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.
If you’re one of the thousands of students participating in the Erasmus programme in Portugal in 2018, now is the time to start looking for a home in the country where you have decided to live this new adventure.
Thirty years old, married or in a common-law union, with university-level education. This is the profile of those heading the search for houses in Portugal, according to the latest study from Century 21, "I Observatório da Habitação em Portugal”.
Your Erasmus exchange is fast approaching, you still have no idea where you’re going to live and you’re getting worried. Well, thankfully, we’re here to help you and after you read this article you’ll be ready to go out and find somewhere to live for your Erasmus year in Portugal.
When planning to rent out a property, the first thing to be done is to improve it with some changes to make it more attractive when put on the market. The more extensive the improvements, the easier it will be to rent at a good price.
Doubting about whether to buy or rent is very common. On one hand, buying a home in Portugal requires a great economic effort, but on the other hand, spending your entire life paying the rent on a house that will never be yours may not be the best option. So how do you decide?