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Moving To Portugal – What You Need To Know

Moving to Portugal

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Portugal’s ‘D’ Visas.

A Quick Guide To Portugal’s ‘D’ Visas

Portugal has become an increasingly popular destination for expats over the past few years, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s a beautiful country with property tending to be available at a price cheaper than the average of the UK or US equivalents. The cost of living is also cheaper than the majority of…

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Portugal’s Passive Income Visa

Use Portugal’s D7 Passive Income Visa To Retire To The Sun

For those wanting to retire to the sun Portugal offers a great quality of life, a low cost of living as well as the attractive Non-Habitual Residence Scheme to reduce the taxes due on your overseas pension or other income. Portugal’s Passive Income Visa gives non-EU citizens an option to gain residence in Portugal. Non-EU/EEA/Swiss…

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finding a job and working in Portugal

A Guide For Expats To Finding A Job And Working In Portugal

Portugal offers a wonderful climate, welcoming culture and lifestyle and can be a great place to work for a time.  There are a range of options depending on where you are in your career and what you are looking for.  In this article we look at the issues around finding a job and working in…

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Strategic Financial Planning For Living In Portugal

Check your financial planning is on track to meet your needs and protect your family’s long-term financial security in Portugal this year. A key reason to review your wealth management is to check it’s all up to date. You need to establish whether any changes in tax rules, financial regulations, or your own personal circumstances…

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young Brits looking for overseas property

Cost Of Living Crisis Prompts Increase In Young Brits Looking For Property Abroad 

New data has shown a 31% increase in young British people (aged 18-24) looking for overseas property in Europe in the last three months of 2022 vs the same period in 2021, as the cost of living crisis in the UK, combined with growing unaffordability of UK housing appears to be prompting more young people…

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Opening A Bank Account In Portugal

Opening A Bank Account In Portugal

  Expats living, working or retiring in Portugal may benefit from opening a bank account in Portugal to receive salaries, pensions etc and to pay regular bills and access cash machines. There are options to open a Portuguese bank, an account with an international bank with branches in Portugal or a mobile/digital bank account.    …

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transition from tourist to expat

How To Make A Smooth Transition From Tourist To Expat

  Are you considering making the move to expat life? Making the transition from tourist to expat can be a daunting task, but with these tips, you can make it a smooth process. From researching your new city to setting up your home, we will walk you through everything you need to do to feel…

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how to prepare their current properties for a quick sale

Moving Abroad? How To Prepare Your Home For A Quick Sale

  As a prospective expat looking to sell up and move abroad you should think about how to prepare your home for a quick sale. Property experts from Your Overseas Home have revealed seven top tips to help sellers get their homes ready for market, so they’re snapped up fast.        House prices…

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Moving Your Household Goods To Portugal From Outside The EU

  There are many factors to take into account when moving your household goods to Portugal.  You need to decide what you should take with you and then decide the best way of getting it there.  For large consignments an international removals company, for a few boxes you may be able to take them yourselves…

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how to make friends in a new country

How To Make Friends In A New Country

  Travelers and expats spending time in a new country have been advised on the most effective ways to meet people and nurture new friendships abroad. The team behind online remittance service Remitly, have revealed their top tips for how to make friends in a new country.        Moving abroad can be a…

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