Articles in the ‘Property News & Info’ Category

Portugal has Best Tourism Results Ever

By • Feb 26th, 2014 • Category: Property News & Info

Tourism trade in Portugal is on the rise as reported last week by the Minister of tourism, Pires de Lima, stating that Portugal is “an excellent tourist destination.” Figures provided by the National Statistics Institute (INE) show that in 2013 hotel occupancy increased 4.2% more than the previous year a total of 14.4 million guests, […]


Portugal’s Golden Visa

By • Dec 24th, 2013 • Category: Property News & Info

In the past two years, several southern European nations including Cyprus, Greece and Portugal have introduced programmes that aim to attract investment in the property and construction sectors. Chinese and Russian investors make up the majority of those who have obtained residence permits this way. Portugal’s “Golden Residence” programme, set up in October 2012, has […]


New Laws requiring Property Vendors to obtain Energy Certificates

By • Oct 14th, 2013 • Category: Property News & Info, Quinta Lifestyle

This summer a new law has been passed in Portugal which will affect all Property vendors as well as the real estate agents. The new law states that property vendors must provide the selling agents with an energy certificate and all particulars published by the agent in print or online must feature the energy grade. […]


Obtaining Resident Permit by Investing in Portugal

By • Feb 6th, 2013 • Category: Property News & Info

Last week, the Portuguese government launched a campaign in an attempt to attract foreign citizens to invest in Portugal. This should prove to be very attractive to non EU members seeking to obtain a residence permit. The so called “investment resident permit” (IRP) is also referred to as “The Golden Visa”.  This status can be […]


Portugal Opening its Doors to Investors from around the Globe and offering Golden Visas

By • Jan 18th, 2013 • Category: Property News & Info

Good News from the Portuguese Fiscal Department at last!


Portugal: One of the Best Countries in the World to live in for Britons Looking to Retire

By • Nov 30th, 2012 • Category: Tax Issues

  According to a survey made by Castle Cover, who surveyed 23 countries based on criteria such as hours of sunshine, rainfall, temperature, property price, murder rate, healthcare, distance from home and the grocery index. Castle Cover found Portugal to be in second place after Malta, which had more sunshine hours and which also has […]


Financial Times praises Portugal – ‘the country’s recovery is underway’

By • Apr 23rd, 2012 • Category: Property News & Info

The Financial Times (FT) writes that Portugal is making the right choices in solving its structural problems.


Why Portugal should be your top tax choice

By • Feb 16th, 2012 • Category: Property News & Info, Tax Issues

With no inheritance or gift tax burden and no wealth tax and reduced or deferred taxation on dividends and other capital income Portugal becomes very interesting for high net worth individuals .


Tax News Flash

By • Dec 9th, 2011 • Category: Property News & Info

Good news for owners of company owned properties domiciled in Andorra, Bermuda, Gibraltar, Cayman Islands and Jersey. Click here for further information: PWC.com   Share on Facebook


Financial Times’ Hot Property

By • Oct 24th, 2011 • Category: Property News & Info

A Beira Lago luxury villa for sale by Quinta Properties has been named one of the best residences in the world with a home gym by the Financial Times.