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Portuguese economy recovers



The Portuguese economy continues to improve according to the Bank of Portugal. Housing prices are rising rather strongly, amidst a recovering economy. Property prices in Portugal rose by 3.66% (2.78% in real terms) in January 2016 from a year earlier based on figures released by Statistics Portugal. After years of depression, house prices in Portugal started to recover in 2014.

Cityhall & Divine Home develop WELCOME KIT for new residents in São Brás de Alportel



The cityhall of São Brás de Alportel has developed a WELCOME KIT for new residents in São Brás de Alportel. Divine Home has developed this Welcome Kit together with Cityhall. We are looking forward to give all new property owners in São Brás de Alportel this warm welcome together with the council President. Do you want to see which properties we have for sell in this wonderfull council?

Bed & Breakfast (B&B) in Portugal



Is your dream to buy a house in Portugal and to turn this into your own bed & breakfast (B&B) in the Portuguese sun? While you provide your guests a pleasant stay, you yourself can enjoy too from all the good that life in the sunny area of Portugal has to offer. But don't let your dream be upset by a lack of knowledge of the Portuguese legislation where you as the owner of a B&B or as a landlord of rooms have to deal with. Since the end of 2014 new legislation is in place.

What does daily life in Portugal?



If you buy a house in Portugal, whether to live there permanently or to make good holiday celebration, you will also get to do with the cost of daily life in the southern European country. How cheap or expensive is it to live in Portugal?

Property tax in Portugal



When buying a house in Portugal, you have to pay an annual tax on your property. The Portuguese property tax – which is called in Portugal: Imposto Municipal sobre Imóveis (IMI) - is a municipal tax. In most cases, the first part is being charged in March and you can pay up to april.

Five facts about living in the Algarve



The Algarve is a popular region for buying a (second) home and spending a holiday. In early spring, when the high season of tourism have not yet started, already the temperature rises in the South of Portugal to very pleasant values, it is actually in this time of the year when the Algarves nature is at its most beautiful. Five reasons why you should buy a property in the Algarve.

Buying property in Portugal



Buying property in Portugal; a smart and safe investment. When looking at your savings account, you know it: the interest on your savings is no longer profitable. If you want to get the real Return On Investment (ROI), investing in a property in Portugal is a good and effective alternative, especially now!

What is Golden Visa?



New legal provisions provide the possibility for those who pursue investment activities in Portugal to apply for a Residence Permit, for example those who transfer capital, create jobs or acquire Real Estate.