Header imageHeader image

Florida restaurant chains, such as Sonic’s, Miami Subs, and Voodoo BBQ are encouraging foreign investors to invest at least $500,000 into their business in exchange for an EB-5 visa from the U.S. Government. A group expanding their high-end restaurants, including Scarpetta and the Fontainebleu in Miami Beach resort are also encouraging foreign investors through this program. … Read more

, , , , ,

Tags: U.S. Immigration

Print This Post Email This Post

For the first time in Florida history, real estate investment firms are investing in the single-family home rental market, replacing so-called “condo vulture” investors. Private equity funds, hedge funds, and REITs have purchased at least 4,000 single-family homes for the purpose of renting them out. These companies pay cash for a cluster of foreclosed or … Read more

, , , , ,

Tags: Business Law in Florida | Florida Real Estate

Print This Post Email This Post

The diminished value of the U.S. Dollar is still offering the opportunity to make money for foreigners who invest in real estate in Florida. With the rise in short-sales and foreclosures, foreign investors are able to buy properties for a low cost. Investors are able to buy a multi-family home for the cost of an … Read more

, , , ,

Tags: Florida Real Estate | International Law

Print This Post Email This Post

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor program, enacted in 1990, is a way for foreign investors to help boost the American economy and, in the process, gain residency in Florida or in other states across the U.S. Foreign investors can obtain an EB-5 visa if they invest $1,000,000, or $500,000 in high unemployment areas, that leads to … Read more

, , , , , ,

Tags: Business Law in Florida | International Law | U.S. Immigration

Print This Post Email This Post

Most foreign property buyers have a legitimate interest in buying a property in the U.S. However, the increased number of scams in the real estate market from fraudulent out of state buyers have increased, causing title companies and real estate attorneys to lose time and money. How the scams are conducted: The first person that … Read more

, , , ,

Tags: Boyer Law Firm -- a Florida firm | Florida Real Estate

Print This Post Email This Post

Purchase Property for a Visa?

Posted on December 22, 2011 by Boyer Law Firm, P.L.

New legislation in Congress will allow wealthy residents of China to purchase property in the United States.  The purchase of a home in the United States will not result in American citizenship for Chinese buyers.  If a Chinese buyer purchases a home in the United States, the home must be purchased for an amount higher … Read more

, , , ,

Tags: Florida Real Estate | U.S. Immigration

Print This Post Email This Post

A foreign investor in the United States enjoys the same flexibility in financial arrangements as U.S. citizens: • There is no need to obtain formal approval from governmental authorities to set up a company. • Foreign exchange controls are generally absent. • The foreign-owned company may freely transfer U.S. profits abroad, and its owners may … Read more

, , , , , , , ,

Tags: Business Law in Florida | International Law | U.S. Immigration

Print This Post Email This Post

no