About us

Our customers have recognised our willingness to go the extra mile to successfully market and sell their properties - whether recommendations for improving a property's appeal and marketability or personally showing each of our listings. It takes more than a sign and a lockbox to sell a property in today's challenging real estate climate. From listing to closing, we communicate with our clients and together we work as a team to achieve the sale. Our buyers start off as customers and end up as friends, as proven by our track record of repeat customers and numerous referrals.

Hi, I'm Agnes

Agnieszka Kijonka

"I help new and experienced real estate buyers and vendors successfully complete the purchase and sale of their property in the Algarve. With me, you get access to expert resources from a real estate veteran who has worked in the Algarve for the last 20 years. My goal is 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.


Agnieszka has lived in 4 different countries worldwide before she moved to Portugal. She graduated from Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich, Bavaria and attended successfully a Real Estate School. Agnieszka offers friendly high-quality guidance to anyone interested in investing a second home, condo or commercial property in the area.
Her professional approach and multilingual skills have made her one of the Algarve’s most notable Realtors. She was recently chosen to join the International Alumni Association.

Need help? Contact me Languages spoken: English, German, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, French, Spanish


Hi, I'm Maria

Maria Brismontier

"I believe it is a privilege to meet interesting people and show unique properties within this enchanting location which I call home. I take the brand mission very seriously: the commitment to deliver vital information and service of excellence to our clients."

MARIA BRISMONTIER - Property Search Agent

Maria came to the Algarve from the Bretagne in France. Content with the quiet lifestyle of the Algarve, the people, the world championship golf courses, spectacular fishing and diving, Maria believes that the Algarve provides the perfect setting while balancing the demands of business.

Need help? Contact me Languages spoken: French, German, Portuguese


Hi, I'm Nicolas

Nicolas Volbart

"I am here to share with you my love for the Algarve, and make you want to live here just like me."

NICOLAS VOLBART - Property Search Agent

After a career in commerce and real estate in France, Nicolas wants to share his passion for the Algarve, this exceptional region, and to help his clients to find their little piece of paradise. In the Algarve, there is no small or big budget to live, everything is possible. Nicolas knows how important it is to have all necessary knowledge when buying a property abroad.

Need help? Contact me Languages spoken: French, Italian, English, Portuguese


Hi, I'm Caroline

Caroline Butler

"My goal is to share my love of Portugal and connect buyers and sellers in this vibrant business and realty marketplace."

CAROLINE BUTLER - Property Search Agent

Caroline is genuine and brings a fresh approach to real estate. Whether luxury residential or commercial investments, she offers convincing negotiation skills and local knowledge. Caroline is an energetic, results-oriented professional with a passion for helping her clients find a (second) home that is the perfect fit for them. Dedication to her clients, enthusiasm in the search, knowledge of both the real estate market and of the Central Algarve community are just a few of her hallmarks.
Her interest has been fuelled by an education in Business & Finance. She spent several years working in Finance Management in London before she decided to move definitely to the Algarve and join our Team.

Need help? Contact me Languages spoken: English


Hi, I'm Celeste 

Maia Carvalho

"I pride myself in my ability to listen to my clients; it is a trait I have developed over the last 30+ years as a Personal Assistant in Legal Practise."

CELESTE VIEGAS - Office Manager

Celeste offers a higher level of client service, integrity and professionalism as an Office Manager and Assistant to our Team. Known for her tenacious personality, Celeste always tries to do what is best for her clients. With a strong work ethic and integrity, Celeste is a very responsive person who goes above and beyond for her clients.

She has an eye for your individual needs. Her professional experience is a great asset for our company and we are proud to have her on board. A native Algarvia, Celeste has lived in this community all of her life and is extremely knowledgeable about the surrounding area. 

Need help? Contact me Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, French


Our Offices


A1 Algarve office

A1-ALGARVE LUXURY REAL ESTATE is based on 16 years market experience in the Algarve and a 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 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.

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