Property Purchase in Portugal

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Claudia is extremely attentive and understood our needs, she explained the process at every step. Claudia is a true professional, trustworthy and approachable, we feel Claudia's costs are appropriate for the tasks she carried out on our behalf. We are glad to have met Claudia and if the need arises in the future we would be happy to employ Claudia again.
Stuart Branch
Stuart Branch
05 Oct 2023

Service Details

Property Purchase

This service is available across Portugal

Who Is This Service For?

  • This service is tailored for international investors, expats and individuals who have identified a property they wish to purchase in Portugal. 
  • English-speaking clients can often encounter difficulties due to language barriers, comprehension of local real estate laws, and managing the property acquisition process in a foreign land. 
  • This service is designed to mitigate these issues by providing proficient legal counsel and support in English, facilitating a seamless and straightforward property purchasing experience in Portugal.
Who Is This Service For?

Requirements

  • It is advisable to have a clear understanding of the immigration and financial prerequisites related to buying property in Portugal
  • There are no specific nationality or age constraints; however, non-residents might need to meet visa prerequisites and demonstrate financial capability to invest in Portuguese real estate. 
  • It is also pivotal for clients to understand the tax ramifications and utilise the benefits available through double-taxation avoidance agreements between Portugal and the client's country of residence.
Requirements

Procedure: Our Approach

  1. The property purchase procedure commences with an initial consultation to assess the client's needs and the legal status of the identified property. 
  2. Legal specialists will assist clients through the promissory contract of purchase and sale, due diligence, tax planning, and settlement of the relevant taxes and administrative charges.
  3. The concluding steps encompass the execution of the deed of purchase and sale and the property registration of the acquisition. Throughout this journey, attorneys ensure adherence to local legislations and resolve any legal concerns that may surface.
Procedure: Our Approach

Benefits - Why Choose Our Service

  • Clients who engage our proficient English-speaking lawyers will receive extensive and specialized assistance throughout the property acquisition process, ensuring legal conformity and addressing any unforeseen legal complications. 
  • This service offers a comprehensive solution, managing diverse facets of property transactions, from contractual arrangements to tax advisories, granting clients peace of mind. 
  • The legal expertise in local and international real estate laws assures a secure and lucrative investment, allowing clients a favourable stance in the Portuguese real estate market.
Benefits - Why Choose Our Service

Key Features of this Service

  • Initial Consultation and Needs Assessment: Introductory chat to ensure we understand your requirements and investment/residency objectives.
  • Verification of Property Legal Status: Examining the legal standing of the identified property and carrying out the necessary due diligence.
  • Contractual Agreements: Formulating and scrutinizing promise contracts of purchase and sale.
  • Tax Planning and Legal Compliance: Providing counsel on tax obligations and ensuring compliance with local legislations.
  • Finalisation of Purchase: Assisting in the execution of the deed of purchase and sale.
  • Property Registration: Aiding in the property registration of the acquisition.
  • Post-Acquisition Support: Offering continued legal counsel and support after the purchase.
Key Features of this Service

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

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