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Golden Visas on the rise

Nov 5th, 2015

The number of golden visas awarded in October more than tripled (221%) compared to September. In all, a total of 119 visas were granted – an average of 30 per week – and an investment of 41.6 million euros. According to Lusa news agency, based on data from the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF), in […]

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Aug 20th, 2015

QP Annual Event»

Quinta Properties was proud to host their Annual Event, which was held in the Gusto Restaurant at the Conrad Algarve. This years event included guest speakers from Savills in London, Lucian Cook and Paul Tostevin who gave an overview on the UK property market as well as the International market. During the evening there was […]

Jul 28th, 2015

Algarve golf on the increase»

The Algarve Tourism Association has released figures which show a significant increase of rounds being played on the Algarve golf courses in relation to the same period last year. A total of 128,163 rounds played in March and a 123,932 in April which is an increase of circa 12% on the previous year. The golf […]

Mar 6th, 2012

Market Report February 2012»

If you are looking for the bright side of things, look no further. We have had crystal clear beautiful uninterrupted sunshine since November! Actual statistics show 1 day of rain since the beginning December. We all remember it, it was on a Sunday.

Feb 27th, 2012

38th Tour of the Algarve»

The 38th road biking tour of the Algarve finished this Sunday on the Portimão riverfront. Five stages in Castro Marim, Tavira, Faro and Vilamoura to Portimão with a total of 744 kilometers challenged the worlds best cyclist since last Wednesday. The British Sky Sports team dominated the event from start to finish. Source: Algarve Resident […]

Jul 31st, 2015

Algarve named ‘Best place in the world to Retire’»

Among the world top 21 best places in the world, the Algarve has been chosen as the best place to retire by the Live and Invest Overseas for the second year running. The main reasons being climate, lifestyle, affordibility, safety and taxes, as well as our lovely sandy beaches being rated the best. For further […]

Jul 3rd, 2015

Chinese consider Portugal the best country in Europe for investment»

As reported in the Algarve Resident recently, the Chinese consider Portugal to be the best country in Europe to invest. This is not only due to the lower cost of living, the healthy lifestyle and healthcare but it also shares the same kind of culture. Such examples of investors is Fosun who recently invested in […]