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Expert articles on buying/renting houses Portugal, by the leading real estate portal

House of the week - 5th April 2019

Luxury detached house in Lisbon
If you’re looking to buy a luxury second home in Portugal or move to the up-and-coming urban centre of Lisbon, here’s your chance with this fully refurbished luxury villa in the Alvalade area of the Portuguese capital city.

The 7 things that buyers look for in a house in Portugal

If you are looking for a property in Portugal, sometimes it is not easy to find the right dream house or the perfect holiday home. There are many factors to consider when choosing a home, from the number of rooms to the balcony to the garage parking space – every detail counts.

House of the week - 29th March 2019

Luxury seafront villa with infinity pool
There are very few villas in the Algarve that are as close to the beach and have views as good as this one. This modern luxury villa for sale in Almancil, Portugal is designed to showcase the very best of beachfront properties, with breath-taking sea views from every room.

Alegria Plaza, the new city apartments in downtown Porto

Alegria Plaza in Porto / LUXIMO'S Christie's International Real Estate
Porto is definitely in fashion and the "Baixa" district is still the most sought-after place to invest. The new development of Alegria Plaza, in the heart of Baixa de Oporto, is an extraordinary real estate opportunity for those who want to enjoy the unique vibes the area offers.

Everything you need to know about the AIMI tax in Portugal

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The Addition to the Municipal Property Tax (Adicional ao Imposto Municipal de Imóveis or AIMI) is, as the name implies, a tax levied on real estate assets. It was created relatively recently, in 2017, and many property owners in Portugal don’t know they have to pay the AIMI.

House of the week - 22nd March 2019

Luxury home for sale near Quinta do Lago, Portugal
This stunning villa is located just on the outskirts of Quinta do Lago and Almancil, Portugal. All the local services you could wish for are just a short drive away, including supermarkets, cafés and dozens of restaurants.

Easter in Portugal

How is Easter celebrated in Portugal?
Easter in Portugal is a much different affair than elsewhere, much more than bunnies and chocolate eggs.
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