All Posts in Category: Villas in Portugal

Beautiful farm house in Kalkan

It’s Time To Sell

It’s Time To Sell If you believe the COVID-19 pandemic means the property market is probably enjoying a bit of a hiatus, you couldn’t be more wrong. It’s certainly true that there was a period of little activity as both buyers and sellers hunkered down to see what would happen next. Completed sales did take…

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Contemporary living in Portugal

Sintra and Cascais for Luxury Living. Fit for a King or Queen.

Sintra and Cascais for Luxury Living. Fit for a King or Queen. Think of any large city and just about all of them have an area not too far away where the well-to-do and wealthy tend to reside. Perhaps the most famous example is Beverly Hills or Hollywood in the hills above Los Angeles. However,…

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The office is ready when the world is.

COVID-19 and Keeping Those Moving Plans Alive

COVID-19 and keeping those moving plans alive If your plans for 2020 included the beginning of an overseas adventure, then no one could blame you for feeling a little frustrated right now. All that excitement about a fresh start somewhere in the sun would be so hard to put on hold – particularly if you had concrete dates…

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good housing contributes to good health

The Coronavirus is Having a Global Impact on How We Live Our Daily Lives

Coronavirus  Why We’d Urge Our Clients To Keep Calm And Carry On…   If you were thinking about buying or selling a home overseas this spring, few would probably question you if you decided to put those plans on hold right now. The coronavirus is having a global impact on how we live our daily…

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All Change As Portugal’s Golden Visa Programme Is Revised

All Change As Portugal’s Golden Visa Programme Is Revised

All Change As Portugal’s Golden Visa Programme Is Revised So, despite perceived local wisdom suggesting otherwise, it’s happened. The Government in Portugal has bowed to Opposition pressure and has decided to revise the Golden Visa Programme. The good news is that, essentially, the principles remain the same. If you want residency status in Schengen nations…

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Lisbon developments

Are Portugal’s Golden Visa Rules About To Change?

Are Portugal’s Golden Visa Rules About To Change? If you’re resident in Portugal – or if you hope to be soon – and you keep an eye on the media, we wouldn’t blame you for asking: “Are Portugal’s Golden Visa rules about to change? At the moment, an investor who spends 500,000 on a home qualifies for an application…

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living the dream

Ten things that happen when you move abroad

Ten things that happen when you move abroad Pulling up roots and moving to a different country is a difficult experience to encapsulate in a few sound bites or sentences. It’s exciting, scary, hugely rewarding, sometimes frustrating, bewildering and exhilarating – often all at the same time. It’s different for everyone, of course; if you’re…

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Some Thoughts On Thomas Cook

Some Thoughts On Thomas Cook Although the signs had been there for some time, the collapse of Thomas Cook came as a bombshell to many – not least the holidaymakers caught overseas when the news finally broke. Headlines a few days before had indicated a contingency plan was already in place should the worst happen…

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The currency of the care package

The currency of the care package It’s easy to persuade yourself that, if you moved abroad, there’s little or nothing you’d particularly miss. Family and friends are perhaps an unspoken exception but then, hopefully, they’ll visit; there’s always Facetime or you can hop on a plane and be back in a few hours – a…

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Beautiful Kalkan, South West Turkey.

Moving abroad? Keep in touch …

Moving abroad? Keep in touch … If you’re of a certain age, you’ll probably remember a little about life before the internet or cell phones. We’ve probably all read the memes about drinking from hosepipes or playing out with friends all day but there are other differences which would also baffle the average Millennial. The…

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