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Foreign real estate investors can now take advantage of the law approved by the Spanish government (commonly known as "Golden Visa") concerning the granting of residence permits for non-EU citizens who invest 500,000 Euros or more when they invest in real estate in Spain. The law, passed by the Spanish Parliament and signed by the King Don Juan Carlos I, became operational on September 27, 2013. Residence in Spain shall also be granted to direct family and dependents of the buyer, i.e. spouses, children that are underage and parents of non EU citizens who invest € 500,000 or more on a property.

Barcelona Sotheby's International Realty offers specialized legal service in the purchase of real estate by foreigners in Spain at the disposal of our customers.

What are the conditions to apply for a residence permit in Spain?

Make a minimum investment of 500,000 Euros of equity. Starting from this figure a part can be financed through a mortgage.

Spouses and underage children may be included in the permit.

No minimum period of stay.

The status of Non-Resident relating to payable taxes in Spain is maintained.

Right to renewal, provided the investment is held.

The most important benefits of investing in a property in Barcelona and gaining a residence permit in Spain are:

The right to travel to Spain and all the 27 countries of the Schengen area without a visa.

Have a pied-à-terre in a safe country like Spain and extraordinary city like Barcelona which allows you to travel anytime.

Investing in a property in Barcelona, ​​a real estate market with great potential for revaluation in the future.

Have a second residence in one of the most attractive cities and regions worldwide.

Enjoy legal and civil security in a country of the European Union.

We invite you to contact us and our independent immigration experts to answer any questions on obtaining your residence permit in Barcelona and Spain.

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