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Forum: Portugal
Oct 5th 2022, 9:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By nb888

Re: Digital nomads - visa for Portugal?

Hmmm

Maybe I am having a slow day but not sure how that is any different to the current set up bearing in mind you can currently satisfy the requirements of the D7 with an income stream working...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 5th 2022, 6:40 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,151
Posted By nb888

Re: Electricity Costs

Not sure what point that infographic is trying to make but domestic electricity in Germany has traditionaly been very expensive mainly due to goverment policy around support for renewables and very...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 26th 2022, 11:51 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,787
Posted By nb888

Re: Off grid living

The previous post is correct. There is plenty of information out there on exactly this topic but it comes down to the fact that you cannot just buy rustic land and live on it permanently whether that...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 7th 2022, 8:18 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By nb888

Re: D7 question

Thanks, will definitely bear this in mind, might be a few years away for me yet though!
Forum: Portugal
Feb 7th 2022, 6:48 am
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By nb888

Re: D7 question

This is an important point and one that seems to get overlooked a lot with these types of questions. "Remote working" does not mean what a lot of people think it means, in 99% of cases it means...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 1st 2022, 6:28 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By nb888

Re: pine nuts !!!

I think probably because in PT pine nuts are little used and consumed and the majority of (the high quality) produce is exported. PT pine nuts are considered the "premium" most expensive end of the...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2022, 12:42 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By nb888

Re: Am I in cloud cuckoo??

Welcome to the forum. I would echo the earlier comments especially owning 2 places adding to un-necessary stress and this is without the consideration of finances! Programmes like place in the sun...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2022, 8:29 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,098
Posted By nb888

"Cars are very expensive to buy in Portugal"

I've heard this comment quite a lot but I'm curious as to how much more expensive than for example the UK.

Is it that used cars hold their value very well in PT? Are new cars priced similarly to...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 6th 2022, 8:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By nb888

Re: Habitation license

Just to expand a little bit on the previous answer - although 1951 is a general guide it is a little more nuanced than that depending on your locality, egExemption certificateSome properties are...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 23rd 2021, 9:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By nb888

Re: Lisbon property, gold visas, holiday lets

It is all relative. Not sure what new insight the article is trying to share other than picking on the usual low hanging fruit such as the golden visa and holiday lets and then regaling us with "real...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 7th 2021, 6:57 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,514
Posted By nb888

Re: Selling up with the fam

Apologies if I am misunderstanding this, I thought the above arrangement would only apply if you are commuting into the UK and / or splitting your time between uk and another country rather than...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 7th 2021, 6:16 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,514
Posted By nb888

Re: Selling up with the fam

Been following this thread with some interest...

I would agree that it is a lot more difficult than a lot of people seem to appreciate to work for (eg) a uk company while residing in Portugal. ...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 29th 2021, 10:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By nb888

House price (rises) in Portugal

Hi there

I wonder if anyone can provide a bit more insight as to what house prices (and demand) in rural Portugal are doing? In particular I am interested in buying in a few years a small farm /...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 23rd 2021, 6:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By nb888

Portuguese podcasts

Hi there
I am looking for Portuguese podcasts to listen to, can anyone recommend anything? Not too bothered about the topic, just sort of general chat and opinions would be fine... I have been...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 7:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By nb888

Re: if residency is denied ?

Sorry to go off on a tangent but I am seeing conflicting information about whether a D7 can be successfully obtained by using income from established employment / established self employment / remote...
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2021, 11:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By nb888

Re: Olive oil crisis

All cropping trees tend to get less productive as they get older whether it is apples, lemons, olives or whatever. Having this warm fuzzy view that we should retain "centuries old" olive trees just...
Forum: Spain
Feb 23rd 2021, 6:54 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By nb888

Re: Looking to use finca ruin as tree plantation investment - Good or Bad?

Following this thread with some interest since we are sort of investigating doing a similar thing in a few years, also with the added fun of being UK nationals...

I would be quite surprised if you...
Forum: Spain
Nov 27th 2020, 7:52 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By nb888

Re: Living the dream?

Thank you everyone for all your replies, they are really useful and some of the comments I must admit hadn't occurred to me, eg not having the right soil type or insufficient fertility to grow fruit...
Forum: Spain
Nov 25th 2020, 10:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By nb888

Living the dream?

Hi - like many reading this me and my partner have had the idea for some time now of going to live in Spain in the next few years, I wonder if anyone can find any obvious problems with our plans...
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