The number of foreign people wanting to invest in Portugal has been increasing a lot in the last few years and many have chosen to do it under the Portuguese Golden Visa regime. This is linked to many factors and here we highlight some of the most important ones.
In first place, you must consider Portugal’s great location. Situated on the tip of Europe, Portugal is the nearest European country to the USA and Canada. Member of the European Union since 1986, Portugal has a privileged position from a geographic and political point of view. This is particularly appealing because with a Visa to Portugal you get access to all European Union.
In Portugal you will also find real estate at affordable prices and a relatively low cost of living, especially when compared to other European cities, such as Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, among others.
Here you will also benefit from an attractive tax system with very appealing measurements taken by the Government in order to attract investors from all over the world.
According to the Global Peace Index, Portugal is the fourth safest country in the world, only behind only Iceland, New Zealand and Denmark.1 Who wouldn’t want the safety of a second residence in such a peaceful country?
Portugal is also very on top of technology and will be home to the Web Summit till 2028 and according to Forbes 2019 it is the 25.º greatest country to make business.
People in Portugal are very welcoming, warm and 60% of the population speaks a foreign language which is almost always English, which really helps to straighten the communication with different cultures.
Besides this, Portugal is also a mix between the city life and nature. With 850 km of amazing beaches, lots of green areas and a great climate with 3300 sunny hours per year and where the Winters are not too cold.
In the end of the day, you can always enjoy our fantastic seafood and great wine.
So, it is time to move to Portugal!