A Place in the Sun Lisbon Portugal
It’s almost everyone dream to find a place in the sun Lisbon Portugal and for many people Lisbon is the ideal place to relocate. If you are considering a move to Lisbon, it is essential to do your research so that you can avoid any costly issues.
Before you go ahead and make the move, you should make sure that you have:
• Researched your destination, and the local customs and laws
• Obtained independent legal advice
• Researched the tax regulations
• Made plans for your health cover
Once you have taken the decision to relocate to Lisbon, you will undoubtedly need to enlist the services of an international moving company to ship your goods overseas and to help manage your move. White & Company can provide a top- quality and efficient removal service to any international destination and as founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI; you can rest assured your move will be in safe hands.
White & Company is the proud winner of the 2016 British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition, reinforcing the high level of service they provide to all their customers.
Founded in 1871, they are one of the UK’s largest international moving companies:
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A Place in the Sun Lisbon Portugal – About Lisbon
The city of Lisbon in Portugal has the reputation of being one of the oldest in the world; it has wonderful gothic cathedrals and monasteries along with interesting museums and galleries. Bairro Alto, the hilltop district of Lisbon has an excellent selection of bars and restaurants, plenty of live music and interesting narrow lanes. Lisbon is the wealthiest region in Portugal; almost all the headquarters of multinational companies operating in Portugal are situated here.
A Place in the Sun Lisbon Portugal – Buying a Property in Lisbon
Lisbon has often been overlooked in favour of many other major European cities, such as Barcelona. Because is still an ‘undiscovered’ city, property prices in Lisbon is amongst the most affordable in Western Europe, although with an increase of overseas investors, they are looking to rise in price.
You can currently expect to pay approximately 2600 € per square meter to buy an apartment in the city centre. Outside the centre the prices drop to 1600 €.
Here is a list of real estate agents, which may help in your search for a property in Lisbon:
Engel & Völkers Lisboa – http://www.engelvoelkers.com/pt-pt/lisboa/
Era Portugal – http://www.era.pt/
Jones Lang LaSalle – http://www.jll.pt/portugal/pt-pt
A Place in the Sun Lisbon Portugal – Education and Schools in Lisbon
Most expats choose to educate their children at either a private or international school. Both uphold high standards of education, although the tuition and fees can be expensive. It would be wise to budget accordingly and to try to negotiate an education allowance in your employment package.
There is a good choice of schools in Lisbon:
Escola Alemã de Lisboa http://dslissabon.com/pt-pt
Carlucci American International School Of Lisbon http://www.caislisbon.org/
Oeiras International School http://www.oeirasinternationalschool.com/
Ips-international Preparatory School http://www.ipsschool.org/
St. Julians School http://www.stjulians.com/
A Place in the Sun Lisbon Portugal – Travel in Lisbon
Lisbon has an extensive public transport network, comprising of the metros, buses and trams. Carris is the main company in charge of transport in Lisbon. It manages the bus (autocarro) and tram (electrico) networks, as well as the funicular system (ascensores e elevador). It is not necessary to own a car in Lisbon.
White and Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016.
If you are thinking of moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White and Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm (foreign exchange company). Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White and Company/foreign-exchange
Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.