Real estate investment in Poland
Foreigners can freely buy, sell and rent out apartments in Poland. You need permission from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Poland to purchase a land plot with a house.
Statistics confirm the liquidity of investments: residential real estate prices grow every quarter by an average of 2.1%. Five years ago, an apartment of 100 m² cost an average of €189,000, and today it is sold for €270,000.
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increase per quarter
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How the residential property price index is growing in Poland
Cost of a 3-bedroom apartment in Poland
Apartment in the centre of Warsaw
Apartment in Warsaw,
in a 10-minute drive from the centre
Apartment in Gdansk
What do investors buy?
The most expensive real estate is in the capital, Warsaw, and the major cities of Krakow and Gdansk.
- penthouses and duplexes
- villas and mansions
Poland residence permit or citizenship by real estate investment
Obtaining a Poland residence permit or citizenship is not connected with purchasing real estate.
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Taxes and associated costs
Owners pay an annual tax, which depends on the property area. The regional governments set the tax rate. By law, the maximum rate is €0.17 per square metre of housing.
Rental income is included in the income tax base. The income tax rate is progressive from 18% to 32%.
Electricity, gas, water, heating, and garbage collection
Internet, TV and telephone
If the seller has owned a property for less than five years, they pay a capital gains tax of 19% on the difference between the sale and purchase prices.
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