The construction in Portugal, whether of a dwelling, Hotel, Allotment, Factory or a simple Warehouse is a complicated process, full of bureaucracy and often time-consuming.
When buying a land for construction begins a set of bureaucracies that includes the treatment of papers in notaries, conservatories and finances. This when, at best, there is no need for bank financing.
In order to be built, the Municipal Councils must verify and give their approval to a construction project that must be signed by those responsible for this.
At the end of each work the Municipal Chamber must issue a license to use.
Before deciding between buying a renovated or a non-renovated house you should consider the advantages and disadvantages of each, consider if the investment you intend to make is worthwhile, when and how you intend to make use of the investment.
When choosing a house to renovate:
When choosing a renovate house:
Build, buy new or an older house to renovate, what is the best option in Portugal?
There are advantages and disadvantages in each solution:
1 - Build
New house ready
Old house to renovate