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YES, IT IS POSSIBLE TO BUY A HOUSE WITH BITCOINS

While the popularity of Bitcoin continues to grow, some industries, such as real estate, are capitalizing on this emerging trend. As a result, more and more of them are taking over Bitcoin transactions.

And some real estate sites are now dedicated to this method of payment, as it will be soon for YOUS REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS CONSULTING GROUP S.A.,Commercial and Residential Real Estate Group.

Also many real estate transactions have already been settled in Bitcoin currency.

In New York City, we have already seen sales of homes and apartments exchanging Bitcoins, and it’s only a matter of time before we can also afford commercial spaces with virtual currency.

Volatility that can lead to a few surprises

Despite the uncertainties surrounding the Bitcoin market, some of the tech savvy investors and real estate agents seem, for the moment, ready to take risks related to a change in the price of cryptocurrency.

We invite you to follow us in our efforts to create this new market in Luxembourg.

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Do you plan to sell soon? Your home requires a little cost? Here are three ideas to add value to your home, without having to break the bank.

Clearly, it’s about investing smartly, spending small amounts on jobs that can earn you much more. But what are the areas to be treated first?

Efficient and maintained chassis

This is one of the first criteria for potential buyers, in general: does the house have powerful chassis and well maintained? If you do not have double glazing, consider investing. Not only will your home be more attractive to buyers, it will also require less energy, which will impact both your portfolio and the EPB (Energy Performance of Buildings) certificate. If you have wooden frames, consider giving them a touch of new via a paint or stain: you will extend their life and the appearance of your home will benefit from this youthfulness.

Repaint the facade

This is obviously the first element that potential buyers will see. A small roll is not necessarily very expensive, even if you use a team of professionals, and the result will transform the appearance of your home. Think about it! If your facade is brick, clean it thoroughly, or ask the pros to sand it if it is too advanced.

Kitchen and bathroom

The kitchen is the center piece of the house. It is also a play whose importance is ever more important. So of course, redo a kitchen from A to Z, it imposes a consequent budget. But this is usually found in the selling price. If your home allows it, think of the central island communicating with the living room!

The bathroom, a piece of relaxation par excellence, must be the favorite of potential buyers. No need to spend money, but think of a welcoming, clean place that can be quickly heated.

You can find further information on our website www.yous.eu or under our blog https://yousrealestatenews.com

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LUX REAL ESTATE OVERVALUED BY 6.85%

The rampant rise of Luxembourg property prices is partly down to an overvaluation, an economist at the BCL, Luxembourg’s central bank, has said.

In a report published on 13.02.2018, Sara Ferreira Filipe found that high residential real estate prices have led to an expansion of mortage credit, “which in turn triggers a further price increase”.

This, coupled with a limited supply and high demand from positive migration, “only partly explains the price dynamics of the residential real estate market in Luxembourg,” she wrote.

The tipping point was a “moderate but continued overvaluation of property prices”. Ferreira Filipe estimated the overvaluation at on average 6.85% since the start of 2012, but says the trend decreased over the last few quarters.

The economist further says that a correction of this overvaluation has been slower in Luxembourg than in other countries “at an average rate of 2.2% of the overvaluation each quarter.”

This, she states, means it will take 31.5 quarters (7.8 years) to reset half of the deviation from the fundamental value.

“In comparison correcting the deviation of mortgage credit from its own fundamentals takes only about a quarter,” the economist wrote, adding: “In sum, the results suggest that an imbalance in the mortgage market is corrected faster than in the real estate market.”

Residential real estate prices rose by 40% in Luxembourg from 2006 to 2016. Latest figures on house prices in Luxemborg

 

recorded a 4.9% increase from the third trimester of 2016 to the third trimester of 2017. A joint report from Statec and Liser found that the average price of a family house reached €649,425, an existing flat €5,002/sqm (+4.7%) and a new flat €6,316/sqm (+6.1%).

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DEVELOPER MOOTS MONORAIL TO SOLVE TRAFFIC IN LUXEMBOURG

The head of a construction firm has submitted a petition to build a monorail linking the capital to four towns, including three over the border, in a bid to reduce traffic.

 

Guy Rollinger’s petition 921 calls for the creation of a zero emission Ecorail, built along railway tracks to Esch-sur-Alzette, Arlon, Trier and Thionville. Construction of the new means of transport, he writes, would not impact existing public transport or require purchase of land.

He justifies the project by pointing out that over 180,000 cross-border workers come to Luxembourg each day. The traffic problems generated by their movements as well as the journeys of residents “are getting more dramatic every day,” he writes. He says the routes proposed would have to be studied further.

In case anyone questions whether Mr Rollinger is not simply looking to make work for his own construction group, he concludes that his motivation is simply to “offer ideas to combat problems facing the Luxembourg population, without bringing any profits.”

It is not the first time the idea has been mooted. In a French proposal (2015) to build a Thionville-Luxembourg City monorail link was dismissed by the infrastructure ministry, a spokesperson for which said that its long-term development programme did not have

space for such extras.

Intitulé de la pétition:

Le Monorail (Ecorail) : la solution innovante pour mettre un terme aux embouteillages sur nos autoroutes

But de la pétition:

Construire des lignes monorails (Ecorail) surélevées entre les voies de l’autoroute, sur des poteaux, capables de passer au-dessus d’infrastructures comme les ponts. Il est également possible de construire des piliers pour le Monorail sur le tracé des voies ferrées. Ces lignes Ecorail sont parfaitement compatibles et en aucun cas en concurrence avec les moyens de transport en commun existants, tout en les complétant. Le but de la pétition est de mettre en place un nouveau moyen de transport ; – écologique : zéro émission car électrique, pas d’abattage d’arbres, faible émission sonore (sur pneumatique donc silencieux), intégration harmonieuse dans le paysage et dans le tissu urbain, design élégant et moderne – économique : aucun achat de terrains, ni expropriation, construction à moindre coût, construction rapide, coûts de maintenance réduits, effet positif sur ie tourisme et sur l’économie nationale – sûr : infrastructure à 2 voies, dérailiement impossible, pas de carrefour, pas d’entrave à la circulation routière, pas de risque d’accidents impliquant des piétons et autres moyens de transports

Motivation de i’intérêt générai de la pétition:

Près de 180.000 frontaliers résidant en France, en Allemagne ou en Belgique utilisent les routes et autoroutes luxembourgeoises pour à la fois quotidiennement se rendre au travail et rentrer au domicile. Il s’agit du flux de travailleurs frontaliers le plus important au sein de l’Union Européenne. A cela, s’ajoutent les 220.000 résidents et les 100.000 étudiants. Les problèmes de circulation au Luxembourg deviennent chaque jour plus dramatiques. Nos autoroutes sont embouteillées tous les jours même en dehors des heures de pointes. Selon une étude récente, ces embouteillages occasionnent un stress inutile et des pertes économiques à hauteur de 150 millions d’euros par jour ! Mais pour chacun de ces problèmes, il existe une solution, une vraie alternative ; l’Ecorail ! Proposer un moyen de transport, attractif, abordabie, connecté au Tram qui dessert la Ville de Luxembourg, afin d’assurer une meilleure mobilité sur les autoroutes luxembourgeoises. Les lignes possibles pour l’Ecorail (mais encore à étudier) sont : – Esch à l’une des gares du Tram (autoroute A4) : – Arlon à l’une des gares du Tram (autoroute A6) ; – Trêves à l’une des gares du Tram (autoroute Al) ; – Thionville à l’une des gares du Tram (autoroute A3). L’Ecorail pourrait être parfaitement élaboré, réalisé et exploité par un organisme étatique qui ne répond qu’à l’intérêt général. La société privée qui soumet ce concept a pour seule philosophie d’apporter des idées aux problèmes rencontrés par la population luxembourgeoise sans rechercher un quelconque profit.

Dépôt: le 08.12.2017 à 17:05 Pétitionnaire: Guy ROLLiNGER

 

 

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Finding a rental property in Luxembourg

 

How to find a property

Supply of housing in Luxembourg is low and demand high. Add to this the astronomical price of land, and you create an expensive landlord’s market.

Deciding on an area

Work and school locations are the two biggest influencers in deciding where you should rent. Whilst public transport is good in Luxembourg, journey times can quadruple during rush hour making even short journeys time-consuming. Check out schools locations and bus/train timetable routes. Generally speaking city centre locations tend to favour apartments whilst the suburbs have far more houses with gardens.

Budget will be a big factor in your location. The average monthly rental cost for an apartment in Luxembourg is 1,378 Euros and for a house 2,357 Euros.

Estate agents

Because it’s a renter’s market, you’ll find you’re chasing estate agents. If you’re coming from overseas for a pre-visit, you can line up house viewings in one day. Expect estate agents to find properties at the top end of your budget.

Remember that notice periods can be 2-3 months, so start your property search in plenty of time. Many estate agencies specialise in specific localities so if you know where you want to live, register with them (you can use the site below which aggregate other agency adverts).

Beyond estate agencies, private rentals are posted on http://yous.lu/en/ which is also an aggregator site. Don’t forget to ask around at work, someone might be moving or renting their property.

It is not impossible to rent furnished apartments but expect most places to be unfurnished, which also means no light fittings. Estate agencies will expect a month’s rent plus VAT in fees.

Utilities

Rental usually does not include gas (or oil), electricity, telephone, broadband, rubbish collection, and water rates, but some city apartments may include these in the rental price. Many properties will list energy ratings and you can ask the current tenants what the utilities cost. Expect to add a couple of hundred a month to your rental costs for these. You can find out about utility suppliers on the AngloInfo site or the Luxembourg government website.

Things to know before you sign

In addition to utilities you may have responsibility for other elements of the property. Contracts can include servicing the boiler, sweeping out chimneys and maintenance of the garden.

Contrat de bail à loyer (rental contract)

Contracts vary, but generally the standard is 3 years with a diplomatic clause. Be aware, that you literally have to leave the country to invoke this. It is getting easier to secure one-year contracts but specify this with the estate agent.

If your rental property includes some utilities, the landlord has the right to reconcile costs at the end of the year and it is not unheard of for people to receive quite hefty gas and electricity reconciliation bills.

Equally, repairs can sometimes take landlords an eon to conduct, so consider adding a clause that states the landlord must repair essentials such as heating, dishwasher or oven within a maximum time limit.

Guichet.lu has details on entering a rental agreement here.

Dépôt de garantie (deposit or bond)

A refundable deposit is usually required in cash or more commonly via a bank guarantee, which is paid into an account in the tenant’s name, but requires authorisation from both parties for money to be released.

A deposit cannot exceed 3 month’s rent and must be refunded minus cost of repairs or service charges within 6 months of the end of the lease – so expect to wait to get it back.

Etats des Lieux (Inventory)

Before or on the day of moving in, your landlord or the agent will go through a rental inventory with you, listing everything included in the property and the state of this. It might be extra stress, but be careful to go through this a room at a time, as you might find you are charged for damage that you didn’t make when you leave the property.

This is also a useful time to check you know how the oven, dishwasher heating, hot water etc work. Gardening equipment such as lawnmowers, and washing machines and curtains are usually not included in the rental.

You will both sign the Etats des Lieux and when you leave your rental property you will both need to sign this again to release deposit funds. For details on the rental inventory from guichet.lu click here.

Insurance

You will be contractually required to have household and fire insurance covering the building, and insurance to cover contents supplied by the landlord such as a fully equipped kitchen. Consider adding parquet floors to the insurance. You will obviously want to ensure your own contents too. The main insurers in Luxembourg are LaLux, and Foyer

Ongoing tenancy

If you have a problem with any of the equipment provided ie heating, dishwasher, oven, you should be able to call the estate agent or landlord directly to fix these.

Most contracts state that the property must be left in the condition you rented it. If your children have left sticky handprints all over the paintwork or scratched the parquet flooring, expect to be charged for these to be redecorated or repaired.

Giving notice

Notice on a rental property must be given usually 3 months before the end of the contract in writing and sent by registered post.

The landlord has the right to show prospective tenants your new property in the final three months. If you want to leave early and can find a tenant who is acceptable to the landlord, you might be able to circumvent the contract. The landlord also has the right to give notice on a property if s/he intends to sell it.

Guichet.lu has information on terminating a lease here. For details of what to do in a conflict, for financial aid and other rental matters click here.How to find a property

Supply of housing in Luxembourg is low and demand high. Add to this the astronomical price of land, and you create an expensive landlord’s market.

Deciding on an area

Work and school locations are the two biggest influencers in deciding where you should rent. Whilst public transport is good in Luxembourg, journey times can quadruple during rush hour making even short journeys time-consuming. Check out schools locations and bus/train timetable routes. Generally speaking city centre locations tend to favour apartments whilst the suburbs have far more houses with gardens.

Budget will be a big factor in your location. The average monthly rental cost for an apartment in Luxembourg is 1,378 Euros and for a house 2,357 Euros.

Estate agents

Because it’s a renter’s market, you’ll find you’re chasing estate agents. If you’re coming from overseas for a pre-visit, you can line up house viewings in one day. Expect estate agents to find properties at the top end of your budget.

Remember that notice periods can be 2-3 months, so start your property search in plenty of time. Many estate agencies specialise in specific localities so if you know where you want to live, register with them (you can use the site below which aggregate other agency adverts).

Beyond estate agencies, private rentals are posted on http://yous.lu/en/ which is also an aggregator site. Don’t forget to ask around at work, someone might be moving or renting their property.

It is not impossible to rent furnished apartments but expect most places to be unfurnished, which also means no light fittings. Estate agencies will expect a month’s rent plus VAT in fees.

Utilities

Rental usually does not include gas (or oil), electricity, telephone, broadband, rubbish collection, and water rates, but some city apartments may include these in the rental price. Many properties will list energy ratings and you can ask the current tenants what the utilities cost. Expect to add a couple of hundred a month to your rental costs for these. You can find out about utility suppliers on the AngloInfo site or the Luxembourg government website.

Things to know before you sign

In addition to utilities you may have responsibility for other elements of the property. Contracts can include servicing the boiler, sweeping out chimneys and maintenance of the garden.

Contrat de bail à loyer (rental contract)

Contracts vary, but generally the standard is 3 years with a diplomatic clause. Be aware, that you literally have to leave the country to invoke this. It is getting easier to secure one-year contracts but specify this with the estate agent.

If your rental property includes some utilities, the landlord has the right to reconcile costs at the end of the year and it is not unheard of for people to receive quite hefty gas and electricity reconciliation bills.

Equally, repairs can sometimes take landlords an eon to conduct, so consider adding a clause that states the landlord must repair essentials such as heating, dishwasher or oven within a maximum time limit.

Guichet.lu has details on entering a rental agreement here.

Dépôt de garantie (deposit or bond)

A refundable deposit is usually required in cash or more commonly via a bank guarantee, which is paid into an account in the tenant’s name, but requires authorisation from both parties for money to be released.

A deposit cannot exceed 3 month’s rent and must be refunded minus cost of repairs or service charges within 6 months of the end of the lease – so expect to wait to get it back.

Etats des Lieux (Inventory)

Before or on the day of moving in, your landlord or the agent will go through a rental inventory with you, listing everything included in the property and the state of this. It might be extra stress, but be careful to go through this a room at a time, as you might find you are charged for damage that you didn’t make when you leave the property.

This is also a useful time to check you know how the oven, dishwasher heating, hot water etc work. Gardening equipment such as lawnmowers, and washing machines and curtains are usually not included in the rental.

You will both sign the Etats des Lieux and when you leave your rental property you will both need to sign this again to release deposit funds. For details on the rental inventory from guichet.lu click here.

Insurance

You will be contractually required to have household and fire insurance covering the building, and insurance to cover contents supplied by the landlord such as a fully equipped kitchen. Consider adding parquet floors to the insurance. You will obviously want to ensure your own contents too. The main insurers in Luxembourg are LaLux, and Foyer

Ongoing tenancy

If you have a problem with any of the equipment provided ie heating, dishwasher, oven, you should be able to call the estate agent or landlord directly to fix these.

Most contracts state that the property must be left in the condition you rented it. If your children have left sticky handprints all over the paintwork or scratched the parquet flooring, expect to be charged for these to be redecorated or repaired.

Giving notice

Notice on a rental property must be given usually 3 months before the end of the contract in writing and sent by registered post.

The landlord has the right to show prospective tenants your new property in the final three months. If you want to leave early and can find a tenant who is acceptable to the landlord, you might be able to circumvent the contract. The landlord also has the right to give notice on a property if s/he intends to sell it.

Guichet.lu has information on terminating a lease here. For details of what to do in a conflict, for financial aid and other rental matters click here.

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