Published at: 18/05/2022 12:51 pm
Greece's Golden Visa Program became even more attractive to foreign investors who wish to invest in a European second residency. The reason is the increasing number of applicants worldwide and the recent tightening of the Portuguese Golden Visa.
According to imidaily.com, in 2021, more successful applicants qualified for the Greek Golden Visa than the number of new investor residents in Portugal (865).
Yes, but the Greece Golden Visa Program has several different options, for example, for high skilled managers or entrepreneurs. However, the real estate purchase is the most sought-after investment option in exchange for a Greek permanent residency permit.
Yes. If you choose the real estate purchase option, the minimum investment amount is only €250,000. Moreover, Greece is a member of the European Union, but the recovering real estate market is still affordable. There are gems for a quarter-million euros. And Greece has a lot to offer. Not only are seaside properties exciting, but the big cities also qualify for the program.
Interestingly, it's not commonly known that you can also become a permanent resident of the European Union with a property lease and not only purchase in Greece. As a sole proprietor or legal entity (company), you must lease commercial property for tourism and sign a contract for not less than 15 years. There are many businesses to do in Greece, Google the available properties.
The other real estate related options of the Greece Golden Visa program:
There is only one investment option related to financial operations. You can also purchase securities or open a bank account and deposit at least €400,000.
Start your application from abroad through a Greek Embassy or Consulate. The immigration process will take around three months. However, if you apply in Greece at the Department of Foreign Affairs, more or less one month is enough to become a European resident.
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