The past is known through the collective memory. The very notion of identity is connected with what lingers, distinguishes and is remembered. In this context, we invite you to a small trip through the History of Vineyards and the Wine in Portugal…
Although wrapped in many doubts and myths, it is thought the vineyard was cultivated by the first time in the valleys of Tejo and Sado, around 2000 years BC, by the Tartessian…
The Phoenician, around the 10th century BC
In an area in full development, this new project was born, located in one of the most important cities of the Algarve, it has a fantastic infrastructure and its location in the center of Portimão is and will continue to be a place of great investment in the coming years. This real estate development has the best of both worlds, close to all amenities yet a short distance from the beautiful beaches of Portimão and Alvor, The Countryside and mountains are equally close as we
Founded in 1143 by D. Afonso Henriques, Portugal stabilized definitively its borders during the following century, becoming this way one of the oldest countries in the World. This situation contributed certainly to the strong cultural identity and the inner unity. Its privileged location in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, near the Atlantic Ocean, determined its vocation, launching the nation, in the 15th century, into the epic Discoveries. Portugal was the firs
If you want to find affordable property to buy on the Algarve, you still have plenty of options. Check out these five lower-cost areas to buy a home, even on Portugal’s most popular coast.
Portugal’s Algarve is both desirable and affordable as a place to call home. However, the sky’s the limit for property if you have the budget. There’s no shortage of multi-million Euro villas, especially around the coveted “Golden Triangle” area, just west of Faro.
Another great property available and listed by a colleague in a different brokerage, in Portugal’s sunny Algarve… We can serve as your REALTOR® BUYER REPRESENTATIVE…
Located in a high position of the western Algarve, close to Carvoeiro, 3 km south of the city of Lagoa, on the way to Marinha beach, this villa is surrounded by vineyards, mountains and beaches cut into the cliff just a few steps away, it is a place far from the world but close to everything.
Completely new 4 bedroom single family house, with avant-garde architecture, located less than 10 minutes from either Valença; Vila Nova de Cerveira and area beaches or Village of Caminha 20 minutes away as well same distance to Spanish Galician City of Vigo. The access to the A3 motorway less is less than 5 minutes away with 45 minute drive into Porto.
The home has 363m² (3,907 ft²) of total construction area, on two levels, with plot size of 1,076m² (11,581 ft²).
As an Expat myself to this wonderful host country, I owe it to both myself and the Portuguese people to understand and accept certain traditions as well as customs to keep integrating into the culture as much as possible.
I rather suspect I’ll be updating you all on a regular basis, as I keep learning more from this Country, that I have called home for more than 20 years.
So let’s go with a brief explanation of some but not all of those basic things you should k
Portuguese wines are acclaimed all over the world, but did you know each region has a very distinct identity and taste???...
Those who have had the privilege of visiting Portugal know that one of the country’s most memorable treasures is its unique flavours. And for those who appreciate wine, the various Portuguese grape varieties and wine regions are simply unforgettable!!!
From North to South, the climate and geography of Portugal are quite different and so are the
Whether it's your initial home or permanent residence... A vacation home or even an investment... Buying a home can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, REALTORS® can make the process less daunting. As a buyer, you'll want to find a buyer's agent who can help you get the perfect home. But what is a buyer agent and how does one differ from a listing agent???…
What is a buyer's agent???...
A buyer's agent is a real estate professional who guides the buyer through t
The number of sales in resorts increased by 70% in 2021 compared to 2020 and already exceeds the activity of 2019 by 30%, with prices also experiencing a strong appreciation.
In terms of prices, this was one of the most significant increases since 2016, only surpassed by the 18.3% growth recorded at the end of 2018, when the Brexit agreement was approved.
For a year and a half now, the prices of this type of real estate have shown signs of recovery and even in the
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“How was your week and weekend… What did you do???"…
Mine went like this…
So last week we had friends who arrived from the US to visit for the week, who we have been in touch with them for over a year now, and finally are ready to move here as their home has now been sold and their journey to moving to Portugal can begin at this point. Their aim was to buy a countryside property in the Minho Region near the Village of Vila Nova de
In order to qualify for the “Passive Income Visa”, otherwise known as the D7 Visa, you will need an address to fulfill that requirement… We can assist with the process in securing a one year lease agreement on this 2 bedroom - 2 bath apartment in Lisbon. There is a parking space available for 1 car. The apartment has 4 sunny balconies with open views. Large, comfortable and fully equipped as well as furnished. It includes everything you need for your stay. Apartment w
In order to qualify for the “Passive Income Visa”, otherwise known as the D7 Visa, you will need an address to fulfill that requirement… We can assist with the process in securing a one year lease agreement on this 2 bedroom - 1 bath home… In addition to the brand new appliances in kitchen, the home has a private garage; storage and and small courtyard. It is located in a small village less than 10 minutes from the center of Paredes de Coura with easy access to motorw
In order to qualify for the “Passive Income Visa”, otherwise known as the D7 Visa, you will need an address to fulfill that requirement…
We can assist with the process in securing a one year lease agreement on a 2 bedroom - 1 bath apartment… There are two apartments available, one on the upper and other on the lower level in a duplex home… In addition to the brand new appliances in kitchen, each apartment has a private garage; storage and and small courtyard.
I want to share with you all a few misconceptions about what it means to be a REALTOR®… A REALTOR® is a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR®), a professional association. NAR® defines the term REALTOR® as a federally registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the association and subscribes to its code of ethics. A REALTOR® is the only real estate professional who is
If you intend to live and study in Portugal, learn about the university cities in Portugal and the list of the main universities in the country. Choosing a course that suits you and a city that has your lifestyle are some of the main factors for doing well living abroad. How is higher education in Portugal??? Higher education in Portugal is divided between public and private universities. In addition to universities, Portugal has several higher-level Polytechnic Instit
I want to share with you all a few misconceptions and perhaps even myths about Portugal, Country I have called home for more than 20 years… First to put things in perspective know that I was born in Angola, an ex-colony of Portugal, and at an early age my parents moved to the United States with my sister and me, where I was fortunate and blessed not only to be educated but most importantly learned the value of growing up in a Country where freedom and liberty are its core pri
How are the Real Estate and Cryptocurrency Industries Tied??? Permanent residence; rental vacation or rental houses / parking spaces and even dream homes… Before long, they'll all be purchased on a blockchain. In fact, blockchain-based real estate is already gaining popularity as a way for buyers, sellers and investors to interact with each other and learn about properties. So What is Blockchain Tecnology??? Blockchain technology is most simply defined as a decentralize
One of the hottest questions we get asked is: What is it like to live in Portugal??? Here, you will be able to find all the information you need to know about living in Portugal. Today, we will be writing about all the things associated with life in Portugal. If you are interested in finding out more about Portugal and about what you need to begin your life in Portugal; what it is like, the weather, visa requirements, the opportunities, and more, stay with us and we will