Tranio conducted its eighth annual survey, analysing the investment and property purchasing patterns of Russian and CIS nationals abroad. The survey was primarily focussed on income property, looking at the top locations for investment, yield expectations, budgets, and preferred asset classes, as well as the general presence of Russian-speaking investors in local markets.
Countries in Europe are complaining that the island’s lax stance encourages money laundering and tax evasion, especially by Russians.
The Kingdom of Thailand is popular with tourists from all over the globe as well as downshifters looking to escape the expensive and humdrum life in the West and money-savvy pensioners.
On 3 October, 2019, the government of Montenegro announced starting to receive the applications to join the citizenship-for-investment programme that will last for three years.
A number of Greek legislative acts, including Law No. 4146 of 2013 regulate staying in the country, obtaining a residence permit and Greek citizenship.
Since May 2019, considerably fewer people have been applying for Cypriot citizenship after changes in the country’s citizenship-by-investment programme; nationality obtainment measures have been toughened. Tranio looks into the situation and how it might change going into 2020.
Residence permit in Latvia. How to obtain Latvian citizenship Golden Visa in exchange for property investment or purchase.
The results of the Catalan referendum could not but affect the state of both the Catalonian and the Spanish real estate market as a whole. Experts and investors have made various forecasts. But, how have things turned out in the beginning of 2019?
A number of ways to obtain Spanish citizenship exist. Since 2013, Spain Golden Visa program is being offered, which allows its participants to gain citizenship in a simplified manner.
Henley & Partners has published its new passport index, ranking the world’s countries by the freedom of movement they are permitted. Tranio has analysed the top 50 countries to find out which of them grant investment-based nationality.
On 20 November 2018, the OECD published a list of the countries whose citizenship or residence-by-investment programmes it regards as high-risk. The OECD recommends that banks more thoroughly check the documentary evidence of the investors’ physical presence in certain countries.
Stays in Slovenia are governed by the Foreigners Act (Zakon o tujcih), in force from 5 June 1991. The procedure of nationality acquisition is described by the Citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia Act (Zakon o državljanstvu Republike Slovenije), in force from 5 June 1991.
Germany does not have a citizenship-by-investment programme like Cyprus, for example. Naturalisation is the only way to become a German national by law.
About one-third of ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) hold dual nationality. Another one-third of them plan to obtain a second nationality in the future. The easiest way for them to get residency or nationality of another country is to participate in a golden visa programme, which grant individuals residence permits for investing in the issuing country.
The Golden Visa is a quick and easy way to obtain residency by investment. Tranio describes the most popular programmes, and on what terms a residence permit can be obtained in another country?