Europe is comprised of 51 countries, and, until the U.K. executes its exit, the EU includes 28. Among these, I put Portugal at the top of the list for anyone looking for a place to live, to invest, or to formulate a Plan B in Europe. What’s so special about Portugal? I haven’t been to […]
Portugal’s population density is greater than that of France or Spain, but it sure doesn’t feel like it on the ground. I’ve spent time on the coasts of all three countries and was reminded while in the Algarve last week just how tranquil this region is… despite all the tourists. This year there are more […]
Spain’s housing bubble, Greece’s debt crisis, and recession in Portugal resulted in drops in real estate values in those countries that carry on today (though Spain and Portugal are this side of their bottoms). Meantime, U.S. dollar buyers are benefitting from an uber-in-their-favor exchange rate between the greenback and the euro. Likewise, this is perhaps […]
After last week’s Live and Invest in Portugal Conference in Carvoeiro, my family and I spent the weekend in Lagos in the apartment I bought after last year’s conference in this part of the world. At the time, last July, local contacts were telling me that Algarve real estate markets were finally turning a corner […]
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