+351 910 660 900
Buganvilia Plaza 1, Quinta do Lago, 8135-024, Almancil, Loulé, Portugal

About us

Our Team is so much more than a full-service estate company. We are a group of talented individuals with a passion for spotting the best solutions for our clients who are looking for a lifestyle. So our philosophy that guides everything we do at A1 is to help our clients ultimately find their dream. We firmly believe that our broad knowledge of the area assists considerably in delivering upon this goal: Algarve. Feel at home.

Agnieszka Kijonka

We help new and experienced real estate buyers and vendors successfully complete the purchase and sale of their property in the Algarve. With us, you get access to expert resources based on a 20-year long professional experience. It is our goal to build a foundation for the safe sale and purchase of property, for foreigners of all nationalities. Those who have chosen the Algarve as their prime holiday destination and those who have chosen the Algarve as their permanent home.

When it comes to investment and advice regarding commercial property, you can count on our professional conduct as to absolute discretion and sense for responsibility.

CEO | Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, French


Agnieszka Kijonka

Kay Briggs

Having witnessed the great transformation of the central Algarve of the last 20 years from the front row, Kay’s intimate knowledge of the region and her experiences having lived here for such a long time has given her an enthusiasm and desire to share this knowledge with her clients.

As a real estate broker, her first priority is to make her clients happy. She listens to the wants and needs of her clients to achieve the very best outcome in every transaction and strives to ensure the home buying or selling process is fun, easy and stress free. Her clients can always rely on her to be available any time to answer any questions or concerns.

Sales Executive | Languages: English


Kay Briggs

Irina Donde

Irina moved to Portugal 5 years ago from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. She made all the experiences which you are about to meet once you decide to buy a property here and live in the Algarve. Irina is specialised in the process of obtaining the Golden Visa for our Russian clients, She will stand by you throughout the entire time and pass on her enthusiasm about this country that she truly loves.

Sales Executive | Languages: Russian, English, French


Irina Donde

Sylwia Glowacka

Originally from Bialystok, Poland, Sylwia has lived in the Algarve for more than 2 years and loves everything about it – her neighbours, the sense of community and its beautiful homes. She learned that dedication to the customer is first and foremost. Whether you are buying or selling a home, Sylwia will guide you through the nuances of each transaction. She has built long-lasting relationships with developers, real estate attorneys, mortgage lenders, and other industry professionals to provide you with a competitive advantage to close the deal.

Business Development & Sales | Languages: English, Polish


sylwia glowacka

Johnny Philippe

Johnny who is very experienced with Digital Marketing for many years has joined our team as online Marketing & IT consultant to highlight our skills and effort online and all Social Media.

Marketing Specialist | Languages: English, Portuguese, French


Johnny Philippe

Seth Van Driessche

Seth is very versatile and still in his training. However, his great passion is his drone, which he masters perfectly well and which he employs to produce these wonderful aerial views of the properties in our portfolio and of the Algarve. With his fresh ideas, he is an asset to our team.

Drone Specialist | Languages: English, Portuguese, Flemish/Dutch


Seth Van Driessche

The A1 Office


A1 ALGARVE PROPERTY is based on 20 years of market experience in the Algarve and solid local knowledge. We are confident to spot the right properties for you as well as provide the
documents necessary to close your sale or purchase.

  • A1 was created to make a difference in service and the marketing approach in the Algarve Real Estate market in Southern Portugal, which is hopelessly overcrowded and not properly supervised
  • We know what the market prices of the properties are to protect you from spending too much for your holiday home
  • We listen to you and your demands because we care
  • Specialising in all kinds of properties which are well located and built to a high quality and within different budget ranges
  • We not only have long-term relationships with the resorts, from Vale do Lobo over Quinta do Lago to Monte Rei, but we are also well connected with all of the urbanisations in the Central Algarve

It would be a joy to share our expertise with you on The Algarve and find your home.