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Rental assistance plan in Spain: microcredits, direct aid and suspension of evictions

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The Spanish Cabinet has today approved an aid plan for tenants having trouble paying the rental fee. The following points stand out: Suspension of evictions for 6 months from the end of the alarm state The automatic 6-month extension…

Measures taken by the greek government due to the coronavirus

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Due to the situation of the COVID-19 all around Europe, the Greek Government has approved and implemented some measures in order to limit the spread of the virus within its borders. Country-Specific Information: A curfew is in effect March…

Orience International, by your side

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According to numerous reports, sources close to the coalition government confirm that the possibility of suspension of rent is being studied for those people who have become vulnerable due to this economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic,…

Recommendations for going to the supermarket

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As part of the measures to contain the transmission of COVID-19, the recommendation for citizens is to continue to follow the usual rules of food safety and prevention facilitating the appropriate authorities to contain the spread of the virus. We…

Why should I have a plan B? Customer testimonial

Last week we talked about the importance of having a plan B during crisis situation, like the one we have now. In the video below, Krista explains us the main advantages of acquiring the residence throw investor visa in European countries…

FAQ's for international investors investing in Spain

Due to the current situation, we have prepared a document with some frequently ask questions for international investors who invest in Spain. Can you request a deferment of the rent of a business or a house? In principle not, only…

Urgent and extraordinary spanish measures to deal with COVID-19

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Due to the crisis of COVID-19 the spanish government has adopted urgent and extraordinary measures that cover many different areas of business activity. The most significant in each area are summarized below. Royal Decree-Law 8/2020, of 17…

O. Molas: "After this period the real estate will once be very attractive"

Eje Prime, online journal of economic information specialized in the real estate business in Spain, has interviewed our CEO, Oriol Molas, to learn about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on international investment,especially in the real…

The importance of having a plan B in crisis situations

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Immersed in the global crisis of the coronavirus, the experts of Orience International tell us the importance and advantages of having an alternative plan during crisis situations such as the current one. First of all, when we talk about…

Announcement for our clients in Spain and other countries

Due to the recent advance of the COVID-19 virus in Spain, at Orience International we are obliged to send a message of calm and responsibility to all our clients and partners. In Spain, the number of those infected by COVID-19 continue increasing…

Aspects to be accounted in the purchase of a property

Throughout our lives we make a lot of decisions. Some easier than others, with direct consequences in the short and medium term. One of these decisions is the purchase of a property whether it is housing or local, since it’s one of the most…

The Zona Franca will host a new industry to boost the economy 4.0

On Monday, the president of the Consorci of the Zona Franca of Barcelona (CZFB), Pere Navarro, expressed during his participation in the forum Barcelona Tribuna the opening in June of a factory in which the technologies that are driving the…
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5 FAQ’s about the Golden Visa Greece

Greece offers the Golden Visa program to international investors in exchange for an investment in the greek market. We cannot deny that Greece is, in addition to a country with historical legacy and beautiful beaches, a nation with enormous…

¿Why is the best time to buy luxury real estate in Barcelona?

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The capital of Catalonia is a major economic center in Spain, with a range of business opportunities, entrepreneurial culture and desire to thrive.  That’s why now it’s the best time for internationals investors to buy luxury real estate…

Requirements to get the Golden Visa Spain

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Last year’s data in terms of Golden Visa authorizations in Spain have reflected the effectiveness of this country’s programme, becoming one of the most requested European Golden Visa along with the programmes from Greece and Portugal. Given…

Changes in the Portuguese Golden Visa law will not come into effect until 2021

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Last week we published an article on our blog about the changes in the Golden Visa Portugal, because the Portuguese government has restricted the golden visa for investment (minimum € 500,000) in the cities of Porto and Lisbon and their respective…
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Spain, Greece and Portugal are the most requested european Golden Visa

The European Union has received in the past years more than 6.000 new citizens and 100.000 new residents, most of them attracted because of the Golden Visa programme. This investment method, available in several European countries, gives access…
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Lisbon, Porto and possibly Algarve to lose out in changes to Golden Visa scheme

The Portuguese PS Socialist decision to limit the scope of the programme to “areas of the Interior, Madeira and the Azores” was initially taken to mean that parts of the Algarve would still qualify for golden visa investment. But on Tuesday…

Works licenses could be suspended in the Barcelona 22 @

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The 22 @, within the district of Sant Martí, is the technological neighborhood par excellence of Barcelona due to the number of corporate offices, companies and start-ups that we find. Anyway, this could change in the coming months, as the…

The offices contract in Barcelona hits a new record and arrives to 399.000 square meters in 2019

Barcelona has registered its second best year in 15 years with the hiring of 399.000 square meters of offices in 2019, which represents 4.4% more than the previous year. These numbers were surpassed only in 2015, when the Generalitat carried…

Advantages and rights that hold the Golden Visa

One of the easiest and fastest ways to get residency permit in Spain is through the Golden Visa. If you make a 500.000 euros investment or more, you can get this visa that gives you the right to reside and work in Spain. That means that this…

Real Estate Investment Residence Law

Currently, it’s possible to obtain Spanish residency through an investment. Within the real estate investment residence law that has been made in Spain, we find the Golden Visa which allows you to live and work in Spain if you invest a minimum…

Why the Golden Visa Spain is attractive to investors?

Spain has joined the list of European countries that offer residency for foreigners, as long as it is invested within its borders, thanks to the implementation of the Golden Visa. This resource to attract external capital from the European Union…
Residence to invest in Spain, how to get it?

Residence to invest in Spain, how to get it?

Good weather, progressive economic recovery or the long-life expectancy are just some of the factors that make Spain an attractive country to invest in real estate. What’s more, the real estate market, along with tourism and catering, is one…

Why it’s a good time to invest in Barcelona

When it comes to visiting, Spain is always getting the best places on amount of international visits, as well as on amount of money spent in the country by tourists, which leave it out of the question to consider if it’s worth it visiting…
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Why invest in Madrid real state?

There are cases of countries in the world which capital is not the largest nor the most important city in the country economic-wise. Important countries in the world such as Canada, Australia, Brazil, New Zealand and the United States falls…
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Why invest in Barcelona real estate?

Investing in real estate is not a decision taken lightly, since it is highly influenced by the motivations of the investor to choose a city to invest in, and this is especially the case whenever the person wanting to buy real estate is considering…
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Why invest in Athens real estate?

When we think about the best places to visit around the world, many variables apply. Some are looking for the best beaches, the sunniest weather and the best night lives. While others look for richness in history and a rich cultural heritage. Others…
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What are the laws for Chinese residents in Spain?

Chinese people have always been recognized for their work ethics and family loyalty, two characteristics that are well-received wherever they go to, and that have made them thrive, even in places where the outlook, economically-wise, is not…

Tips to invest in Spanish real estate

Buying and holding real estate, as well as other ways of real estate investment have been one for the safest and most profitable ways for investors to generate a stable income, to increase the investment by holding the property enough, and it…
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Tax advice in Spain for international investors and expats

For people considering investing in Spain, as well as those people either thinking about stablishing in Spain or still fairly new in the country, either holding a visa or not; being aware of the Spanish taxes you must pay is vital for your life…
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Keys of real estate investing in Spain

When it comes to making money, there always seem to be a roof that is hard to overcome when we are making a living with a full-time job, or a small to medium size business, which generates as much or just slightly more than what a well-paying…
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Investment in Spain: A guide for Chinese businesses

Spain is one of the countries which receive the greatest amount of people from other countries, either for tourism, and as expats. And Chinese people make up a very important and well-stablished community of immigrants in Spain, with a considerably…
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Investing in Madrid from a long distance

For investors, there gets a time when the idea of starting to expand the investments by buying a property overseas or creating a business in a different country starts to appear, because diversifying the income, and having easy access to Europe…
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How to invest in Spain

Investing in a foreign country might be seem as risky for many, and as an exciting opportunity to grow for others, and this largely depend on where is the investor from, and where does the person wanting to invest will finally destine her/his…
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How to invest in Spain to get citizenship

Sometimes, especially for international investors looking to stablish in developed countries, such as those within the European Union, may find it a bit discouraging when researching about how to get a citizenship in one of those cities. However,…
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How to find the best international investment in Raval, Barcelona

International investment is an activity as exciting as it might be difficult, especially when taking decisions. And decisions when considering investing overseas can come in different forms, and one of the most prevalent ones is where to invest. Right…
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How to find an investment property in Spain for sale

Whether you are a local considering investing in real estate, or you are a seasoned international investor evaluating the idea of buying investment property in Spain; it’s good to know that this is actually a good time for real estate investment…
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How does the Chinese Golden Visa work in Spain?

Obtaining residency in a foreign country is usually regarded as a hard thing to accomplish, due to the different requirements in your country of choice, making many investors to think it twice before investing overseas. However, there are…
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Golden visa in Europe, a comparison

Doing international investment is a decision that may take many different aspects into account. To begin with, being certain that the generated ROI (Return on Investment) will be good. But there are also many other things to take into consideration. Definitely…
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Expat taxes in Spain: All the taxes you will need to pay

Becoming an expat is one of those experiences that generate different feelings to each person who either decides to do it, or is forced by external factors (usually an unfavorable situation in her/his home country). And one of the most prevalent…
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Expat in Spain: What’s the best investment

Some people decide to live their home country, either for a season, for a few years or forever; due to bad situations, such as social, economic or politic instability; to go for a better education, or to look for better opportunities for themselves…
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Everything you need to know before buying investment property in Spain

There are usually two perspectives to look from when it comes to investing in real estate and acquiring properties. First, there are the people interested on buying a home to stablish, usually along with family, in a place they like; or to have…
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Best way to get a Golden Visa in Europe

Europe’s long history and culture is probably only comparable with its relevance to the rest of the world. This the why what happens in Europe, especially in terms of its economy, can affect the global market, and change the way people invest. One…
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Are you considering to make an investment in Spain from a long distance?

With the apparently ever growing usage of the internet for more and more things in our lives, doing things from a long distance is less of a problem each year; and things that were considered a dream a few hundreds could do, such as working…