Portugal property news

Browse the latest Portugal property news here at Portugal Property Guides. You can stay up to date with the latest developments as you plan on buying a property in Portugal. We cover a range of news topics, from house price trends to new laws and regulations, so you don’t need to look anywhere else for the most up to date news on the property market in Portugal.


 

What can you buy in Portugal for the price of the average UK house?

What can you buy in Portugal for the price of the average UK house?

Portugal’s property market is booming, and yet prices in many areas are still below their UK equivalent. The average British home costs £230,000, or around €250,000 and, for that, you’ll be looking at a small semi-detached home. In Portugal, you could find yourself by the beach, in a swish modern apartment, or a historic farmhouse in the countryside.
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Could you spend every winter in Portugal?

How would you enjoy spending every winter in Portugal, while renting out your holiday home in the summer months for a hefty profit? If that sounds like the best of both worlds – with no Brexit worries either as you’ll be under the visa time limit – here is how to do it. And a few tips on where to start looking in the Algarve.
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Should you invest in Lisbon or Porto?

Portugal’s two biggest cities are among the most exciting expat hubs in Europe right now. As Lisbon and Porto attract a global high-tech elite to start-ups in innovative work-live apartments, we spoke to Filippo Simonato, Residential Business Development Manager for JLL, based in Lisbon.
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News update: expats can stay in Portugal after Brexit

Portugal is working behind the scenes on its Brexit policies, and, in addition to new measures at Faro and Funchal airports, has now released guidance on how expats can stay post-Brexit. Plus, tourism income is up in the Algarve, Forbes names Lisbon as a property market to watch, and the Volta ao Algarve cycling race is set to begin.
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What is it like moving to Portugal as a single person?

Many people set off to Portugal to start a new life with their family – but what if you’re off on a solo adventure? This week, I’m looking at moving to Portugal as a single person: where can you meet people and how can you make friends, what’s the dating scene like for expats and, of course, what about buying a home?
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News update: Plans unveiled for no-deal Brexit in Portugal

Things might be quite quiet down here in the Algarve, but the defeat of Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement hasn’t escaped notice. The Foreign Ministry has announced generous plans for Brexit in Portugal to preserve expat rights and encourage tourism as an ‘old British ally’. Plus, as we tally up from 2018, last year looks good for us, with a record year for exports and investment.
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News update: Property tax breaks, steady house price growth and deal on Montijo airport

Happy New Year from our Vilamoura office! As the sun shines on us (yes, in January), we’ve got a great crop of news for you out of Portugal this year. New tax breaks for those renting out properties have been announced – good news for investors! Average house prices are continuing their steady rise, while the word on the ground is that a deal is set to be sealed on Montijo Airport next week. Also next week, the Foreign Minister will announce his plans for a no-deal Brexit.
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New Year, new healthier you in Portugal!

Could you be enjoying a more healthy life in the Algarve? The evidence is that warmer weather and more daylight hours in winter will have you feeling better and being more active. So forget all those silly little New Year’s resolutions and focus on the big one, moving to Portugal! Here’s how you could be living by next January.
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Five ways your life in Portugal will be better

Are you contemplating your future life in Portugal and wondering what to expect? If so, this article will give you plenty of reasons to be cheerful. It looks at five ways in which life is almost certainly better in Portugal, compared to back “home.”
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Lagoa property: budget or bling?

Whatever your budget, if you’re thinking seriously about a new life in the sunshine, or just a holiday home, Lagoa in Portugal’s central Algarve is a great option. Easy to reach and even easier to love, Lagoa is close to the sea, the River Arane, wonderful countryside and exciting resorts. But what about property in Lagoa? 
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