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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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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Solar power

 Solar power means different things to different people It could be that you are interested in green energy, getting paid from the state or having something for nothing. […]

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Make your own whole grain or super fine in Portugal

Home baking has never been a more popular pastime than it is today. Men and women are talking about their latest bread or cake success and swapping recipes […]

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Stone walls

 Stone walls are a very attractive bonus for people buying older property in Portugal. If you are refurbishing a property here in Portugal you will probably want to […]

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