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Why Lisbon is one of today’s most exciting investment destinations

Portugal’s property market is one of the most bullish in Europe right now, with prices achieving a year-on-year rise of eight per cent for the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest house price index by the country’s statistics institute (INI). Sales by volume were up too, recording a...

Posted on 27 September 2017

Benefits of buying in gentrified Lisbon

If you’re planning to buy in Portugal but feel lost without the sound of a siren, the hoot of car horns and the general hum of city life, you’ll be pleased to find out that Lisbon offers that perfect combination of low entry level prices and plenty of room for...

Posted on 25 September 2017

Madonna eyes up Lisbon mansion

There’s no denying she’s a Material Girl, after Madonna was spotted viewing a sprawling four-storey mansion worth almost £7 million while house hunting in Lisbon. The 59 year old hit maker, and mother of six, is scouring the Portuguese capital for a new family home to help support her 11-year-old...

Posted on 11 September 2017

Private healthcare in Portugal

There’s no denying Portugal has a top-notch public healthcare system, but if you want the extra piece of mind that going private brings you’ll be pleased to know you’re moving to the right country. While the state healthcare system has a great reputation on the whole, it can suffer a...

Posted on 29 August 2017

Live like Saudi royalty in the Algarve

The 45th richest person in the world doesn’t just visit anywhere. Having recently been spotted touching down in Bodrum, Turkey, Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been on the move again. Faro in Portugal was next on the Saudi Princes travel itinerary, proving that the Algarve truly is a...

Posted on 21 August 2017

Lisbon’s best neighbourhoods

Lisbon is one of Europe’s most scenic capital cities, where you can enjoy panoramic views of cobbled lanes, terracotta rooftops and domed cathedrals atop any of its seven hills. Its ancient ruins are complemented by an eclectic mix of regeneration projects and cutting edge contemporary developments, making Portugal’s capital one...

Posted on 03 July 2017

Profit from rising property prices and lower borrowing costs in Portugal

It’s the perfect concoction all property buyers dream of: rising prices but lower borrowing costs. A dream that has become a reality for anyone looking to snap up their ideal home in Portugal. Favourable conditions that will allow savvy buyers to save money, while their property appreciates in value and...

Posted on 13 April 2017

Why Lisbon should be on international investors’ radar in 2017

Attractive incentives for foreign investors, a burgeoning tech-driven economy and an eclectic mix of regeneration projects and cutting edge new developments make Lisbon one of Europe’s most exciting cities in which to invest in 2017, said InternationalPropertyForSale.com in March. Lisbon’s appeal to international investors and entrepreneurs has rocketed over the...

Posted on 10 March 2017

The world’s best golden visas

With Turkey announcing a new residence/citizenship for investment scheme, (aka the “Golden Visa”), what are  your options in different countries of the world? Most countries allow wealthy people to buy their way in if they are spending money or creating local jobs. In the USA it’s the EB-5 programme, in...

Posted on 03 February 2017

Five reasons why investors love Lisbon

A range of positive data is persuading property investors to take a look at Lisbon. Retirees and expats from all over the world have been tempted by tax incentives and "golden visas", while the city's beauty has encouraged holiday home buyers. Here are our top five reasons why you should...

Posted on 25 November 2016

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