Insights into what is involved in buying, selling & living in Portugal

Documents needed when selling

It is always advisable to seek independent advice, from a lawyer, solicitor of another specialist. It is important to verify of the plans approved of your house by the local Town Council are in line what is really build. An object destined for permanent living needs to have the following documents. Read more →

Buying off-plan

Property Developers often sell some or all of their properties before they have finished building them. This is known as selling “Off Plan”. The main attraction for members of the public to buy “Off Plan” is to save money. Property in Portugal is still growing in value and, by paying a deposit to secure today’s prices rather than paying a higher price at completion, profits can appear to be certain. Read more →

Buying, Selling and Cost 2018

The legal regulations are very specific when buying a property in Portugal; however, it is always advisable to use qualified legal advice from a lawyer, solicitor or experienced person in this field. It is also important to insure that any plans in the Town hall referring specifically to the property do physically agree with the existing construction. Read more →