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How to buy your perfect Algarve property: Meravista explains how to find and buy your new home as well as how to complete the property buying process in Portugal. We provide practical information on how to prepare for your new life if you plan to move to Portugal. Find out all there is to know about the ‘Golden Visa’ and how you may benefit from it.

Moving abroad is a big step and your new home needs to be right for you and your family. There’s a wide range of property for sale across the Algarve, so here’s how to find the perfect location and the type of property that suits you, including a handy downloadable checklist.Full Story
Villa in Loule Algarve Portugal
If you’re planning to buy property and make the move to Portugal, there are things you can do to prepare for your move, even while you’re still viewing properties for sale. Learn how you can use the time between viewings to arrange banking, a postal address, car registration, residence visas and more for your future life in the sun. Full Story
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The legal aspects of buying property in Portugal doesn’t need to be complicated if you have the right information in advance. Find out more about the legal processes and documents, the costs involved and recommendations for legal support. Download our handy Buying Checklist to help you to get you through the process easily. Full Story
Buying your new property in Portugal
Find out more about the three stages of buying property in Portugal. With information about the Offer, the Promissory Contract and the Completion, this article describes the necessary steps to owning your own property, and gives guidance about the legal support you may need. Full Story
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In 2012 Portugal opened its Golden Residence Permit Programme, making it easier for Citizens of countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to become a resident in Portugal. Learn about this golden opportunity today.Full Story