Real Estate

Raising and selling properties (apartments, houses, farms, estates, land or commercial spaces) is part of my professional activity as a real estate consultant for KW-Keller Williams .

Thus, real estate could not fail to be one of the topics to which I dedicate the most attention and about which I write on this blog.

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.

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In Portugal, doors painted red represent more than a mere aesthetic choice; they symbolize hospitality and good luck. We often find these doors in picturesque villages and historic towns as well as in busy urban neighborhoods. According to popular tradition, in ancient times, disoriented travelers in rural lands sought red doors as a refuge, signaling houses inhabited by welcoming and generous...

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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

The Portuguese real estate market has been a focus of attraction for foreign investors since 2015, with special emphasis on this summer of 2023. Whether in the housing or commercial segments, year after year, the numbers never cease to surprise us. This constant and growing interest is evident both in investments aimed at housing and those destined for the commercial sector, reinforcing the...

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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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Introduction to the Real Estate Market in Portugal

Portugal is a destination appreciated by foreigners, thanks to its mild climate, feeling of security, good schools, quality services and infrastructure, for having receptive and hospitable people, where command of the English language is great, magnificent landscapes and a rich culture . These reasons are amplified by an attractive real...

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Index Why pay a 5% commission and what services do you receive in return? Is the 5% Commission Excessive? What do owners and buyers think ? 5 reasons that justify the value of the real estate commission Factors that Influence the Commission Amount Table of Commissions paid... View more

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