Articles in the ‘Company News’ Category

New! The Quinta do Lago Property Guide 2009 just went to print

By • Jan 23rd, 2009 • Category: Company News

Passion for Property, our annual Buyers’ Guide to property in and around Quinta do Lago has just gone to print.

Savills & Quinta Properties proudly celebrate the 12th anniversary of their partnership.

By • Jan 10th, 2009 • Category: Company News

Savills is a leading global real estate service provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. The company, established in 1855, has over 200 offi ces and associates throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. The Savills name has become synonymous with luxury residential property worldwide and the international residential team is dedicated to providing a superior service with extensive experience in selling all types of international property.

Casa Pronta – Portuguese Land Registry

By • Jan 5th, 2009 • Category: Company News

From 2009 it’s possible to register (or to put a charge over) a property without having to go to the different departments (Finanças, notary, land registry), regardless of the location of the property.

IMI – reduction of 0,1 percent of the top end tax

By • Dec 10th, 2008 • Category: Company News, Property News & Info

According to the Law Nº 64/2008 (12-5-2008) the IMI of the top end has been reduced by 0,1%.

Portuguese Tax System in English

By • Nov 11th, 2008 • Category: Company News

The Portuguese Agency, AICEP have published a document on the Portuguese Tax System in English. Download it here (PDF)


By • Oct 1st, 2008 • Category: Company News

After many years of working at Quinta Properties Hannelore Singh has now retired. We thank her very much for all of her hard work and dedication and wish her all the best for the future. We will all miss her.

Eco Buildings – Energy rating certificate

By • Sep 1st, 2008 • Category: Company News, Property News & Info

Buildings are being classified in accordance with their eco quality. This has already been initiated and is being carried out in various stages. It is foreseen that as from 1 January 2009 all buildings will need to have the energy certificate which will be required when selling your property.

Reduction in VAT (as from 1st July 2008)

By • Jul 1st, 2008 • Category: Company News, Property News & Info

VAT tax in Portugal was reduced by 1% from 21% to 20%.

Estate agents commission deductible

By • Jul 1st, 2008 • Category: Company News, Property News & Info

The Tax department have confirmed that commission paid to an estate agent on the sale of the property is considered a deductible expense against capital gains tax (Mais Valia).

We need Sea View properties!

By • Jun 1st, 2008 • Category: Company News

Despite much doom and gloom in the papers, its business as usual at Quinta Properties. Lower and middle markets are down a bit and there are perhaps fewer clients walking into our offices, but the buyers still come and they still want only the best property.