With almost nine centuries of well-established geographical borders, Portugal is a parliamentary democracy enjoying political stability. It is among the safest countries in the world as recognized by the “Very High State of Peace” rank, the highest of the Global Peace Index. The Portuguese are friendly, welcoming and great hosts to all visitors regardless of their origin. And a large part of the population speaks foreign languages, especially English. With more than 250 days of sunshine per year, full landscape diversity within easy reach, gorgeous golf courses, beautiful beaches, wonderful wines and gastronomy, Portugal has been granted the World’s Top Golf Destination award and another 14 awards in more than 10 European categories of the World Travel Awards 2015, including Europe’s Best Beach Destination. And Trip Advisor has chosen Portugal as one of the Top Holiday Destinations in 2016.
But did you know that Portugal is also rich in benefits for those who decide to become residents or buy a holiday property?
New legal provisions allow foreign investors in real estate to apply for a residence permit. Tax rules are transparent and there is a regime for non-habitual residents with very favourable tax rates. You’ll be investing in a very competitive real estate sector, and now is the time to do it. The prices of residential real estate have not dropped more than 4% in the recession period. In December 2015, there was a 4,5% year-to-year increase in prices, which accounts for an acceleration regarding the recent past.
Come visit us and choose your new home among the many great resorts spread all over the country. They offer many different architectural styles in various beach or country side settings, along with a wide range of services for your maximum comfort and enjoyment. Many will offer you a guaranteed rental income plan on your property, so you can start collecting a return on your investment from year one.
Come visit us at stand #238 for more information and to start planning your new investment. You are only one step away from your new home. Welcome to Portugal, welcome home.