rental accommodation

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

April 2007

Government inspections launched a mega operation last week targeting holiday villas and rental accommodation across the Algarve. A total of 147 fines were issued for various infractions, but primarily to property owners not holding the requisite rental licence. Five teams from the Autoridade de Segurança Alimentar e Económica (ASAE) made a total of 64 inspections over April 10, 11, and 12, targeting private owners and middlemen such as villa rental agencies and real estate firms. Read more →