Category: money

Property in Portugal – Could it be the Right Time to Buy?

During our time living here we have seen first-hand that property in Portugal can be a tricky subject. The apartment block where we live has, like many developments across the Algarve, suffered from the economic crisis. Of the apartments on our road, only two or three are occupied fulltime. Others are owned as holiday rentals,…

Ben’s Portugal Blog Update

It’s been quite a weekend for us here in Portugal. It started on Friday with a visit to our accountant. This is an annual meeting, which reveals the provisional figure for our tax bill. Suffice to say the news wasn’t good. We have a gargantuan bill to pay in the summer and sadly, due to…