Property Market Insights

Pandemic, Real Estate, and Artificial Intelligence: CASAFARI’s review and preview

After a pandemic, what happens to the real estate market? And how can artificial intelligence help this industry? We sat down with CASAFARi’s co-founder, Nils Henning, to ask him

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Home is where the island is: Lifestyle and second hand properties in Mallorca and Ibiza

Offering a unique combination of great weather, wonderful food and exciting leisure activities – all at a close distance from mainland Europe – Mallorca and Ibiza have long been

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iBuyers in Europe: What You Need To Know

In one of our previous blog posts, we discussed iBuyers, a recent Proptech trend that has taken the real estate market in the United States by storm.

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Buying Property in Portugal: All You Need To Know

Buying property in Portugal Portugal is attracting a lot of attention from international second-home buyers, and with its great weather, excellent quality of life and huge tax benefits for those who

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What is Proptech? Let’s go back to Basics!

Even if you’re not involved in the real estate sector, you will have seen the term ‘Proptech’ gain attention in the last couple of years. Perhaps you’ve heard that it’s

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Area Guide Spotlight: Madeira

The month of May in Madeira is no ordinary affair: from Thursday 2 to Sunday 26, the capital city of Funchal will host its annual Madeira Flower Festival, a lively celebration

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Area Guide Spotlight: Portugal

This year is the 45th anniversary of Portugal’s 25 de Abril Revolution, when the country overthrew the Estado Novo regime and became a democracy. Dia de Liberdade – ‘Freedom Day’

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Real Estate Expertise: Hans Lenz, from Engel & Völkers Mallorca Southwest

Hans Lenz is Managing Director of Engel & Völkers Mallorca Southwest, one of the most successful shops in the entire global franchise. Read the interview and get to know what to

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Real Estate Expertise: Marcus von Busse, from Engel & Völkers

Marcus von Busse is Project Manager at Engel & Völkers Ibiza and former head of Engel & Völkers Spain & Portugal. In this interview, he gives his insight on the current

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Real Estate Expertise: Nuno Durão, from Fine & Country Portugal

Nuno Durão is Managing Partner at Fine & Country Portugal, an agency focused on the Portuguese luxury residential market and who have just won the award from ‘Best Real Estate Agency

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Area Guide Spotlight: Sesimbra

Portugal’s annual carnaval festivities begin at the start of March, and one of the most well-known and popular celebrations has to be Sesimbra. The first few days of the month will

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CASAFARI’s Property Sourcing: A How-To Guide

Most countries in the world suffer from the same problem: chaos, a lack of access to public records when it comes to real estate, making navigating the property market a

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Real Estate Expertise: Hélder Batista, from Coldwell Banker City

Hélder Batista is a broker at Coldwell Banker City and has just signed a contract to publish his first book. In this interview with CASAFARI, Hélder speaks about his values and

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Area Guide Spotlight: Braga

Braga has just been voted one the Best European Destinations 2019. Coming in second place – beaten only by Budapest – Braga finished ahead of major capitals such as London and

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Real Estate Expertise: Cláudia Menino, from Laje Capital

In January 2017, Cláudia Menino became Project Manager at Grupo Laje Capital after over five years of experience in real estate and construction. In this interview with CASAFARI, read her

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Real Estate Expertise: Pedro Fonseca, from RE/MAX Latina

Pedro Fonseca, director of RE/MAX Latina in Portugal, has almost two decades of experience at the forefront of the organisation. In this interview he had a few words to say

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Real Estate Expertise: Anne Brightman, from Keller Williams Portugal

Anne Brightman was born and raised in Texas, United States. After many years in Brazil, she moved to Portugal two years ago and is now an estate agent at Keller Williams

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Real Estate Expertise: Patricia Pereira Coutinho, from Lince Real Estate

Patricia Pereira Coutinho is International and New Business Director at Lince Real Estate. In this interview with us, she discusses her company’s partnership with Savills, which joined forces with Lince

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Area Guide Spotlight: Albufeira

According to recent reports, British investment in Algarve real estate is at a high even in spite of Brexit, meaning that the south of Portugal remains a popular spot for

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Area Guide Spotlight: Beato

‘Up-and-coming’ is a term given to lots of neighbourhoods in Lisbon nowadays, but Beato might just be one that truly deserves the label. Expresso recently called Beato ‘the most creative neighbourhood

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Social Media for real estate marketing: A Guide

It should come as no surprise that social media is a crucial means of marketing yourself as a real estate professional nowadays; offline marketing alone is simply no longer an

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Lisbon – Market Report Q3 2018

CASAFARI has recently published its Lisbon Q3 2018 Market Report, where we have compiled data from across 23 parishes of Lisbon to bring a clear overview of price and property listings. Use

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Ibiza – Market Report Q3 2018

CASAFARI has recently published its Ibiza Q3 2018 Market Report, which you can have a read of here. We have compiled data from the areas of Ibiza and Formentera to create

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Sotogrande – Market Report Q3 2018

Casafari has recently published its Sotogrande Q3 2018 Market Report, which you can read here. In it, we have compiled data from across four areas of Sotogrande to bring a

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Why is CASAFARI Property Sourcing the real estate agent’s best friend?

If there is one thing the CASAFARI founders found when they tried to buy a property in Mallorca, it was that the real estate market is riddled with inconsistency and confusion. As

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CASAFARI conquers the Spanish property market

Following the growing success of CASAFARI in Portugal, Ibiza and Costa del Sol, where we are at the service of thousands of real estate professionals, our next planned venture is to

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Big Data to Improve Property Investments

This month one of the leading luxury real estate agencies in Ibiza wrote an article about how Big Data helps real estate agents make faster and better decisions. CASAFARI has

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6 reasons why you should invest in a property in Portugal

The interest for Portugal has increased significantly in the last years. Not only has Portugal experienced a big increase in tourism, but a lot of internationals are also seeking to

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Interview with Massimo Forte: What is happening in the Portuguese property market

With 20 years of experience in the Real Estate Market, Massimo Forte has gotten himself quite the impressive resumé. Although he lives in Lisbon and works throughout the Iberian Peninsula,

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Proptech for Property Investors

A few years ago, Marc decided to invest in Spanish property. A businessman by nature, he tackled this endeavour along the lines of “The profit lies in purchasing”. After a

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