5 Quick Fixes to Increasing the Value of your Home

Every vendor wishes to sell their home and maximise profits. While luxury homes have a tendency to shine on their own due to their features and finishes, that does not mean that a luxury home does not need to be prepared for luxury homebuyers. 


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WHAT'S DRIVING PROPERTY PRICES IN PORTUGAL?

Is it amazing the amazing climate? Is it the quality of life? Or is it the friendly and peaceful people? There are countless reasons influencing the decision to live in Algarve, Lisbon, or Oporto.


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SOME THOUGHTS ON BUYING A VACATION RENTAL PROPERTY

People typically buy a vacation property in the Algarve to use as a second home and also as an investment property that brings in rental income to offset some of the costs of ownership. The rental demand has never been stronger and with this increasing demand and lucrative income potential, more property owners are putting their properties on the rental market. Often renting for just 4 to 6 weeks can cover annual running costs. When buying a vacation rental property in the Algarve, it’s important to choose a vacation destination that fits to the rental client you wish to attract, so the property will be rented frequently


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SELLING YOUR ALGARVE PROPERTY AS A PET OWNER

Although homeowners use to love their furry family member, not everyone does find pets attractive (even the cutest ones!) and they can definitely be a turn-off during a viewing with a potential prospect.


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ABOUT NHR - EASY GUIDE

In September 2009 the Portuguese Government approved the Tax Code for the Investment (“Código Fiscal do Investimento”), which, approved as well a new regime under the Personal Income Tax for Non- Habitual Resident Individuals. 


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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR VIEWINGS

When you decided to sell your property in the Algarve, you should prepare your villa, quinta or apartment carefully to make it more attractive to possible buyers. Find out what's of essence.


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NHR IN EASY WORDS

You read and heard about the NHR regime, but it's so complex that the most important parts get lost between the lines? Time to get things straight.


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BUY IN A CONDO OR RATHER INLAND?

You have made the decision to purchase a second home in the Algarve, however, now you are struggling to choose between buying in a Golf Resort or a service-charge free villa up in the hills? There are advantages and downsides for both options. Read below what the biggest pros and cons are.


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HOW TO FIND AND CHOOSE AN ARCHITECT

Are you sitting on an empty plot of land or planning to restructure and renovate your property? Then it is essential that you choose the right architect for the job.


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