Buying a House

It’s a sensible question – while in theory, lenders have to take steps to ensure you can afford to keep up the monthly repayments (as much for their own sake as yours), buyers can still end up saddled with a …

Buying a House

While Portugal’s national housing market has seen only tentative improvement in recent years, prime Algarve property has shown a marked upturn. In Quinta do Lago, for example, the very best properties have exceeded their pre-crisis peak. The rise comes as …

Buying a House

A home on the water is often considered to be the ultimate property purchase. Whether it is a lifestyle choice, holiday home or retirement dream, waterfront property has an eternal appeal. The Victorians introduced sea bathing, widely encouraged for its …

Buying a House

Buying off-plan is something many people shy away from because they feel it’s a complicated process that is best left for people with a lot of property experience. The truth is it’s really simple and can be a very intelligent …