estate agent

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

Commissions rate

Agents face a world of lower commissions New ways of working are imposing a world of lower commission rates on overseas property agents. Online marketing, online lead generation, the economic slump, more sophisticated buyers questioning agency or introducer payment terms, smaller down-payments and a glut of bank repossessions are all combining to push average commission rates down to low single figures in a number of key markets. Read more →