Without construction there is no housing. Here I will give knowledge of all matters related to this area of engineering. You know, good construction, although it may not be the cheapest, is the best investment in the future of your home. Keep abreast of legislation, taxes, construction techniques, associated costs, news about used materials and much more.

Having been approved on January 8, 2024, the "Licensing Simplex" within the More Housing Package, no longer requires the presentation of the Habitation License and Technical Dossier of the property, or proof of their existence, at the time of the deed of sale and purchase of a house, with retroactive effects from January 1, 2024.

But what is the purpose of these documents... View more

These are the main measures, briefly described here:

Summary of Decree-Law No. 10/2024 , of January 8, which aims to Simplify Licensing.

Urbanism: License deletion: Creation of new cases of prior communication and exemption from prior control. Exemption from licenses for interior works that do not affect the stability structure, which aim to increase the number... View more

Many factors will drive new trends, including technological advances, sustainability concerns, and changing needs of society itself. In this article, we'll explore the top architectural design trends for 2024. Whether you're an ambitious architect or a design enthusiast, it's worth reading to discover the captivating developments that await us.

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Index What are, nowadays, and very briefly, the main difficulties for those who want to buy or rent a house? What is the root of the problem in Portugal? For a young person who wants to buy their first home, what barriers are there? Are there any incentives missing? Which? And what future challenges does the new generation face?... View more
Types of Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating can be mainly categorized into two types: electric and hydraulic.

Electric Underfloor Heating:

It uses electrical cables or heating sheets to generate heat.

It is easier and quicker to install and is generally more suitable for renovations or smaller spaces.

It tends to be less energy efficient compared to plumbing, especially...

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In Portugal, there is common confusion between the term "luxury houses" and houses belonging to the high end of the real estate market. An expensive house is not necessarily a luxury house , but a luxury house is inevitably expensive due to the requirements associated with it.

Luxury homes are distinguished by a series of characteristics that give them unique charm,...

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The program aims to increase the supply of affordable housing in Portugal, fight real estate speculation and promote foreign investment in the housing sector.

Measures of the "Mais Habitação" Package

The program contains several measures, among which the following can be highlighted:

Creation of support for the promotion of affordable rental housing; Promotion of a new generation... View more

This expectation is sufficient for:

Some buyers wait for the "bubble to burst" waiting for the promised price drop. Some more opportunistic investors enter the field with " balance price proposals", pointing the finger at the imminent recession. Some owners give up putting the property up for sale... View more

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