There’s always loads of legal stuff involved in buying any property, but as a foreigner in Portugal you’ll have extra paperwork to do. The purchasing process in Portugal is fairly straightforward, so here’s a complete list:
Buying a house can be a long and complex process, with a lot of official hoops to remember to jump through. In order not to forget a thing, you can use this comprehensive checklist to tick these vital steps off as you go.
The cost of buying a house is more than just your monthly mortgage payments. Before that, experts recommend that you save at least 13% of the value of the property to help with the following costs:
Expenses with or without a mortage, in new and used properties
So you’ve decided to buy a house in Portugal. Now what? What with everything being in Portuguese and the property market being so different, it can be quite daunting for first-time ex-pat buyers. Fear not! Here’s our handy guide to all the different ways of finding your dream home: