Letting Property

25 Jul: Dos And Don’ts When Letting Out Rental Property In Tallinn And Estonia: Part Two-The Don’ts

Following on from our article yesterday in which we outlined what you should do when letting out property in Estonia, here as promised is part two, in which we detail the ‘don’ts’… 1) Don’t wait to secure the highest rental rate possible. Profits can be washed out by the additional vacancy time; in addition, market…

24 Jul: Dos And Don’ts When Letting Out Rental Property In Tallinn And Estonia: Part One – The Dos

Following hot on the heels of our recent posts on where to buy in Tallinn, Estonian real estate terminology getting lost in translation, and top tips when buying in Estonia, all of which we hope you’ve found helpful, we thought we’d continue on that trajectory. This time, the topic is letting out properties. So here…

01 Nov: Individuals In The Rental Market Need Tax Exempt Status

At a recent round table meeting of the EKFL (Eesti Kinnisvarafirmade Liidu), an association of Estonian real estate agents, construction companies, developers and other related interests, on 26 October, the question of issues related to tax relief for rental income was raised. The meeting found that, in order to increase transparency and competition in the…

21 Oct: Tallinn Real Estate Market Report Third Quarter 2011

We have just been putting the finishing touches to a fresh copy of our quarterly review of the Tallinn property market and the review. Our latest Tallinn Property and Rental Market Quarterly Review covers all developments in the third quarter of 2011, and as always the review contains a brief look at the Tallinn residential…

11 Jul: Do Apartment Ownerships In Estonia Constitute An Enterprise?

The Estonian Tax and Customs Board sometimes seems to use unlawful measures to limit the taxpayer’s right to deduct value added tax (VAT), report Law Firm LEXTAL attorney-at-law Ants Karu and lawyer Margus Reiland. Obligation to pay VAT usually lies with the seller of goods (e.g. apartment ownerships or immovables). As a general rule the…

20 Apr: Tallinn Real Estate Market Report First Quarter 2011

Tallinn Property and Goodson & Red are pleased to announce that our latest Tallinn Property and Rental Market Quarterly Review is ready. Covering all developments in the first quarter of 2011, as always the review contains an in-depth look at the Tallinn residential market, the situation regarding mortgage loans, information on average asking and transactional prices,…

02 Dec: Ten Tips Which Landlords Should Keep In Mind

Why invest in Tallinn and not another European city, particularly in the former Eastern bloc? Well, now is a very good time to consider investing here. Prices are at around a five year low and the rental market is buoyant. Furthermore Tallinn will be European Capital of Culture in 2011, undoubtedly bringing with it a…

11 Nov: Slight Fall In Tallinn Property Transactions For October

Tallinn property transactions fell in October in comparison with the previous month, according to Tõnu Toompark’s blog Adaur.ee (available in Estonian only). Citing figures compiled by Tallinn real estate agents 1Partner Kinnisvara, transactions fell by 12 per cent, from a figure of 482 million Kroons (c. 30.8 million Euros)  in September to 423 million Kroons…