BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE SEARCH FOR A PROPERTY, THINK WHETHER IT IS WORTH ASKING YOURSELF A FEW QUESTIONS THAT CAN SAVE YOU TIME AND MONEY IN THE LONG RUN:
-Do you prefer country or City?
-House, apartment or land to build?
-Want to be near the sea or further inland.
-Prefer isolated or with neighbor around?
-Kind of neighborhood/Social Condition/kind of people are they?
-5 min from the Centre or the 30 minutes from the city centre?
-You want to outer size in your property?
-Close to shops, restaurants, bars, etc?
-Close to public transport stations?
How far the Outcasts?
How far from the airport?
How far from Golf courses, swimming pools, tennis, etc.
How are health services and Social Services of the locality?
-Available in the area, the level of culture and entertainment?
Use qualified professionals in order to protect their interests and make the purchase of your home is clear. Real estate agents are a good source of information, deal only with licensed agents to do so with no IMPIC. Make sure you have a good lawyer who falçe to your native language as well as the Portuguese language due to rules and regulations existing in this business.
Be well informed about all the legal arrangements and ciustos involved. Your lawyer or the Solicitor, to advise him. Before you decide which property that will buy it is important to know the legal process and associated costs.
Be well prepared financial level, fees can be high when buying. Open an account in a local bank in order to have their accounts in direct debit. Be careful with payments of accounts in foreign banks.
SUBMIT A PROPOSAL
Please do so in writing and include not only the value of the proposal but also the value of the deposit that will be willing to give, when is willing to pay that amount, when you're willing to complete the same. Define what is including in the business. (for example the furniture ... etc).