short term rentals

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New AL Legislation July 2018

Long debated in Parliament. Finally, they have reached a verdict. The scary part that short time rentals would be restricted to 90 days was not approved Below you will find the new law which will come into effect 60 days after being approved. Recent legislative reforms have created tighter rules for operators of Local Lodging establishments. Read more →

Short term rentals

Short term rentals. Alojamento Local. In the past I have written several articles about the problems we have encountered in recent years with letting private properties to tourists on a daily or weekly base (short rentals). During the past years quite a few agencies and property owners have been caught by the ASAE (the authority in charge with inspections) and agents and property owners received heavy fines as their properties did not have the correct license. Read more →