Your guide to buying property in Portugal, safely
The process of buying a property in Portugal is very different to that in the UK. Add in the language barrier, additional legal requirements along with some ‘hidden costs’, and you can see how easy it is for your dream home to turn into a costly nightmare. The Portugal Buying Guide takes you through each stage of the buying process showing you how to avoid these costly pitfalls.
The Portugal Buying Guide is designed to support you through each stage of buying property in Portugal, providing relevant, up-to-date information and tips from Portugal property experts and expats who have been through the process themselves. It helps you to:
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Reading the Portugal Buying Guide was absolutely crucial in preparing for buying our property in Portugal, especially as we’d never been to Portugal before! We knew the country offered a great way of life and had a good climate all year round, but waited until we had all the facts to plan everything carefully. We ended up buying our home in Portugal through one of the estate agents recommended by Portugal Property Guide, who were very helpful.Chris and Jane Brown
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How can the Portugal Property Guide help you?
The Portugal Property Guide is designed to support you through every stage of the Portuguese property buying process. From how to get started, to finding an estate agent, to covering all the important legal and financial considerations, our experts are here to share valuable advice and to help you every step of the way.
We have created the Portugal Property Guide to help highlight the many pitfalls of buying in Portugal and to ensure that our readers can buy their dream home in Portugal safely, without wasting time and money like many would-be homebuyers before them.
Over the last ten years, we have built up a network of trusted experts to provide independent, factual guidance on all aspects of buying property in and moving to Portugal. Our Portugal Property Guide country specialist, Laura Richards, has been talking to homebuyers in Portugal and helping them to buy their property in Portugal safely for a number of years. She is at the other end of the telephone at our Resource Centre to answer any questions and support our readers throughout the property buying process.
Our experts are trusted by well-known media such as Rightmove Overseas and the Radio Times to provide information and guidance about buying overseas property. They are regularly quoted in the media on the issues that really matter to people buying property and starting a new life overseas.