12. October 2011 12:12
Algarve repossessions may be leading Portugal to a gradual recovery, some industry experts have suggested. [More]
18. February 2011 14:11
In lieu of the continuing uncertainty in the Spanish property market, more conservative European real estate buyers are looking further south for a retirement asset to invest their money in, and over the past few years the lower Portuguese region of the Algarve is proving to be the front runner for overseas property investors' dollars. With its year-round warm climate, abundance of space and low-density developments, a certain air of desirability and exclusivity is leant to the area that some would argue Spain simply doesn't possess anymore. As a result, a number of high-end new resort and residential projects have sprung up over recent months (although don't worry, supply is still being restricted at a level that prevents a Spain-style ... [More]
27. October 2010 09:55
Where is it?The district of Faro is in the Algarve region of Portugal, in the southernmost point of the country.
What’s the attraction?The Faro district is made up of 16 municipalities, offering a diverse selection of attractions, from historical sites, to top golfing locations, to a great nightlife and a vast coastal strip enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.
The centrally placed coastal capital of the Algarve is a mix of old and new, with its historical Moorish roots combined with its modern-day cosmopolitan lifestyle. In 2005 Faro was given the title by the Portuguese government of the ‘National Capital of Culture’, boasting a hub of art and music and stunning examples of contemporary archi... [More]