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Mortgages with Santander Totta

By • Apr 19th, 2011 • Category: Banks, Property News & Info

Santander Totta London Branch – Talk to the bank with local knowledge

Banco Santander Totta SA is a Portuguese commercial bank, which can trace its origins back to 1843. It is a member of Grupo Santander, one of the largest financial groups in the world, and has a wide network of branches and representative offices in Portugal and throughout the world, including London.

The London branch, established in 1973, is authorised by the Bank of Portugal and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for the conduct of UK business. The Financial Services Authority does not regulate loans secured on overseas properties. In the case of Portugal these are regulated by Banco de Portugal.

Loans are available in EUR and GBP. Interest will be charged at a margin over the Bank’s mortgage loan rate applicable to the currency borrowed.

The bank currently has two main mortgage products available:

Capital Repayment

Allows peace of mind that your loan will be fully repaid at the end of your chosen term, equal repayments throughout life of the loan (subject to Base Rate changes), maximum Term 25 years, loan to be repaid by the age of 75, and ability to make overpayments.


Ideal if you have other financial commitments and want to keep monthly costs at a minimum, 70% of your loan reduces on a monthly basis, 30% of your loan will be repaid at the end of your chosen repayment term, no capital repayments required on 30% of your loan, you can use other investments to repay 30% of your property at maturity of the loan, maximum term 15 years, loan to be repaid by age 65, ability to make over payments.

All loans if repaid in full or part within the first two years are subject to an early payment fee of three months interest, after two years the loan may be repaid at any time without incurring a penalty.

Once an application has been approved by the Bank and the terms and conditions have been offered and accepted, all legal documents will be prepared by the Bank’s lawyers. Receipt of application to formal offer normally takes within four weeks.

For further information please contact:

 Tel: +44 (0)20 7621 2660


New Private Hospital in Faro

By • Nov 23rd, 2009 • Category: Medical Services, Quinta News

Source: AFPOP

The Hospital Particular do Algarve in Alvor has completed the construction of their second facility in Faro and would like to invite all afpop members to visit the NEW hospital in Faro, which is being inaugurated on the 27 November 2009.

The Hospital is holding an “Open Day” event, where between 9am and 12am there will be hourly guided visits of all the installations, including the Operating Theatres. A welcome drink will be available.

So if you would like to take the opportunity to see the new private hospital and the facilities there simply take the road to the airport, follow the directions to the University of Faro and Gambelas and the hospital is situated one block before the University. There will be signs along the road to direct you. (For those with GPS the co-ordinates are: 37º 02’.43”N – 7º 58’.08”W)

24 Hour Emergency Number: 707 28 28 28

Link to the Hospital Particular do Algarve Website

Services in the Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo area – Quinta Properties, Algarve

By • Nov 9th, 2009 • Category: Services

Concierge Services in Quinta do Lago – Blue Heaven Portugal

By • Nov 9th, 2009 • Category: Services

An Algarve-based service makes life a lot easier for those who are looking for top-quality services but do not have the time or resources to do the offers a Concierge Service, which is open to residents and visitors, companies and corporate clients alike.

Perhaps you fancy a genuine luxury limousine to collect your family or guests from the airport, chartered motor cruiser or simply a private jet charter – they are just a phone call away.

From an intimate dinner at a private villa to a party for 500 people, everything can be organised from catering and live entertainment to those special touches that make an event unforgettable.

Catarina Martins - Director of“For visitors, I am the short-cut to finding the very best of the Algarve, for residents, I am part of the regular support team, with my number in their mobile phone for the times when they need something in a hurry or have to find the impossible!”
Catarina Martins, Director of

Tel: +351 913 903 903

Tennis in Quinta do Lago

By • Feb 23rd, 2009 • Category: Tennis

SPA’s Hair and Beauty Salons in and around Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, Algarve

By • Feb 23rd, 2009 • Category: SPA's Hair and Beauty Salons
  • Ana Bragancês Spa – Loulé – Tel.: 289 422346
  • Genesis Hair & Beauty Salon -Almancil – Tel.: 289 398178
  • Hotel Quinta do Lago Spa – Tel.: 289 350350
  • Richards – Tel.: 289 398258
  • Philippe Stabile Hair Salon Almancil – Tel.: 289 356370
  • Quinta da Calma, Yoga – São Lourenço Yoga, Tai Chi and vegetarian restaurant – Tel.: 289 393741
  • Vale do Lobo Royal Spa – Tel.: 289 353331
  • Vila Vita Parque Spa – Armação de Pera – Tel.: 282 310100
  • Hilton Vilamoura – Tel.: 289 320950

Property Management Companies in the Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo area

By • Feb 23rd, 2009 • Category: Property Management Companies (local)
  • Colin Skinner CSS Service – Tel.: 289 399543
  • Greg Martin – Tel.: 289 398593
  • JES Property Management – Tel.: 289 394711
  • Renato Monteiro – Tel.: 919 935621
  • Victor Sabino – Tel.: 289 392256
  • Wendy Davies – Tel.: 289 392760

Recommended Project Managers in the Quinta do do Lago and Vale do Lobo area

By • Feb 23rd, 2009 • Category: Project Management (local)

Personal Trainers in Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo and Almancil

By • Feb 23rd, 2009 • Category: Personal Trainer

Night Life in the Quinta do Lago – Vale do Lobo Area

By • Feb 20th, 2009 • Category: Night Life
  • Irish Pub ‘De Barra’, Quinta Shopping – Tel.: 289 358205
  • Master Pub – 11.00-02.00h, Quinta Shopping – Tel.: 918 718866
  • T-Club – Piano Bar, Disco Quinta do Lago – Tel.: 289 398704
  • The Melting Pot Pub, Quinta Shopping 289 392424
  • Trigonometria – Buganvilia Plaza – Tel.: 289 396751