The whole past year, news came from Montenegro that a new program was planned to be launched in the country to grant citizenship to foreigners in exchange for investment – finally, an official presentation was recently held in several European countries, including in Russia.
According to the requirements of the new program, to obtain a Montenegrin passport, a foreigner needs to invest 250,000 euros in real estate under construction in the northern part of the country, where mountains and nature reserves predominate. If you want to invest your money in the coastal southern region traditionally attractive from the point of view of tourism, then in this case the lower bar of investments rises to 450,000 euros. In addition to a number of bureaucratic issues, for foreigners to participate in the program, it will be necessary to provide in the first stage a written statement about Continue reading
Germany is deservedly associated with stability and practicality around the world – similar characteristics also apply to the real estate world of this country, therefore it is not surprising that investors from all over the world try to invest their funds in square meters of Germany whenever possible.
A strong economy, thoughtful legislation, political stability, and a high standard of living – these factors make Germany particularly attractive to foreign investors who see real estate in Germany as a safe haven for investing and preserving capital. It is also interesting that the rental system reigns in the German real estate market: if the national average is around 50%, in large cities up to 90% of the population rents housing. According to Forbes, Germany is the leader in Europe in terms of rental housing, which amounts to about 55%, leaving Austria and Poland behind with a large lag. Continue reading
Italy is one of the most popular countries in the world for the acquisition of real estate, where almost any region is in demand not only among local buyers, but also foreign investors who invest not only for the purpose of subsequent earnings, but simply move to the country for permanent residence.
Owning a property in Italy cannot be a sufficient basis for obtaining a residence permit or at least a long-term visa. A foreign owner of real estate in the country can only rely on a familiar “Sc” type “C” visa, which gives the right to single or multiple entry into the country for up to 90 days within six months. In this case, the consulate will need to submit a document confirming the ownership of real estate in Italy. At the discretion of the consulate, such a “C” multivisa, under similar conditions, may be issued for longer periods – from one to five years. Continue reading