Portugal Property News

Portugal property for your Xmas list

property in Praia da luz

The beauty of buying property in Portugal is that it really is for Christmas. Try visiting in early December, when local markets from Porches to Carvoeiro take on a distinctly festive feel or on New Year's Eve (Vespera de Ano Novo), which is celebrated nationwide with fireworks and music.

Perfect Portugal property to retire to

From climate to low living costs, competitive health care and a mere two and a half hour flight from the UK, we’ve enthused before about the multitude of benefits you’ll reap by choosing to retire to Portugal and if further proof of its attractions were needed, this sun soaked country at Europe’s southwesternmost point has once again been voted the most popular retirement destination in the world.

Medal-worthy investment opportunities in Portugal’s sports resorts

With the nation basking in the afterglow of Olympic sporting success, we turn our attention to property investment opportunities afforded by world-class sports resorts across the Algarve.

Burgau - The Algarve’s hidden gem

Located in Western Algarve, this hidden gem with its golden beaches, cobbled pathways and tranquil village centre is a stunning place to live. Quaint whitewashed houses, fishermen mending torn nets and colourful boats bobbing about on the waves are trademark characteristics of this coastal town, popular for its unspoilt beauty.

Why Portugal is a great place to spend your golden years

Located along the Mediterranean, this beautiful country with its sandy beaches, world-class golf resorts, high-quality wines and sunny climate has so much to offer. 

Portugal property for 2016 in Carvoeiro

Popular with holidaymakers looking for a scenic vacation spot, golf enthusiasts eager to tee off on the nearby championship golf courses and British retirees looking for a second home close to family and friends, this tranquil sun-drenched seaside town with its cobbled streets and chic nightclubs is finding favour with foreign buyers seeking to purchase investment properties.

Why You Should Move Abroad, Whatever Age You Are

The desire to move abroad isn’t just the distant dream of pensioners anymore, as two-thirds of Brits under the age of 40 are considering taking the leap. 

Make Your First Month Living Abroad a Successful One

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision, your UK home is up for sale, and you’re definitely doing it.

How To Keep In Touch When You Move Abroad

If you’re browsing the Winkworth website in the hope of finding a property for sale in Portugal, or another foreign country, it’s likely that one of the big reasons you haven’t made the leap just yet is the fear of impending homesickness. 

(Part 2) Wanting to Retire Abroad? Things You Need to Consider

We recently wrote a post that looked at things you need to consider if you are thinking of retiring abroad. This included researching the countries, researching the different locations and taking time to learn the language.

(Part 1) Wanting to Retire Abroad? Things You Need to Consider

It’s estimated that between 4,000 to 8,000 British people choose to retire overseas every single year. In a recent study, HSBC found that one in ten people consider making the move abroad after they have retired.