Bulgarian Property Buyers

Buy Property in Bulgaria – it is a relatively simple process. However, there are some features of which every buyer of real estate in Bulgaria should know. First of all, to travel to Bulgaria, you need a visa. It is issued at the embassy in Moscow and the Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk. To obtain a visa the following documents: passport, expiry date implies no less than 3 months from the date of the tour, a copy of all pages Zagray-passport size recent color photo 3,5 x4, 5 cm for each tourist, including children under 16 years completed a questionnaire, which get in the embassy, the document confirms the availability of money – 100 euros per night per person, rail or airline tickets or booking confirmation ticket, medical insurance for at least 30,000 euros.

Visa is issued within 10 working days. On July 1, 2008, Russian citizens, who have already bought property in Bulgaria and can produce a document of ownership – title deed – are eligible to receive multiple-entry visa to Bulgaria for a period of three year. This means that the Russians, who have property in Bulgaria will receive a visa only once and then can spend 180 days in Bulgaria, 3 years in a row, total – half a year during 3 years. In addition, from 1st January 2009 Russian Citizens will have the opportunity to apply for Bulgarian visas online. Anyone who is going to buy an apartment in a newly built but not yet finally constructed building, should be aware that during construction, at each stage, are given various 'acts' (documents), which certify the degree of finality of the building.