Damp rooms in Portugal

Damp rooms in Portugal  If you have bought or are about to buy a home in Portugal you will have no doubt noticed a stale, damp smell in […]

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Planning Problems

Don’t cause yourself complicated and expensive planning problems. Recently I have been contacted by a few people who have cut some corners – usually to save money or […]

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Survival tips for the “great escape”

Here are my personal survival tips for anyone living in Portugal or coming to Portugal to live. Learn Portuguese, 50% of you will have switched off now but […]

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Damp Cracks Woodworm

Congratulations you are interested in spending some time in Portugal you may even be contemplating buying a house here. I thoroughly recommend it. In your home country the […]

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My Nemesis

I used to believe that I had “cracked it” got everything under control in my new life in Portugal. Didn’t have many frustrations in life and if I […]

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Our long summer evenings are perfect for relaxing and enjoying a barbeque

Our long summer evenings are perfect for relaxing and enjoying a barbeque. There is something very satisfying about cooking outside especially if its warm.I have heard that the […]

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Looking at old Portuguese houses

If you are house hunting in central Portugal you may find a house with interesting and attractive stone details like this. I love looking at old Portuguese houses […]

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Just bought an old property in central portugal

You may have recently bought an old property in Portugal. Back in your home country if you are anything at all like me you will be busily making […]

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