Algarve Property For Sale
Algarve Property For Sale
Algarve Property For Sale
Algarve Property For Sale
Algarve Property For Sale

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Algarve Property For Sale

The Algarve is the southern part of Portugal and runs from Cabo de Sao Vicente in the west, facing out to the Atlantic, to the Spanish border at Vila Real de Santo Antonio in the east.

The main towns of the area are Faro, where the international airport is situated, Albufeira, an attractive seaside resort with many old houses and narrow streets, Portimao, a town with a large fishing fleet and its adjacent seaside resort of Praia da Rocha with hotels, shops andexcellent sandy beaches. Further west is the town of Lagos, also with a fishing fleet and a small marina.

For those liking the smaller, quieter beaches and coves, Olhos D'Agua just east of Albufeira offers an almost perfect setting with sandy beach and rocky coves and a small village set in a ravine with excellent small restaurants which include a choice of fresh seafood. Carvoeira further west towards Portimao again offers a similar attractive setting though the village is a little larger. To the east of Faro is Tavira, an old, very historic town with fascinating buildings with unusual undulating roofs and several old churches plus a castle. On the Spanish border is the holiday resort of Montegordo with a long sandy beach and pine covered dunes behind.

The Algarve inland has a great appeal to those wanting tranquillity. The coastal plain is gently rolling with almonds, figs, vines, olives, cork trees etc. on reddish soils but behind there lies a range of mountains with the most excellent views and many small hill villages.

For yachting enthusiasts the new town of Vilamoura has a good yacht marina and adjacent is the seaside town of Quarteira with many restaurants, bars, etc. Golf courses in the area include Val de Lobo near Faro and Penina between Portimao and Lagos, but there are several other courses to choose from. Towns such as Silves, with its old castle and historic cathedral are well worth a visit.

The tiny hamlet of Caldas de Monchique, some 25 minutes' drive inland from Portimao, has a spa, several small restaurants and a very inexpensive small hotel just 5km below the town of Monchique perched right at the top of the mountains.

We have over 600 beautiful Algarve properties for sale, from beachfront apartments and villas to rustic farmhouses in the hills.

Guide to the Portugese Buying Process

1. Signing a Letter of Intent
On finding a property you wish to purchase, your agent will draw up a 'Letter of Intent, this will be signed by both parties, vendor and buyer. Copies of this will be given to the legal representatives of both parties and will be used in preparing the Promissory Contract. Included in this letter will be the price, what is included in the sale, furnishings etc. and any conditions of the sale plus the dates for both exchange and completion.

2. Exchange of Promissary Contract (Contrato Promessa de Compra e Venda)
The buyers lawyers are responsible for drawing up the promissory contract (Contrato Promessa de Compra e Venda) and as part of the process they will have carried out the legal searches and made sure that there are no charges, e.g. utilities, property tax etc. against the property. The contract will contain details of both parties and include clear title of ownership, when payments are due to be made, the completion date and an inventory, if required. The Promissory Contract is legally binding and will generally be signed by both parties and witnessed by a notary/lawyer. The contract will include penalty clauses in case either party does not fulfill the terms of the contract. A 10%, non-refundable deposit is required at this point, this will be paid to the vendor, through the lawyer's client account. Once the contract has been signed, if the vendor pulls out of the contract, they will be obliged to pay back double the deposit to the purchaser. If the purchaser pulls out, they will lose their deposit.

3. On Completion
The amount of time between signing the Promissary Contract and Completion will vary and will have been agreed in the contract. Before Completion your lawyer will need to arrange with a fiscal representative for you to obtain a Portuguese Fiscal Number. The official Deed of Transfer of ownership (the Escritura) will be signed by you (or someone representing you with your Power of Attorney), this is signed at the Notary and they will retain the document. The Deed will be read aloud by the Notary before all participants sign it. Your lawyer will need to check to ensure that you understand what is being said if you do not understand Portugese. The Escritura, once it has been signed, will officially give you ownership of the property, but will still need to be registered in your name on the Land Registry (Registo Predial) by your lawyer. Your lawyer should obtain a copy of this for your records. Once you have completed, the new utility contracts can be transferred into your name by your lawyer.

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IMPORTANT - Disclaimer :
All information provided is believed to be current and provided free of charge. No liability can be accepted for the reliability of the information and statements made as this is obtained from 3rd parties. We always recommend you take legal advice from a fully qualified Lawyer or Notary before buying a property overseas.

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4 bedroom villa for sale, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Algarve

4 bedroom villa for sale, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Algarve
1,000,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Algarve

Unique opportunity to acquire a beautiful 4 bedroom villa with pool and direct access to one of the most prestigious golf courses in Vilamoura. This excellent property with traditional archit...

REF: 222587
  • Plot Size: 665 square metres (0.07 hectares / 0.16 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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Plot of land for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve

Plot of land for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve
425,000 EUR

Plot of land for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve

Excellent opportunity to purchase a premium building plot, which has outline planning permission for the construction of a good sized family home of up to 300m2, wet out over 2 levels, plus a large ba...

REF: 222567
  • Plot Size: 1,390 square metres (0.14 hectares / 0.34 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 0
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2 bedroom apartment for sale, Baia da Luz, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Algarve

2 bedroom apartment for sale, Baia da Luz, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Algarve
285,000 EUR

2 bedroom apartment for sale, Baia da Luz, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Algarve

Bright and spacious 2 bedroom ground floor apartment, ideally situated within the award winning resort of Baia da Luz and close to Praia da Luz. The perfect home for families due to the securi...

REF: 222564
  • Bedrooms: 2
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Vila Nova de Cacela, Central Algarve, Algarve

4 bedroom villa for sale, Vila Nova de Cacela, Central Algarve, Algarve
2,500,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Vila Nova de Cacela, Central Algarve, Algarve

Enjoying stunning sea views and surrounded by beautiful countryside is this amazing 4 bedroom villa with expansive pool set in mature landscaped gardens in Vila Real de Sto Antonio. This luxury...

REF: 222536
  • Floor Size: 40,499 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,563 square metres (0.16 hectares / 0.39 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Ancao, Almancil, Central Algarve, Algarve Golden Triangle

4 bedroom villa for sale, Ancao, Almancil, Central Algarve, Algarve Golden Triangle
1,995,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Ancao, Almancil, Central Algarve, Algarve Golden Triangle

A luxury and spacious 3 storey, 4 bedroom villa with pool, located in a peaceful area in Ancao near golf courses, the beach and all amenities. A luminous real estate property that is divided by...

REF: 222535
  • Plot Size: 897 square metres (0.09 hectares / 0.22 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Loule, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Algarve

5 bedroom villa for sale, Loule, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Algarve
1,550,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Loule, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Algarve

Set in mature landscaped gardens is this attractive 5 bedroom villa with pool and jacuzzi, located near the beach, golf and all amenities in Loule near Vilamoura. This traditional property has ...

REF: 222534
  • Plot Size: 2,860 square metres (0.29 hectares / 0.71 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Sao Marcos da Serra, Central Algarve, Algarve

5 bedroom villa for sale, Sao Marcos da Serra, Central Algarve, Algarve
695,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Sao Marcos da Serra, Central Algarve, Algarve

Set in nearly 12 acres of land is this exquisite 5 bedroom villa with expansive pool enjoying spectacular mountain views, located in Sao Marcos da Serra, Silves. This beautiful property is ...

REF: 222533
  • Plot Size: 47,760 square metres (4.78 hectares / 11.80 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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2 bedroom apartment for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve

2 bedroom apartment for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve
250,000 EUR

2 bedroom apartment for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve

Well maintained 2 bedroom apartment, with a total living area of 88m2, ideally situated in a great sunny setting and with lovely views towards the sea. Located close to the popular Lagos Marina...

REF: 222508
  • Floor Size: 88 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 2
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3 bedroom villa for sale, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Algarve

3 bedroom villa for sale, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Algarve
375,000 EUR

3 bedroom villa for sale, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Algarve

A bright and well presented 3 bedroom villa located near the beach and all amenities in Praia da Luz. The property is comprised of an entrance hall with guest WC that leads to the open plan mai...

REF: 222480
  • Floor Size: 164 square metres
  • Plot Size: 600 square metres (0.06 hectares / 0.15 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve

4 bedroom villa for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve
1,400,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve

Spacious and entirely refurbished in 2007, this superb 4 bedroom villa is located in one of the most exclusive areas of Lagos and set within lovely mature landscaped gardens with extensive grounds and...

REF: 222458
  • Floor Size: 465 square metres
  • Plot Size: 8,250 square metres (0.83 hectares / 2.04 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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