Put to the test

I had a call from a friend the other day he wanted me to look at a problem that he had inside his house. (I am a retired […]

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old Portuguese houses

  Browsing the internet the other day I was looking at old Portuguese houses. The ones sometimes called Solars. They usually have white painted render and very decorative […]

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Home Insulation in Portugal

I have mentioned Home Insulation before but it is worth mentioning it again. Just in case you are not aware of this most houses and apartments in Portugal […]

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Apartment in central Lisbon and Porto

It is becoming very popular to buy an apartment in central Lisbon and Porto.   People from all over the world are realizing that now is a golden […]

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Portuguese builders

Recently I was talking to some Portuguese friends both are builders one owns a firm which solely constructs swimming pools and has completed over 700. The other is […]

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Getting things in balance

We are often told by the medial that getting our work-life-balance right is good for our health and longevity. There are also balances which should be maintained and […]

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Home building and Renovation

If you are coming to Portugal either to buy a property or already own one you will no doubt be interested in the Home building and Renovation Show […]

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Problems and pitfalls faced when building or renovating

Building and renovating houses in Portugal Part 2   Problems and pitfalls faced when building or renovating a house in Portugal.  May I share my advice gained from […]

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Building and renovating houses in Portugal

I have been a property developer (new build, renovate and sell) and have also ran a large construction business helping people achieve their dream property in Portugal. Recently […]

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Smoke without fire

I am blessed with an amazing view from my office window Usually that is but today all I can see is a grey white mist hanging over the […]

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