algarve properties

Andreas Ch. Zabari
Lifestyle Broker | The Agency Portugal

Algarve Properties | Algarve Real Estate | The Agency Portugal

Local Algarve real estate knowledge with an international background is a defining pillar of the founder of The Agency Portugal, which lets you discover the most exclusive Algarve properties. Andreas is born in Germany, grew up in Portugal, and educated at Institut auf dem Rosenberg, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

After being chosen at the People to People Ambassador program for Diplomacy and International Relations at the United Nations New York and Washington, D.C., Andreas has attended the International University of Monaco, where he remained for his first job as client relationship manager at an investment firm. He has completed Entrepreneurship Essentials at HBX Harvard Business School.

Andreas turned entrepreneur with the experiences gathered in Monaco and founded several IT ventures. After returning to Portugal and commencing a holiday rentals business in the Algarve and Lisbon, which earned awards and Airbnb super host status, he identified the need for outstanding service in the Algarve real estate sector and founded The Agency Portugal, catering to outstanding Algarve properties.

The Agency Portugal is not a traditional Algarve real estate agency, but a brokerage of a great lifestyle. Find ideal Algarve properties with us today!

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Algarve Properties / Real Estate Market

Algarve Properties and Algarve Real EstateThe Algave properties market has evolved at a fast pace in the recent years with a positive outlook for the next 4 years. A steady influx of expats looking to retire in the south of the country as well as the popularity of Portugal with tourists from all over the globe, fuels the demand for residential property as well as properties with rental potential. The great climate, stable political and fiscal policy and of course the friendly locals, makes Portugal the ideal destination to buy real estate, no matter if it is for residency or holiday home. Get in touch with us today to plan your move to Portugal!


Andreas Ch. Zabari

Lifestyle Broker | The Agency Portugal
PHONE: +351 91 728 96 99
Address: Qta das Saudades,
caminho vale formoso 72,
Portugal. (private office, not open to public.)
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Buying Process in Portugal

What is the property purchase process in Portugal?
Once you have found the right property, you fill out a reservation form and leave a reservation deposit which is agreed prior. Within 14 days a promissory contract is signed and a deposit must be paid ranging from 10% to 30% of the purchase value. A Public Deed is signed at a Portuguese Notary who will check if the documents of the property are in order and ensures that the buying entity has paid the purchase Tax (IMT) and the remaining value of the purchase price.

Golden Visa

What is it?
Fast track for individuals from non-EU countries to obtain a Portuguese residency permit.
How to qualify for it?
There are several methods to qualify for a “Golden Visa”:
  1. Business venture with an operating period of a minimum of 5 years and an acquisition value of over €500,000.
  2. Purchase of a property + €350,000 or properties older than 30 years, or located in areas of urban renovation or re-generation areas.
  3. Transfer a minimum of €1 million to a Portuguese Bank account.
  4. Transfer over €350,000 with the scope of research activities.
  5. Transfer over €250,000 for artistic/cultural activities.
  6. Invest at least €500,000 in a small or medium cap company.
  7. Generate at least 10 new job positions.

(this is for informative purposes only and is subject to change)

Algarve Properties by The Agency Portugal

Algarve PropertiesWe have the mission to enable your dream lifestyle in the sun, by finding the perfect property in the south of Portugal for you! We are a young agency established in 2018, however the founder has vast experience in real estate investments, both commercial and residential as well as finance background, having studied and worked in Monte-Carlo. Through the personal experience of the found both on the buyer side and the seller side, he has decided to establish The Agency Portugal to better serve like minded individuals in the search for perfect Algarve properties. Due to the fact that The Agency Portugal carries a small portfolio of properties, it enables the team to offer a tailor made buyer and seller experience as we know every inch of the properties. The real estate market in Portugal has skyrocketed, which explains for the 1000s of new agencies being established, however true customer service and local knowledge will differentiate the best from the crop. We are exited to commence this Algarve properties journey with you and hope to assist you with all of our abilities to make your dream in the sun a reality! The Algarve is one of the best places to retire in the world, due to the fact that the quality of life is elevated, it is cost effective, great climate and great people. Furthermore there a plenty of gold courses around the region as well as interesting shopping malls and natural scenery that is sure to take your breath away. Besides golf, there are plenty of activities, both group organized or individual. The list would be endless if we would list them here, however here are a few examples: skydiving, hiking, mountain biking, tennis, bird watching, race car academy, sailing, painting, wine tasting, gastronomy events, etc… One of the most important aspect to consider while retiring or moving to a new country are obviously health care as well as general infrastructure. Luckily the Algarve as well as the whole of Portugal boasts great health care, both state and private as well as great infrastructure and is well connected to the whole world. Each year new air routes are added and the international airport of Faro is easily reached from throughout the region within less than one hour.

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