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Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2022, 7:27 am
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Lawyers and Surveyors for house purchase

I was NOT being alarmist! Just stating facts!

Be aware that I have known the country since I was a teenager when I lived in a damp recent build in Lisbon.

I have lived & worked in both the...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 9th 2022, 9:57 am
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Lawyers and Surveyors for house purchase

We used a firm of structural engineers in Mafra to undertake a survey of one house we seriously considered buying near there, a few years ago.

ESTABIL - ENGENHEIROS ASSOCIADOS | Fiscalização...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 15th 2022, 10:46 am
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: UK Covid Recovery Certificate Question

Thanks for that!!

However, the following link states:

https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate_en

An...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 15th 2022, 10:22 am
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: UK Covid Recovery Certificate Question

That's our plan but we need to get her back to see our Medica da Familia, I suspect.

Going to check that out on Monday!

Tks.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 15th 2022, 9:52 am
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: UK Covid Recovery Certificate Question

She's still testing positive today 10 days afterwards!

I suspect the viral load & the booster shot have combined to give a high reading!
Forum: Portugal
Jan 15th 2022, 8:35 am
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By barlaventoexpert

UK Covid Recovery Certificate Question

Morning All,

I have a interesting problem and wonder if any one on this forum knows off a similiar situation and how it was resolved.

My wife and I have been permanently resident here in...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 24th 2021, 8:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: International postage.

Firstly, this problem does not originate with CTT.

Since 2015, *before the UK voted to leave the EU" agreements were in place that during 2021/2022 new systems would be put in place to ensure that...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 1st 2021, 7:17 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,504
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Bring back Ferry between England and Portugal

I find it interesting that no-one seems to have spoken to any shipping operators about the economics this.

As I said previously it will only be attractive if the economics are right.

There are...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 27th 2021, 1:09 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 2,880
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Teabags!

I verified this with the Alfandega on-line via the Portal das Finanças - Screenshot below.
...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 26th 2021, 12:53 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 2,880
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Teabags!

I had a similar problem the other day when someone, I know not who, sent me a "present" the other day, without completing a customs form. I suspect from some rural post office in the wilds of of...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 19th 2021, 4:23 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 2,880
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Teabags!

Oh Good Grief!!

Can no-one here use Google??

https://www.glood.pt/produto/2089/pg-tips-tea-english-black-160s

https://www.continente.pt/produto/cha-pg-tips-saquetas-6414425.html
...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 18th 2021, 11:05 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,504
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Bring back Ferry between England and Portugal

Are you aware of the costs of operating vessels these days?

Issues to consider

- European Union Maritime Safety requirements included double hulled vessels.
- European Maritime Fuel...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 18th 2021, 9:51 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,504
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Bring back Ferry between England and Portugal

It's a delightfully romantic idea but, in the end, economics will win out.

I would suspect that Viana do Castelo would be the best port as it's not so busy a Leixões.

However, I suspect only a...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 18th 2021, 8:57 am
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Fencing a Boundary

:thumbsup:
Feel free to PM me as well if I can be of any more assistance.

Good Luck.
Forum: Portugal
Aug 17th 2021, 11:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Fencing a Boundary

Helene,

A pleasure!

You are looking for a "Topógrafo" in Portuguese which translates as a "Topographer" or "Surveyor" in English.

A "typographer" is a totally different animal!

One...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 15th 2021, 9:46 am
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Fencing a Boundary

Hélene,

It is VERY important to cross/reference and verify the plans between the following documents;

1) Caderneta predial
2) Certidão permanente
3) Escritura da compra e venda
4) Planta...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 14th 2021, 8:36 am
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Fencing a Boundary

You don't say where you are in Portugal.

However, in the first instance, I would suggest you seek the advice of a local Topógrafo who are licensed by the DGT to undertake land surveys and, I...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 2nd 2021, 10:24 am
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Planning to move near Algarve

The Algarve is a region not a town!

I suggest you familiarise yourself with the geography of the region as there are big geographic & climatic differences between the barlavento & sotavento...
Forum: Portugal
Jul 30th 2021, 7:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Pavilion Area Portimao?

I suspect the reference if to the COVID testing centre at Portimão Arena just over the tracks from Estação de Portimão.

See: https://www.unilabs.pt/unidade/drive-thru-portimao#

You should check...
Forum: Portugal
Jul 2nd 2021, 11:01 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Forum: Portugal
Jul 2nd 2021, 8:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Another Scam ?

Scam!!!

Definitely GNR or PSP depending where you live!
Forum: Portugal
Jul 1st 2021, 12:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: T1 apartment sold as three-bed

I agree with all the above comments.

Also add Estate agents to the list of sharks.

When we moved up to the area North of Lisbon, we looked at over 50 properties during a 9 month period.

The...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 30th 2021, 7:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Another Scam ?

Seems like there's a problem with your keyboard as well!! ,,,,,,,,

Any chance you could pdf or screenshot the email from them and post it up for us to have a look at??

If SAPO is mentioned then...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 8th 2021, 3:55 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,363
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Satellite Internet

Hmm!

What operating system are you using?

Sounds like a firewall or proxy problem!
Forum: Portugal
Jun 6th 2021, 8:22 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,363
Posted By barlaventoexpert

Re: Satellite Internet

Furfanus, you commit an error often committed by folk on this forum looking for help on this forum.

You indicate "near Evora".

However, this is not good enough to give proper advice.

Are you...
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