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Moving to Portugal before Brexit

Moving to Portugal before Brexit

Moving to Portugal before Brexit’s the only completely certain way to guarantee the current EU rights you hold – residency, healthcare, right to work and pension issues. The press has dubbed this week ‘hell week’, and continuing stumbling blocks are cropping up as he UK attempts to get the EU to budge on its core ‘four freedoms’. Every time it looks like a deal could be close, more issues arise. It’s no wonder that many would-be expats are accelerating their preparation to move to Portugal before the Brexit deadline of 29 March 2019. If you wish to join them
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News update: Promenade development makes progress and golden visas lead investment

I wrote this time last month that Portugal’s property market is booming and that’s certainly showing no signs of slowing down. The golden visas programme continues apace, attracting more and more investment into the country. Likewise, we’re seeing more results of the building boom, with luxury developments in Lisbon nearing completion. Plus, lest you think the Algarve’s just for holidays, an innovative solar facility’s opened near Martim Longo.
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What is winter in Portugal like?

Winter in Portugal is vastly different to spending time here during the peak summer months. For some, however, winter is when the country’s slow pace-of-life and mild climate is in the most perfect alignment. 
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Renting out your property in Portugal

Renting out your property in Portugal could not only make owning a holiday home affordable, but make a tidy profit too. Portugal is attracting ever-more tourists and the season gets longer each year. But how can you do it legally and what taxes will you pay? This article explains the practicalities.
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Portugal news update: domestic tourists boost holiday letting demand

You may spot some common themes last and this week in your Portugal news update: sun, golf, and a strong economy. We’re still enjoying temps in the 30s out here as the Portugal Masters draws to a close. Also this week, figures are showing that the Portuguese holiday rental sector is doing better than we thought, as the ‘staycation’ grows in popularity among locals. 
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How to get residency in Portugal

Getting official residency in Portugal is something you must think about if you intend to stay long term. This article explains all the details, quirks and possible frustrations you might encounter. 
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Portugal heading for Europe’s biggest property price rise

There’s plenty going on here in the Algarve and Portugal at large this week. Reports are suggesting that we’re in for the highest increase in house prices in Europe – so it’s really imperative that buyers get ahead of that curve. We’re continuing to bask in sunshine, with temperatures remaining around 29°C right through this month. Plus, we’re seeing more investment coming in down here on the coast – a new airline route between Portimão and Bragança is becoming more and more popular. Here’s your news update from Portugal.
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Where to find affordable property in Portugal

If you’re looking for a cheap property in Portugal, the good news is that they do still exist! Even though recent official figures show property price growth in Portugal at its strongest level in 26 years, there are still bargains to be had. As if often the case, it’s just a question of knowing where to look!
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Moving with children to Portugal: all you need to know

If you’re thinking about moving with children to Portugal, you have plenty to think about. Making such a move will definitely be a serious life change. However, there’s a good chance it could prove to be a change for the better. This article will help you understand all of the realities of moving with children to Portugal. It should also assist you in making the right decisions.
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