How to Find Portugal's Best Real Estate Deals

Anyone who is nearing or at retirement age wants to protect his or her hard-earned pension. Many want to do this in a safe country with a warm climate, friendly people and a great lifestyle. People from outside Europe aspire to have free access to, or live on, the "Old Continent". Those who look out over the Algarve's golden cliffs often realize that the Portuguese Golden Visa could be the right solution to residence in Europe, and the region the place to be.

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Hi: I am planning a retirement move to Portugal…am a dual US and Irish Citizen so no problems with residency. Am looking to rental/purchase in Lagos area. Also need a NIF number and to open bank acct. Planning trip in Sept. to begin site inspections. Any suggestions for Real Estate agents or help with NIF? William Porter email: Thanks Bill