November 2016 Archive

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

4 top properties in spain for golden visa purposes

Spanish Investors Visa – Golden Visa

The Spanish government have an investors visa in place to enable non european citizens to buy, live and work in Spain. This is called the Spanish Investors Visa and is commonly called a Golden Visa.

The visa entitles the holder and their family (children under 18 years old or children over 18 who are medically dependant on their parents) to live and work in Spain from the day of the visa which will be issued within 15 working days from the day of signing for your property.

The visa is initially granted for 5 years with permanent residency being available after this period. There is no restrictions on how much time must be spent in Spain during this initial period, but you must be able to prove travel to Spain at least once during the first two years and once in each of the subsequent three years. and the visa holders are free to travel throughout the EU Shengen visa countries.

Criteria for qualification:

1.The mínimum investment must be 500,000€. This can be over one or more properties. This level of investment must be maintained for the duration of the first 5 years, but can be sold once permanent residency is granted.

To buy your investments you will need to budget for approximately 13% on top of your 500,000€ to cover purchase tax, notary and legal fees, and approximately 1500,00€ plus 21% IVA to cover legal services to obtain the visa (if a different lawyer is used tan for your property purchase)

  1. You must have a clean criminal record.
  2. Not to have entered or stayed illegally in Spanish territory.
  3. The investor must be 18 years of age or older.
  4. Not to have been refused entry into any of the Schengen EU countries.
  5. You must have private health insurance covering Spain (until you have full residency)
  6. Proof of your investment must be provided through the Spanish Registry of Property attesting to ownership.

If this ‘Golden Visa’ is something that could you give you a change of life here in Spain, here are some great homes with business incomes that could be interest to you.

Iznajar Villa





velez de benaudalla









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