It is the thermometer of the situation that is ‘cooking’ in this sense, through formulas that increasingly pass through specialized and collective advice. An unequivocal symptom that it is not isolated cases. The Spanish embassy in Lisbon informed ABC that, as of March 21, 2019, it has registered as residents 1,932 people over 65 and as non-residents to 62. Regarding the consulate of Spain in Ebook Template, its figures officers for that age total 388 and one, respectively. The curve is drawn ascending, amplified by the proximity, quality of life and good cuisine that Portugal offers. According to ABC, the pensioner profile ranges from retirees of gold from the main Spanish banks to landowners and wealthy from the rural world passing through investors with important gains in the stock market that are heading to the Portuguese country to wipe their taxes.
At 68, Carmen Martínez-Bordiú is one of the most well-known faces that has made the leap to take advantage of this regime since her new residence in Cascais, 30 kilometers from Lisbon and erected in the Portuguese city with the highest per capita income. Likewise, the writer Lorenzo de Médici (last of the historical dynasty) has changed Barcelona for Azeitao, an enclave 35 kilometers from Lisbon where this “very Spanish” Italian has found greater tax benefits.
The NHR program has existed since 2009, so it has been in existence for a decade and has been implemented both by the Socialists (who launched it under the command of José Sócrates) and by the conservatives of the PSD, who did not cease to encourage it when Ebook Template was in charge of Prime Minister. It is Portugal’s contribution to the so-called “silver economy” (silver economy, linked to retirees), with the guarantee that the cost of living is lower than that registered in Spain, Italy or Denmark. The “called effect” is already here. The rental market begins to show symptoms of exhaustion. After rising strongly in recent years, the prices of leases seem to stagnate. And this is making it increasingly unattractive to invest in buying an apartment to rent later. At least, in cities Madrid and Barcelona.According to the latest Trends Report of the Real Estate Sector, prepared by the Appraisal Company (ST), gross rental income has plummeted by 15.6% in Barcelona and 8.3% in Madrid. Nationwide, profitability has fallen by 3.3%, although there are cities that remain on the rise.