Property for rent in Portugal
The initiative of António Costa's socialist government to protect the rental market from the impacts of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is a two-faced coin. It determines, on the one hand, that landlords can benefit from interest-free loans to compensate for the lack of rent payments.
The Portuguese parliament has adopted several temporary exceptional measures in the housing field due to the coronavirus outbreak, including the suspension of evictions, the termination of house rental contracts and the foreclosure of mortgages.
The Government in Portugal has decided to suspend lease agreement deadlines and renewal periods to protect tenants in what is an exceptional period of restrictions on the movement of people, given the coronavirus outbreak in Portugal.
If you rent out a property in Portugal then be aware that there are some changes in the amount of income tax (IRS) that you will have to pay on your rental income when it is declared.
Renting out your holiday home the rest of the year while you are not using it can be an additional source of income. The Portuguese real estate sector is currently very dynamic, and demand is on the rise, often exceeding supply so that higher rents can be charged.
Searching for a property to rent can be a complicated mission, either because of a lack of availability or due to high prices. Can pets be another obstacle in this process?
Small repairs inside the home or fixing something installed in the rental apartment often raises the question of who is responsible for paying these expenses: the owner or the tenant? Here we explain everything.
A tenancy deposit to rent a house is often a cause of friction between landlords and tenants. Deposits on rental are regulated legally by the Portuguese Civil Code, but it is not always easy for both parties to understand their rights and responsibilities when it comes to deposits.
Renting a house in Portugal was 9.3% more expensive in 2018 than previous years, with the average cost per square metre for the whole country reaching 4.80 euro, which is 0.45 euro per square foot.
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.
Do you live in a rented house? Then you should consider taking out a home contents insurance policy.
Renting an apartment in Lisbon is more expensive than it was a year ago, but the rise in prices is slowing down. In the second quarter of the year, rental prices in the Portuguese capital rose by 1.8% over the previous quarter and by 17% in counterpart terms.