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Our Buying Services

Helping Savvy Expats Relocate
& Make Smart Property Purchases

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Have a smooth move to Portugal

We've got you covered!

Working with us may be a fit if you want:

ETHICS     TRANSPARENCY     FLEXIBILITY     NO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST     SUSTAINABILITY    TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE     LEGAL VERIFICATION     BESPOKE SUPPORT     INSIDE  PERSPECTIVE

WHAT OUR PACKS HAVE TO OFFER:

  • Support finding the right visa & gathering the necessary documents

  • Renting before buying, if necessary

  • Research & updated market reports using an agency only MLS software and market analytics

  • Relocation & Location advisory

  • Resident tours to truly get to know the areas you plan to move to

  • Individual property reports and video tours

  • Legal & technical verification of properties before purchase

  • Renovation & construction budgets & timelines before purchase

  • Support with licences, documents, mortgages, banks & utilities

  • Support through the renovation or construction process

  • Support with settling (connecting with services, communities, schools etc

You can count on us to make your life in Portugal easier!

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Prepare before your Purchase
We help you make all the right questions from the start!

We've created two different buying Packs for two different sets of needs! In order to help you make a Savvy Pack Purchase, choose one of the profiles below and find your ideal Service Pack.

The Decided

  • Wants to move and live in Portugal; May need support with the Visa application

  • Have a specific location in mind & likely did a lot of research beforehand;

  • Want to buy one property for private use that is ready to move in / in need of minor renovations 

  • Has plans to rent for a few months before buying;

  • Want support finding the right neighborhood and getting settled in

  • Wants to make a smart purchase &  someone who will help find it

  • Wants to avoid issues with the property or location by having expert & legal advice

The Wanderers

  • Wants to move and live in Portugal; May need support with the Visa application

  • Is considering several locations OR Looking for an ideal and not a location;

  • Don’t know the country well and wants support in finding the right match;

  • Likely enjoys travel and change & wants to explore;

  • Wants to be in contact with the locals & culture;

  • Interested in return and re-sale as moving elsewhere is always a possibility;

  • May be considering constructing or renovating;

  • May want up to one extra property

How to start ? Learn more about how we work

First, we listen!
 

  • Purchase* and book a RELOCATION ADVISORY CALL with our expert and CEO, Ana Caramujo.

  • What to expect in this call? Ana will get the opportunity to get to know you, your needs and priorities better, as she gives you all the advice from a market expert perspective

  • If you decide not to buy any service pack, you will surely leave the call with a lot of useful advice from Ana and a better perspective on your moving and buying plans.

And, after the Call?
 

  • If you decide to continue with one of our BUYING SERVICES PACKS, the process will start from there.

  • Each client chooses what level / service profile better suits them; 

  • Advisory call cost will be discounted from the package price;

  • About the Payment Process - More information below or in our brochure.

​​*All information detailing what each pack includes and terms of service is on the service brochure & service contract.

Found your profile match? Now, all that's left to do is book a... 

Relocation Advisory Call

 
 
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Buying Service Process
How we work, step by step

Step one

Advisory & Assistance Service

  • After the Relocation Advisory Call, we help you make a good choices from the start;

  • With Ana's & our Regional Relocation Advisors help, find out where in Portugal you would like to live in and begin your new life;

  • Ease the cultural clash and get  information on how things really operate here.  

  • We offer full transparency - show things as they are even when they are not pretty.

We created 2 packages* according to the needs of our most common client profile:

  • Pack 1 (Decided) is the basic service designed for residential purposes and focused in one city.

  • Pack 2 (Wanderers) is somewhere in the middle allowing you to explore multiple cities and buy one residential and one rental property.

*Each package has a different duration/expiry.

Service Packs pricing (part 1)

Each client chooses what level of service better suits them. Payment is made in 2 parts: 


PART 1 : 20% upon verbal agreement (usually soon after the initial advisory call), 
PART 2 : The remaining 80% once the in-person service is initiated or up to 3 months after sign up.
A service contract is sent within 1 week from the initial payment. It can be requested for review prior to payment.


*All information detailing what each pack includes and the terms of service in our service brochure & service contract.

€ 2 300,00
The Decided | PACK 1

€ 3 600,00
The Wanderers | PACK 2

All prices are plus VAT

Step two

Real Estate Purchase Support Service

The reason we operate this way is because we do a lot of work for our clients even before the transaction happens, and keep supporting them after. All our staff have contracts and salaries, so they are not dependent on commissions. 


Most Real Estate Agencies work with commissions only and have no exclusivity, which leads to agents constantly competing against each other, hiding information from clients to sell faster & being more concerned about protecting their commission than actually defending the buyer's interests (as the commission is paid by the seller). We absolutely want to go against this. 

Our service is designed in a way that  the total cost (advisory & assistance + real estate) is 5% or less of the property value, and will, in the worst case scenario, cost you about the same as a regular mediation service (standard price is 5% commission). Furthermore, in most cases, it can cost you less while offering you a lot more support.


We also want to avoid the tendency of pushing higher prices to get higher commission payout, we want to be on your side above all!
 

​In case of a property purchase from real estate agencies, we will divide commission as it is the market standard and we have a real estate licence as well. We are always willing to sacrifice said commission if it benefits the client. However, if we do so, the client has to pay separately (these fixed amounts), otherwise we don't charge anything else for the property purchase (we just take the partial commission from the seller, meaning the cost to our clients will be the service package only).

Fixed costs on real estate  (step 2/2)

PROPERTY
VALUE

SERVICE PRICE

€ 0-110k

€ 3 000

€ 110k-250k

€ 5 500

€ 251K-450k

€ 9 000

€ 450k - 1M

€ 15 000

1M - 2M

€ 25 000

2M - 4M

€ 45 000

over 4 M

€ 75 000

All prices are plus VAT

More about our Buying Services ?
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