If you’re a first time buyer of property for sale in Portugal, you’ll definitely need our info-blog about how to furnish your life abroad with all the essentials.
Whether you’re planning on a permanent residency or a holiday home in the Algarve, the task of setting yourself up in a different country can feel daunting. Fortunately, we’ve included information about removals, translator services and reputable expat forums. We’ve also given a link to the lowdown on Portugal’s non-habitual residency tax regime and we’ve even looked into John Lewis delivery in Portugal, so you don’t have to.
The Algarve is a renowned destination of choice for British buyers. Of course the great advantage of settling in an area where so many of your fellow “countrymen” have gone before you is that local businesses will be old hands at providing the services you need.
Meanwhile, Winkworth has been International for some 14 years. During this time we’ve expanded our network far and wide across the Algarve, from the seaside at Sagres to the hills outside Silves. We’ve also helped hundreds of British buyers relocate. Reassured? We hope so!
How then do you furnish your new life abroad with the necessities - from broadband to healthcare, transportation to tin opener? Well, if you’re relocating permanently you’ll have plenty to take with you. Fortunately for British buyers, the route to Portugal is a well serviced one, frequented by established removal companies such as Trans-Portugal and AIM - to name but two - that benefit from both UK and Portuguese warehouse locations. You might also be comforted to know that John Lewis guarantees delivery of those essential new pots, pans and coffee machines to homes throughout Portugal within a week.