Enquire

The Portman Guide to Living in Portugal

If you've ever considered relocation and buying property in Portugal, our blog provides handy hints and tips about the locations, the language and life in general. We hope you enjoy this guides and will remember to look at our property for sale in Portugal.

Moving to Portugal - Where should you start?

As Portugal is within the EU, moving there from Britain to become a resident is often touted as being relatively straightforward. The "relatively" part is key, however, as the ease of this process is, of course, all relative. Certainly, it's easier to move to Portugal than Brazil, for example, but that doesn't mean it's the easiest thing in the world. There's still plenty to sort out before boarding that plane and waving goodbye to the British weather once and for all....

Seven reasons why Portugal is one of the EU's biggest tax havens

Portugal - it's not just the 300+ days of sunshine, the sandy beaches, the friendly locals and the low cost of living which make it such an attractive place to own a property. Many financially intelligent foreigners choose to buy a home there because of its extremely generous tax rules. These clear and transparent tax rules make it a great place to live, work, start a business or enjoy the fruits of your retirement. To benefit from many of them, you will have to declare yourself as a...

Settling into Portuguese life

Once the hard work of organising the move and shipping everyone over to Portugal has been completed, the enjoyment can really begin. Migrants will typically feel like they need a holiday after all the effort, but the old adage that "a change is as good as a rest" proves truer than ever, with recent movers typically launching themselves head-first into Portuguese life. So what can those who've made the move expect within their first month as bona-fide British expats? Language The...

What should Brits know about renting property in Portugal?

If you can't afford to buy, or simply don't want to be tied down, renting can be a great choice if you are thinking of moving over to Portugal. Whether it's a quaint little apartment or a gorgeous villa complete with pool, you'll want to know what to expect when you migrate over. Here's what you should know before you begin renting. Landlords When renting in Portugal, it's important to understand both your rights and the rights of the landlord, as you don't...

A tiny guide to Almancil

Almancil is situated in Portugal's Central Algarve, a location that is popular with holiday-makers and expatriates due to its easy-going way of life, pretty surroundings, pine forests and year-round sunshine. Within extremely easy reach of Faro Airport (flight times are under three hours from the UK), Almancil is the ideal location for a mini-break or a two-week holiday, hence it's the perfect place for a second home, rental or retirement villa. It is located extremely close to...

What Vale do Lobo has to offer

Vale do Lobo is the biggest luxury resort in Portugal. Each year, around 750,000 visitors flock to the Algarve resort and it's easy to see why... No matter who you are or what you enjoy doing, there's plenty to see, do and experience in Vale do Lobo. Whether you enjoy a spot of golf, adrenaline-pumping watersports or prefer to just relax on the beach - Vale do Lobo has a little bit of everything. Here's what to expect from the Algarve resort... History Before the resort...
<< Prev Page | Page 1 2 3 4 | Next Page >>