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  • Tax FREE pensions in Portugal

    Published on 8th March 2018

    Thinking about moving to  Portugal  for a lifestyle change or to soak up some sunshine in your retirement years? Did you know you could also enjoy years of generous tax breaks just by moving here? Portugal’s ‘non-habitual resident’ (NHR) scheme offers new residents special tax benefits for their first ten years in the country. Besides offering a low income tax rate if you…

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  • The legend of almond blossom

    Published on 29th January 2018

    Many centuries ago in the opulent capital of the Al-Gharb, the city of Xelbe (the future Silves), there reigned a young prince and valiant warrior, Ibn-Almindin, who was a lover of the arts and beauty. The city was prosperous and well protected, a safe port for the commerce that sailed up the River Arade, coming from North Africa. Ibn-Almindin would often leave the city with his soldiers to ward off…

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  • Foreigners buy quarter of homes

    Published on 11th January 2018

    A quarter of all properties sold in Portugal last year were sold to foreign buyers, according to a report in Thursday’s edition of the Diário de Notícias. The newspaper writes that a growing number of foreigners, particularly French and Brazilian nationals, were responsible for many of the 150,000 property purchases registered in this country in 2017. Last year also saw a rise…

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  • Portugal house prices to rise 6% a year

    Published on 9th January 2018

    Property prices in Portugal are expected to grow at an average annual rate of 6% in the next five years. The trend is apparently ‘here to stay’ and is largely explained by “too much demand and not enough supply”. The forecast is made in the November edition of the Portuguese Housing Market Survey (PHMS), carried out every month by RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors)…

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  • Portugal now third safest country in world

    Published on 2nd June 2017

    In the week where Europe was rocked yet again by another terrorist atrocity in the heart of London – and the world generally was plunged into climate change gloom - the Global Peace Index has at least brought some national cause for joy and celebration: Portugal has climbed the rungs of the increasingly-threatened planet’s peace index, and is now proudly sitting in 3rd position. It’s…

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Mar

Tax FREE pensions in…

Thinking about moving to Portugal for a lifestyle change or to soak up some sunshine in your retirement years? Did you know…
29
Jan

The legend of almond…

Many centuries ago in the opulent capital of the Al-Gharb, the city of Xelbe (the future Silves), there reigned a young prince and…
11
Jan

Foreigners buy quarter…

A quarter of all properties sold in Portugal last year were sold to foreign buyers, according to a report in Thursday’s edition…

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08
Mar

Tax FREE pensions in…

Thinking about moving to Portugal for a lifestyle change or to soak up some sunshine…
29
Jan

The legend of almond…

Many centuries ago in the opulent capital of the Al-Gharb, the city of Xelbe (the future Silves),…
11
Jan

Foreigners buy quarter…

A quarter of all properties sold in Portugal last year were sold to foreign buyers, according…