In the hearts of retirees, Portugal is now on a par with Morocco and Tunisia! The relaxed lifestyle, lower cost of living and substantial tax breaks are just some of the advantages that explain this craze. Some are even realizing their lifelong dream of becoming homeowners! More than one in five homes in Portugal were sold to foreigners in 2014, a total of 23,000 houses and apartments... An economic upturn that hardly benefits the local population.
The big leap to a new beginning
How easy is it to offer yourself a new life under the Portuguese sun? How do you organize your departure? What are the pitfalls to avoid? And aren't there a few disappointments once you've settled down far from your family and children, who often stay behind in France?