It is one of Europe's most popular residency programs and since its inception in 2012, thousands of families have received their Golden Visas and successfully relocated to Portugal. With numerous GV options available, it´s important to look closely to find the one that best suits your needs, whether for investment or for a place to call home.

However, Golden Visa may not be the best path for you. There are many visa options that should be considered before deciding on the one that best suits your situation. For information on Visa options visit the site

When investing in a market you are unfamiliar with, it is essential to have trustworthy specialists looking after your best interest. When deciding where to buy, what to buy, and how to initiate the immigration process, it´s a good idea to consult with experts who understand how to navigate the bureaucracy in Portugal, without overcharging you in the process.

Years ago, when I first moved to Portugal, I fell victim to my estate agent and the lawyer she referred. Long term, this was a blessing in disguise, as this was the catalyst that spurred me into opening my own agency. Brightman Group´s focus is on helping expats find their way, anywhere they want to go in Portugal. Our concierge partners are here to help with everything from moving companies to school education. And if you are looking for investments, contact our dedicated Commercial Department for information on assets throughout Portugal.

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To learn more about the benefits of investing in property in Portugal, Brightman Group will be sponsoring the Living and Investing in Portugal Seminar February 28th. and March 3rd. in Miami and Palm Beach, Florida. This is a chance to meet specialists in the areas of Immigration, Tax law, Investments, and to get the latest information on how non-EU foreign investors can obtain residency permits in Portugal. To sign up, follow this link:

If you would like a recording of the event, or you would be interested in a private online meeting to discuss your move to Portugal, contact us at