade association for estate agents, LANIDA, set up to help maintain professional levels of service in the real estate  More...


Making the most of your Baltics viewing trip

The Baltics consist of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia and every year all three countries enjoy a vast amount of tourism and immigration alike. As more people look abroad for a better way of life, it is places like the Baltics which are becoming popular; popular due to their great lifestyle, value for money on property and the weather and scenery. One thing to consider greatly however is that when it comes to buying property in the Baltics, whichever country you go for, make sure  More...


Choosing where to buy in the Baltics

It was the capital cities of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that first attracted overseas buyers to these Baltic countries. That was when they offered buy-to-let opportunities during the property boom years of the second half of the last decade which were especially appealing to foreign investors. Like most places, the property markets of the Baltics were affected by the economic crash in 2008 and prices have fallen considerably and foreclosures are common. Now could be the time  More...


The role of an estate agent

The Baltic’s aren’t your everyday second home or emigration destination, so chances are, if you’ve decided to buy there, you’ll have some personal connection with Latvia, Lithuania or Estonia and hopefully some contacts there. If not, a good starting point for finding an agent – or getting recommendations - could be the corresponding British Chamber of Commerce for each of the States. Latvia has a trade association for estate agents, LANIDA, set up  More...


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