General information for buyer's
If you are a first-time buyer of property in Portugal, this information may be interesting for you.
If you look for a property via a property sales agent, please make sure that the agency that you work with is government licensed
(AMI, ooo). You may always ask to see the license which shows the expiry date.
The reason for this is because the agents must always renew their license by means of formation and courses, which have to be attended. This is to make sure that all requirements and regulations are being strictly controlled and the standards upkept. This license imposes strict regulations on the company and gives both buyers and sellers the highest level of security with regards to all property transactions.
The following are some important points which you should know: