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Portugal popularity hits nine-month high

Portugal popularity hits nine-month high

The popularity of Portuguese property has reached a nine-month high, reveals new research from TheMoveChannel.com.

Golden sunshine and golden visas draw wealthy foreigners from far and wide to Portuguese property market

Golden sunshine and golden visas draw wealthy foreigners from far and wide to Portuguese property market

With its economy rebounding and property prices on the up, Portugal is setting about building a future that guards against the economic vulnerabilities of the past.

Buyers shun city centres for country villas when it comes to lifestyle investment in Iberia

Buyers shun city centres for country villas when it comes to lifestyle investment in Iberia

Europe’s capitals make for exciting holidays and interesting property investments, but when it comes to yields it’s worth looking beyond the big smoke and considering the countryside.

It’s game, set and match to the Algarve as Portugal’s popularity booms

It’s game, set and match to the Algarve as Portugal’s popularity booms

The grass is being manicured, the outfits pressed and the racquets strung as the UK prepares to be gripped by Wimbledon fever once more.

Shun the single supplement - holiday homes for singletons

Shun the single supplement - holiday homes for singletons

In 2015 the Office for National Statistics released figures that showed that 51% of the population in England and Wales is single.

The sunshine safe haven - why UK buyers can’t get enough of Portuguese property

The sunshine safe haven - why UK buyers can’t get enough of Portuguese property

The tragic events in the resorts of Tunisia and Egypt over the past year have rocked the foundations of holidaymakers around the world, so much so that UK travellers now consider safety and security to be the most important factor when it comes to booking their holiday destination.

Bagging bargains in Iberia - Holiday homes for under £100k

Bagging bargains in Iberia - Holiday homes for under £100k

The days of holiday homes being the sole domain of Hollywood A-listers and the well-to-do are long gone. With property prices in Spain and Portugal still offering incredible value compared to those in the UK, ownership overseas is more achievable than ever.

Portugal’s world-beating golf courses keep the country’s property market at the top of the table

Portugal’s world-beating golf courses keep the country’s property market at the top of the table

Portugal’s Algarve is blessed not only with stunning beaches and almost year-round sunshine, but also with some of the world’s leading golf courses. In fact, the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony in late 2015 crowned Portugal the World’s Best Golf Destination for the second year running.

Buying property in Portugal shouldn’t be taxing

Buying property in Portugal shouldn’t be taxing

Buying a property overseas is an exciting venture, but also one that requires careful financial consideration.

Star gazing yoga windmill proves there’s more to the Algarve than beaches and golf!

Star gazing yoga windmill proves there’s more to the Algarve than beaches and golf!

The Algarve enjoys a well deserved reputation as a paradise for beach bunnies and wannabe pro golfers, but there is more to Portugal’s south coast than meets the eye.

Best exchange rate for 8 years prompts Brits to snap up bargain second homes across Europe

Best exchange rate for 8 years prompts Brits to snap up bargain second homes across Europe

With the euro at an eight-year low against the pound, can we expect Brits to rush out and grab that bargain second home in the sun that they have dreamed of for so long, or have we become more cautious of the market’s fluctuations since the crash of 2008?

Portugal’s secret coastline - how to find the Algarve’s hidden gems

Portugal’s secret coastline - how to find the Algarve’s hidden gems

Portugal, like every popular coastal tourist destination, finds its beaches packed with visitors from May to September.

Portugal’s Algarve - The best place in the world to retire

Portugal’s Algarve - The best place in the world to retire

It’s official – Portugal is the best place in the world to spend your golden years. The 2014 Retire Overseas Index, from Live and Invest Overseas, listed the country’s southern Algarve region as the global destination of choice for retirees.

The Blandy family celebrates 200 years on Madeira

The Blandy family celebrates 200 years on Madeira

The Blandy family of Madeira is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the family firm this year.

Property buyers toast to Madeira

Property buyers toast to Madeira

Madeira, 1000 km over sea south-west from Portugal's capital Lisbon, is famous for its sweet wine which was a staple purchase for exploring ships on route to the New World hundreds of years ago.