With a couple of viewing trips under your belt, you’ve probably narrowed down your property search to a small handful of options and have worked out how you’re going to pay for it. But, once you settle on that dream home – the one you definitely want – how do you offer on it? Here are our top tips for making an offer on a home in Portugal.
The clock’s ticking on Brexit – but is the door really about to close for Brits starting a new life in the sun out here in Portugal? There’s a lot of hype going around, but 1 in 10 foreign investors is from the UK – so what’s their secret?
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.
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.
In Part Four of our Buying Guide serialisation, we’re looking at how to pay for your home in Portugal. When you’re buying overseas, it’s even more important to drill down into your budget: how much you can spend, what sources of finance you have access to and costs involved in buying the property. And if you missed Part Three on where to buy, make sure to have a read of that, too.