Having spent years in the doldrums along with many other European countries The Portuguese property market is gaining pace with significant demand in Lisbon spreading into the provinces.
This is reflected in a renewed demand for investment properties with managed rental schemes and lifestyle options.
Portugal has recently been ranked the 3rd safest country in the world in the Global Peace Index as published by the Institute for Economics and Peace and has become one of the most attractive countries for foreign investors and their families.
The Golden Residence Permit Programme, (Golden Visa), gives foreign investors who spend 500,000 Euros on a property the right to live in Portugal.
They are free to travel around all the EU countries in the Schengen area and after 6 years can apply for Portuguese citizenship.
The attractions and benefits of the programme include: