If you are an international investor and you are looking for the best country to start your own business, to invest, retire or have an alternative plan, we can help you. Through the European residence or residence by investment you and your family can benefit from many advantages.

What does European residence bring me?

First of all, European residence gives you and your family freedom. You can travel freely between the EU countries and enjoy the culture, food and quality life of different places.  Moreover, having a and alternative plan -having a residence abroad or possessing a residence permit in another country- during crisis situation, such the global crisis due to the coronavirus, is very important.

Those are the main advantages of the European residence:

  • Regrouping the family: Spain, Portugal and Greece Golden Visa allows you to regroup the entire family (spouse and children). In the Greek case your parents and parents-in-law are included.
  • Access to the healthcare system: You and your family will be able to access healthcare completely free of change.
  • Right to work: Both in Spain and Portugal the residence permit gives you the right to work in the country. It does not happen in the case of Greece.
  • Access to the educational system: As we have previously commented, minors can benefit from most advantages of the Golden Visa programme, and one of them is access to the best schools and colleges.
  • Good quality life: Spain, Portugal and Greece offer a great quality life. With a very pleasant Mediterranean climate, the three countries offer all essential services at an affordable price.

 Golden Visa programme

These are the details for each programme:

Spanish Golden Visa:

Residence in 60 days

Investment from €500,000

Visa-free travel to Schengen zone

 

Greek Golden Visa:

Approval in 60 days

Investment from €250,000

Visa-free travel to Schengen Zone

 

Portuguese Golden Visa:

Approval in 90 days

Investment from €280,000

Visa-free travel to Schengen zone

 

Orience International by your side

If you want to get the European residence, we can help you. We will advise you on which residence programme is best for you and your family according to your needs and circumstances.

Moreover, you can invest and apply for a programme without leaving your country. Our team will manage everything so you do not have to worry. Contact us.

The Greek government has prepared a draft law to attract pensioners, that proposes an income tax rate of 7% for international pensioners who transfer their residence to Greece. The aim is to attract pension and the measure would be applicable for an entire decade.

As Athina Kalyya, head of tax policy at the Greek finance ministry, has told “the logic is very simple: we want the pensioners to relocate here. We hope that pensioners benefiting from this attractive rate will spend more time in Greece and that would mean investing, renting or buying a home”, has added.

The 7% flat rate will apply to whatever income a person might have, be that rents or dividends as well as pensions,

Why should you invest in Greece?

Greece is one of the most attractive European countries for international investors. Cradle of democracy, it is a developed country with a good economy. The country has an enviable quality of life, unique landscapes, an excellent temperate Mediterranean climate and a very hospitable population, as well as a stable and very attractive property market in constant development.

 Golden Visa Greece, the best solution for you

If you are thinking of investing in Greece, we have the best option for you. The Golden Visa Greece programme is one of the most attractive and accessible in Europe. With an investment of minimum of € 250,000 you can get Greek residence for you and your family (spouse, children under 18, parents and parents-in-law).

The main advantages of the Golden Visa Greece are:

  • Get the approval in only 60 days
  • Right to live in Greece
  • Visa-free travel to Schengen zone
  • No requirement to live in Greece
  • Permission for you and your entire family
  • High standard of schooling
  • Good quality life

Discover the latest update of Greek Golden Visa Programme

If you want to get the Golden Visa in Greece, contact us. Depending on your personal situation we will recommend the best investment options that best suits you. If you are looking for high quality life, Greece is one of the best options.

Remember that you can invest an apply, without leaving your country. Our team will manage all the procedures and documentation so you do not have to worry about a thing.

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Source: The Guardian

Barcelona is one of the top tech cities of the future, according to the Tech Cities of the Future 2020/21 ranking by fDi and TNW. This means that the city is one of the most promising prospects for start-ups, tech and innovation investment.

More specifically, the Catalan capital is the second city in Europe with the best strategy to attract foreign investment in technology. The report also explains that Barcelona occupies the 8th position in all Europe and the 1st in southern Europe as the ‘technological city of the future’.

Other Spanish cities, like de capital, Madrid, occupies the 11th position in the ranking.

Why should you invest in Barcelona?

Barcelona is one of the most impressive cities in the world and, therefore, one of the most recommended for investment. The real estate sector of the city  is constantly expanding. Moreover, the city and all Spain, offers a great quality of life, work-life balance and a temperate weather.

It is also interesting to remind that the Spanish passport is the fourth valuable passport in the Passport Index, a world raking that analyzes the most powerful passports in the world.What you need to know about the Golden Visa Spain

If you want to invest in Spain, we have the best option for you. The Golden Visa Spain programme is one of the most attractive and accessible in Europe. With a minimum investment of €500,000, you can get the Spanish residence for you and your whole family (spouse, kids under 18 economically dependent).

Those are the main advantages of the Golden Visa Spain:

  • Freedom to live, study and travel anywhere in the European Union
  • You can work in Spain
  • Insurance policy covers all the family
  • Low cost of living and high-quality services
  • No mandatory stay

If you want to invest in Spain, contact us. Depending on your situation and the objectives you have, we will recommend the residence programme that best suits you and your family.

Also remember that, you can invest and apply for a programme without leaving your country. Our team will manage everything so you do not have to worry about anything.

Due to the coronavirus crisis, on March, April and May, many countries decided to close their borders, but during the last months many countries have reopened it to revive Europe’s tourism industry starting in June.

However, there is a little bit of confusing information about where and how we can travel and which countries have totally reopened their borders. For this reason, in the following post we are going to explain in which circumstances you can travel around Europe and all the measures that have been taken.

Citizens from a European Union country can move all around Europe with totally freedom. In addition, citizens of any of the following countries (Argelia, Canada, China, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Marruecos, New Zealand, Ruanda, Serbia, South Chorea, Thailand, Tunes and Uruguay) can also travel to the European Union.

But what happens with the citizens from other countries, for example China? If they have a Golden Visa or a long-term visa they can travel with any restriction. People whose permit has been expired during this period, may have a period of 7 days to renew it.

Golden Visa or residence by investment

If you want to avoid all these restrictions, we have the best solution for you and your family. Get the Golden Visa in Spain, Greece or Portugal in only 60-90 days.

Those three countries have a great quality of life, good work-life balance, and are a big opportunity for international investors. Thanks to the Golden Visa, a programme that offers the residence in exchange for an investment in the real estate market, investors will be able to enjoy the residence with their family.

These are the details for each programme:

Residence in 60 days

Investment from €500,000

Eligible to entire family (spouse and kids under 18)

Visa-free travel to Schengen zone

Right to live and work in Spain

Good quality life

 

  • Greek Golden Visa:

Approval in 60 days

Investment from €250,000

Eligible to entire family (spouse, children under 21, parents and parent-in-law)

Visa-free travel to Schengen zone

Right to live in Greece

Good quality life

 

  • Portuguese Golden Visa:

Approval in 90 days

Investment from €280,000

Eligible to entire family (spouse and kids under 18)

Visa-free travel to Schengen zone

Right to live and work in Portugal

High standard of schooling

 

Orience International by your side

We offer other investment options if you want to get the residence or citizenship. According on your situation and your objectives, we will advise you on which residence or citizenship programme is best to invest in order to achieve the objectives you have set: a high level of quality of life and social well-being, good weather, good health and education services.

Also remember that, you can invest and apply for a programme without leaving your country. Our team will manage everything so you do not have to worry about anything. Contact us.

Data shows that Chinese have been the first applicants for the Golden Visa Spain during the firsts months of 2020. Overall, they have applied for 65 visas, followed by Russian, who have got 29 Golden Visa Spain and Iranian who have apply for 5 visas. They complete the list, Americans, Egyptians, Colombians, Mexicans, Kazakhs, Saudis and Qataris.

Why should you invest in Spain?

Spain is one of the best countries to invest right now and is synonymous with success and good quality life. With an enviable quality of life and well-being, cosmopolitan cities like Madrid and Barcelona, beautiful beaches in the Balearic Islands and a temperate Mediterranean climate, Spain is among the best countries in the European Union to start a new life with your family.

It is also interesting to remind that, the Spanish passport is the fourth valuable passport in the Passport Index, a world raking that analyzes the most powerful passports in the world.  The fourth position that ranking gives to Spain shows the value of having Spanish nationality. Firstly, with the passport we can travel to 188 countries without the need for a visa, this means that we can enter many countries without asking any prior authorization or doing bureaucratic procedures.

Everything you need to know about the Golden Visa Spain

If you want to invest in Spain, we have the best option for you. The Golden Visa Spain programme is one of the most attractive and accessible in Europe. With a minimum investment of €500,000, you can get the Spanish residence for you and you family (spouse, kids under 18 economically dependent).

Those are the main advantages of the Golden Visa Spain:

  • Freedom to live, study and travel anywhere in the European Union
  • You can work in Spain
  • Insurance policy covers all the family
  • Easy process
  • Low cost of living and high-quality services
  • No mandatory stay

If you want to invest in Spain, contact us. Depending on your situation and the objectives you have, we will recommend the residence programme that best suits you and your family. If you are looking for a high quality of life, as well as good services, Spain is a very good option.

Also remember that, you can invest and apply for a programme without leaving your country. Our team will manage everything so you do not have to worry about anything.

 

Good news arrives from Portugal. The new data shows that the property sales has increased 23% since the country leave the lockdown one month ago. The situation is improving and property agents have noticed an improvement and they are offering virtual tours and other solutions to show the properties to the costumers. Now it is a good moment to invest in Portugal.

Prices are keeping more or less stable and between April and May have increased 0,9%, as property specialists says and they have high expectations that the market will return to normal after the pandemic.

Why it is a good idea to invest in Portugal?

As we have said in many occasions, investing in Portugal is synonymous with success. With and excellent quality of life and, at the same time, affordable, Lisbon and Porto are two cities that attract many numbers of international investors.

Algarve is another interesting area where to invest in a second residence or retire. With wonderful beaches, good climate and all services at hand, it is also a good idea.

 

Golden Visa Portugal, the best option for you and your family

If you are thinking of investing in Portugal, we have the best option for you. The Golden Visa Portugal program is one of the most attractive and accessible in Europe. With an investment of minimum € 280,000 you can get Portuguese residence for you and your family (spouse and children under 18). However, we can offer you many other interesting investment options.

With the Golden Visa you can move around all the countries of the Schengen area with complete freedom. In addition, there is only a minimum stay of 7 days the first year and 14 the second and third. After five years, you will be able to obtain Portuguese citizenship.

If you want to invest in Portugal, contact us. Depending on your situation and the objectives you have, we will recommend the residency program that best suits you and your family. Remember that you can invest and request the program without leaving your country. Our team will manage everything so you don’t have to worry about anything.

Source: Portugal resident

 

Last month, 270 Golden Visas were granted in Portugal; 257 through investment in real estate (73 were for urbans rehabilitation) and 13 through capital transfer, what it means a 409% increase from April. Basically, the Golden Visa applications came from China, followed by Brazil, United States, India and Turkey.

Between January and May, the Portuguese government has issued 529 Golden Visas, of which more than the half last month, and the total investment during this period through the Golden Visa has been of €293,903,059.

 Why it is a good idea to invest in Portugal?

In recent years, Portugal has been placed in the top of countries to invest in the real estate sector. With an excellent quality of life and with very attractive prices, the country is positioned as a great opportunity for international investors. Lisbon, the capital, and Porto are two cosmopolitan cities that compete in rankings with other European cities.

Another area to invest in a second residence or to retire is the Algarve. With wonderful beaches, a mild climate and all services at hand, it is a very interesting option for all international investors interested in the Golden Visa.

Golden Visa Portugal, the best solution for you

If you are thinking of investing in Portugal, we have the best option for you. The Golden Visa Portugal program is one of the most attractive and accessible in Europe. With an investment of minimum of € 280,000 you can get Portuguese residence for you and your family (spouse and children under 18).

The main advantages of the Golden Visa Portugal are:

  • Get the approval in only 90 days
  • Right to live and work in Portugal
  • Visa-free travel to Schengen zone
  • No requirement to live in Portugal
  • Permission for you and your entire family
  • Excellent educational system
  • 7th most valuable passport in the world

If you want to get the Golden Visa in Portugal, contact us. Depending on your personal situation we will recommend the best investment options that best suits you. If you are looking for high quality life, Portugal is one of the best options.

Remember that you can invest an apply, without leaving your country. Our team will manage all the procedures and documentation so you do not have to worry about a thing.

Source: The Portugal News 

The capital of Spain is one of the cities that offers the best real estate opportunities on the market. In addition to this, Madrid offers work, professional, leisure and cultural or sports alternatives to those who wish to make an investment. In this post, we will see which are the recommended neighborhoods to invest in Madrid.

Madrid has the main museums of the country, universities, prestigious international schools and a communication network at the level of any large cosmopolitan city. It is the nerve center of Spain, where the Royalty, the president of the government and the main public figures of Spain reside, counting on multitude of institutional buildings, historical, palaces and gardens.

Neighborhoods to invest in Madrid

The city of Madrid is divided into different neighborhoods, each with different characteristics that we must consider when making investments. The most prominent neighborhoods to invest in Madrid are the following:

Tetuán

It is one of the neighborhoods with the most movement in real estate. Thanks to its location, many real estate developments are currently being built at very attractive prices. That is why it is a good place to invest in Madrid.


Retiro

El Retiro is one of the most attractive residential areas in the center of the capital. It is located in the Retiro district in an area surrounded by museums and parks. The average price of the square meter in this area exceeds 5,000 euros, so the properties for sale in this area are aimed at an exclusive public with high economic capacity.

Salamanca

Salamanca is an interesting neighborhood where invest in Madrid. It has always been distinguished for being the most exclusive neighborhood in the capital. Its streets are full of prestigious shops and Michelin-starred restaurants. The embassies of the most important countries in the world are also located there.


Hortaleza

Really close to Prado’s mountain, Hortaleza is an interesting neighborhood where invest in Madrid because it is perfect for those people who living in the capital don’t want to lose contact with nature.


Chamberí

One of the widest areas of Madrid, also known for its wide boulevards. This neighborhood has numerous sports facilities and also an expanding area for gastronomic leisure. It is one of the best areas for real estate investment Madrid, since the price of housing is very stable.

La Latina

The evolution of the downtown area has also reached La Latina, an emblematic area of ​​the capital for hosting in its streets the one known as “Madrid of the Austrians”. Its streets are full of cultural areas, markets, bars, restaurants, leisure areas and monuments.


Arganzuela

It is a central and residential neighborhood that is located in the Ambassadors area. Arganzuela stands out for the tranquility of its wide streets, the large number of green areas and, of course, its real estate developments with large common areas. It is an interesting neighborhood to make an investment in Madrid because it is very close to the center, with all the positive that this implies, but at the same time far enough away to offer the resident tranquility.

 

Golden Visa Spain

The Spanish Golden Visa is an attractive programme for international investors who want to get the Spanish residence in exchange for an investment the real estate market. If you are thinking of investing in Spain, we have the best option for you. With a minimum €500,000, you can get the Spanish residence for you and your family (spouses, children under the age of 18 or financially dependent). These are the main benefits of the Spanish Golden Visa:

  • Visa-free travel to Schengen zone
  • No requirement to live in Spain
  • Good quality life
  • Right to work in Spain
  • Access to healthcare and education system
  • Quick and easy process
  • You don’t need to travel or move from your country to request any management.

Our team comes from different countries around the world and understands you and helps you to take the better decision. Moreover, you don’t need to travel to apply for the Golden Visa programme. Our advisors will carry out all the management, so you don’t need to worry about nothing. Contact us!

Orience International by your side

We offer other investment options if you want to get the residence or citizenship. According on your situation and your objectives, we will advise you on which residence or citizenship programme is best to invest in order to achieve the objectives you have set: a high level of quality of life and social well-being, good weather, good health and education services.

Due to the recent events that are taking place in Hong Kong, in relation with the approval of the National Security Law, many citizens have been interested and have contacted with Orience International to obtain the Golden Visa  and to know information about the citizenship programmes because of the uncertainty of the situation. If you are one of them, this information may be of your interest:

“Most of our Hong Kong customers are interested in our packs. Although we have received a large number of enquiries for all the programmes, the most successful are the combined packs containing a Caribbean citizenship with a European residence“.

Special packs for you

Those packs are interesting for hongkonese because they offer a passport that is out of the range of China in a business friendly low-tax environment and, at the same time, a european residency in countries with the best health and education systems. All this is offered in all-inclusive packs at a very affordable price.

 Caribbean citizenship is a really attractive option for you. You can obtain your new papssport in only 90 days, and it is applicable to your entire family up to four generations. Moreover, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts & Nevis and Santa Lucia are countries with an attractive tax regime, but they are not tax-haven countries.

 On the other hand, Spain, Portugal and Greece are three countries with an excellent quality of life, a great climate and quality services. For all these reasons, these countries have attracted a lot of international investors, and obtaining the Golden Visa is an alternative and guarantee of freedom and calm when when unforeseen happen. Each country offers different investment options to get long term residence permit.

 If you want to get one of this packs contact us, we will be very pleased to help you. Also, remember that you can invest without leaving your country. Our team will manage everything so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Portugal has been one of the countries that has best dealt with the coronavirus crisis, thanks to good a health and political management. For this reason, and according to experts, the country is recovering faster than other European countries and, for all this it is a good moment to invest in Portugal.

Another reason to take into account is that, during the months of the pandemic, builders did not interrupt their activity, which has resulted in a lower drop in property sales. In this line, and according to the main experts, the Portuguese real estate sector will return to the pre-covid situation before than other countries affected by the pandemic.

On the other hand, the Portuguese government, aware of the importance of foreign investment for the country’s recovery, has postponed the plans that were foreseen to put some limitations on the tax advantages of the non-habitual resident regime, as well as the Golden Visa program.

Why it is a good idea to invest in Portugal?

In recent years, Portugal with Spain, has been placed in the top of countries to invest in the real estate sector. With an excellent quality of life and with very attractive prices, the country is positioned as a great opportunity for international investors. Lisbon, the capital, and Porto are two cosmopolitan cities that compete in rankings with other European cities.

Another area to invest in a second residence or to retire is the Algarve. With wonderful beaches, a mild climate and all services at hand, it is a very interesting option for investors.

Investment options

If you are thinking to invest in Portugal you have different options. You can invest €350,000 in real estate in urban areas, like in Lisbon and Porto or, if you prefer it, you can invest €280,000 in rural areas. There are other options, but all the investment made under the Portuguese Golden Residence Permit Programme must be maintained for a minimum of 5 years from the date the residence permit is granted.

If you want to invest in Portugal, contact us. Depending on your situation and objectives, we will look for the best option that suits your needs and those of your family. If you are looking for a good quality of life, Portugal is a very good option.