In 2019, the government of Montenegro launched a citizenship by investment programme in order to increase the economic activity of foreign investors. The programme was intended to last 3 years and already closes this year. Foreigners have time to apply until December 31 but we advise you to do it as soon as you can.
Closed borders and lockdowns have made it nearly impossible to buy and sell international real estate as before the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, the sales team of real estate brokerage Tranio found a way to fulfil their plan and carry out cross-border real estate transactions remotely.
Although the pandemic has curtailed real estate transactions in Greece, buyer interest in the country has not diminished.
In 2021, Alex and his family bought three apartments in Athens and applied for residence permits in Greece. Due to the pandemic, the entire purchase process took place remotely, and the Greece borders opened just in time for Alex and his family to travel to Athens to apply for a residence permit. Alex can now travel around the world visa-free and plans to spend his time at the seaside after retirement.
For travelers, food can make or break a city; the more culinary options there are in a city, the more enticing a destination it will be among tourists and expats. Toward this end, a team of analysts at international real estate brokerage Tranio have conducted a survey on food outlet penetration across major European cities, taking into account the housing prices and quality-of-life rankings.
A foreign entrepreneur that starts up an innovative business with a projected value of assets or annual turnover of at least €325,000 to be reached in five years gets a residence permit in Portugal.
A work visa for Portugal unlocks the route to obtaining a residence permit. A prerequisite for it is a valid contract with a Portuguese company.
A foreigner residing for five years in Portugal may make an application to obtain a Portuguese passport. Portugal offers one of the fastest tracks to naturalisation in the EU.
Despite the turbulence experienced by global markets in 2020, we have continued to flourish. In fact, faced with such pandemic-era obstacles as border closures, we quickly adapted and mastered the art of closing deals remotely, all while expanding our partner networks in Greece, Spain, Germany, the United States and other countries.
The Portuguese government grants a residence permit for purchasing property to be renovated starting at €350,000, or any property starting at €500,000.
Portugal is one of the most affordable countries to move to in Europe. Portugal imposes minimum requirements for obtaining a residence permit, and the local authorities are favourably disposed to attracting expatriates.
Moving to Portugal is an easy task for wealthy foreigners that just need to buy or rent housing and prove sufficient subsistence funds in the bank. The immigration programme for the financially independent is simple and accessible for many.
The Schengen visa for Portugal follows the Schengen countries’ general requirements: the documentation package is the same for all parties to the agreement. It is a short-term С-type visa valid for up to 90 days within six months.
Retiring abroad is a growing trend. People relocating abroad can enjoy their senior living at its best: in a warm climate, by the sea, and with quality healthcare. Here is an overview of European locations for retirement with living costs and a roadmap for choosing your place in the sun.
A student visa for Italy may be of two types: a short-term and a long-term visa.