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

Buying or Building

Buying versus Building or Converting a Property Many people have the dream to convert their own cottage in Portugal. In the description these types of properties are often advertised as “Cottage for conversion”. However most of the time a better description would be “ruin given the possibility to reconstruct”. Methods of construction, building materials and work practise are very different from UK and other countries. Read more →