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Property Market Insights

Area Guide Spotlight: Madeira

Madeira Flower Festival 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,

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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

Hans Lenz, 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

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Real Estate Expertise: Marcus von Busse

Marcus von Busse, Director Engel & Völkers Ibiza Marcus von Busse is Project Manager at Engel & Völkers Ibiza and former head of Engel & Völkers Spain & Portugal. In

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Real Estate Expertise: Nuno Durão

Nuno Durão, 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

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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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A How-To Guide: The Metasearch

The importance of real estate data Most countries in the world suffer from the same problem: chaos, a lack of access to public records and real estate data to make

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Real Estate Expertise: Hélder Batista

Hélder Batista, Hall City Hélder Batista has been the CEO of Hall City since its inception in 2012 and has just signed a contract to publish his first book. In

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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

Cláudia Menino, 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

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Real Estate Expertise: Pedro Fonseca

Pedro Fonseca, 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

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Real Estate Expertise: Anne Brightman

Anne Brightman, 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

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Real Estate Expertise: Patricia Pereira Coutinho

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 bairro

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Real Estate Marketing On Social Media: A Guide

The importance of real estate social media marketing It should come as no surprise that social media is a crucial means of marketing yourself as a real estate professional nowadays;

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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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Proptech: why Casafari is 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 Spain

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

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Big Data to Improve Real Estate Investment Cycle

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 real estate 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 Real Estate 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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Portugal Real Estate Market Recovery, Golden Visa and Non-Habitual Residents

Many people have been wondering what is going on with the property market in Portugal in 2017. Why are prices going up, why is it so hard to find a

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Mallorca Market Snap Shot: January-May 2016

Market overview: Secrets rarely last long when it comes to property. As you probably know by now, Mallorca, along with the wider Balearic archipelago, has been one of the Mediterranean’s

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Is now the time to invest in Ibiza’s property market?

Hey, we’re going to Ibiza! Why property investors are suddenly flocking to the White Island –

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Mallorca: a major find for property investors?

We look at why Mallorca is emerging as one of Europe’s premier buy-to-let investment hotspots.

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Think smart and choose the right agent: How to sell your property in Mallorca

Selling your property in Mallorca doesn’t need to be a drawn out process, especially if you know how to do it right.

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