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Mansion Global | 9 December 2022
Portugal has been growing in popularity among second-home buyers in recent years, particularly among North Americans. “It wasn’t very often we saw Canadians buying property in Portugal, but I would say that six months ago they started to show up,” said Ricardo Costa, CEO of Luximos Christie’s International Real Estate in Portugal. “The currency has a lot to do with it.”
Mansion Global | 19 September 2022
For retirees, the greater Algarve region is a relaxing haven, packed with golf courses, great coastline plus a food-and-wine scene. Portugal’s holiday hot spot of the Algarve has long been popular for relocating retirees from the U.K., Ireland, and, increasingly, the U.S. Mansion Global feature with participation from LUXIMOS Christie's International Real Estate.
Financial Times | 29 July 2022
Anyone familiar with the work of Portuguese movie director Manoel de Oliveira will probably recognise this opulent blue-tiled palace from his 2005 film, Magic Mirror. The 15-bedroom property was built at the end of the 19th century in the north of Portugal and has been carefully maintained by several generations of the same family (when the film was released, many cinemagoers questioned if the house was real or an elaborate set).
Luxury Defined | 17 June 2021
Ahead of Christie’s upcoming auction of sporting memorabilia from the Roger Federer Collection, Luxury Defined spotlights eight properties for tennis fans. This luxurious seaside villa on the Algarve was designed for the tennis enthusiast. The centerpiece of the lush grounds is an alluring blue tennis court with a covered spectator-viewing area surrounded by palm trees. After a match, residents can relax in a beautiful resort-style swimming pool and terrace shaded by exotic plants and trees.
The Times | 20 may 2021
Recharge your batteries at this secluded villa in the Norte region of the Douro Valley, a Unesco world heritage site. While the region is best known as the birthplace of port, it has a growing reputation for top-notch red and white wine. (...) The 3.75 acres of outside space includes organic vegetables gardens, terraces and an infinity pool overlooking the Douro River, as well as a barbecue and alfresco dining space.
The Times | 2 may 2021
Pick a continent, pour yourself a cocktail, tehn sit back and dream of your very own parcel of land on the coast. In Portugal, €3,25 million. Another timeless favourite for Brits, and now beloved by surfers. This secen-bedroom, 5100 sq ft villa at the top of a cliff in Aljezur on the Algarve, has its own pool, terrace and Atlantic views. There´s also a gym, spa bath and saune.
Luxury Defined | 26 março 2021
It’s time for Oscar’s closeup. The nominations are in and the countdown is on for Tinseltown’s biggest night: the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25. The five homes in this Luxury Defined collection are stars in their own right: Elegant and luxurious, their provenance is a lasting, sometimes profound connection to the movies and the people who make them.
Schengen Visa Info
Portugal’s government has decided to extend the deadline to exclude investments in Porto and Lisbon from the country’s Golden Visa Scheme from July 2021 to January 2022. According to some agents, six more months available for all applicants to invest, are expected to boost inquiries for homes interested in permanent residency in European countries.
ECO News
Starting in January 2022, getting a golden visa in Portugal has new rules. From January 1, 2022, applying for a golden visa in Portugal will have different rules. The most important has to do with buying a house, which will only be possible in the country’s interior regions and on the islands.