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Owning a property in the Algarve is a substantial financial commitment, and with significantly increasing demand for holiday rentals, market competitiveness has never been greater.

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We all know why we love Portugal, whether it’s because of the beautiful golden sandy beaches, the attractive architecture, or the fact that there’s always something to do – from golf to tennis,...

Reading a map to get from one place to another is not a difficult task, but getting exact directions from Google can be a better option, with exact mileages and estimated travel times too. With...

Make the most of your basement

Basements often get overlooked, or utilised for storage of generally unwanted items.

But give it a second thought, and that wasted space can add some serious value to your home, expanding...

Kitchen layout planning advice

During the early stages of planning a new kitchen there are a wealth of information and options available, which can be overwhelming, so consider the following before you engage with a contractor...

Planning, the key to success

The level of success in everything we do can often be measured by the extent of our planning.

For example, when buying a car we begin the planning by first thinking about what we want. In...

Huge fines loom over energy efficiency certificates

From December 1 anyone selling or renting a property must have an energy efficiency certificate. If they don't, they risk startling new fines, ranging from €250 to a whopping €45,000.

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Meaningful home improvements for sellers

Today’s real estate market continues to be a buyer’s market, making it difficult to get top dollar for your property. However, try some of the following affordable DIY home improvements to...

Renovations, experience is paramount

Following on from my article last month where we looked at the renovation potential of a property, it’s all well and good generating ideas and concepts to improve a property, but everyone has a...

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December 14, 2017 Director: Rian...