After 10 years in business, we (Kaiser Properties) felt it was time for an update/upgrade.
We wanted a new image which better reflected who we are today as individuals and as a company. We therefore started a rebranding process with the aim to get clear on our values and mission. What do we stand for? How do we differ from other companies that provide the same services and often promote the sale of the same properties? What makes our services special? Why should people choose us? were just a few of the questions we asked ourselves.
Forbes has elected Portugal as one of the 7 best places to get residency and a second passport in Europe.
According to Forbes, the American interest in establishing residency or citizenship in Europe has more options today than ever in history…
Kaiser Properties was one of the companies featured in this month’s edition of Portugal Inovador magazine, entitled Ano Novo – Casa Nova. Algarve Luxury (New Year – New Home. Algarve Luxury), a supplement of Público newspaper from April 8.
After taking a closer look in previous editions to the property markets in Lisbon and Porto, it was now time to cover the Algarve.
Full interview in English and Portuguese (page 38): Portugal Inovador Magazine (PDF)
On January 11, the Portuguese parliament voted in favour of the introduction of the Green Visa, an extension of the existing Golden Visa scheme.
The introduction of the Golden Visa programme in 2012 with the aim to attract investment from wealthy foreigners willing to invest at least 500,000€ in property or create 10 jobs in Portugal, is considered a huge success by some due to the huge amount of generated investment (around 4.2 billion euros, of which 3.8 million were invested in property) and an untransparent scheme, associated to corruption and money laundering, by others, including Transparency International. Continue reading
2017 has so far been the best year ever in terms of properties sold in Portugal, at least since 2009 when this sort of data was collected and registered for the first time. Although official data from National Institute for Statistics (INE – Instituto Nacional de Estatística) will not be released until March, it is already clear that last year is the new record year. Continue reading
For the second consecutive year, Portugal won the title World’s Leading Destination during the 24th edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards, also known as the Oscars of the tourism industry, which took place on December 10th in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. Continue reading
Prices of properties are still rising in Portugal without signs of a slow down. Lisbon is the most expensive city with an average price of 2,753€ per square metre at the end of this year’s second quarter, i.e. 1,500€ higher than the national average price of 969€ per square metre. Continue reading
Last month, during the Virtuoso Travel Week, which took place in Las Vegas, Portugal was named Hottest Destination of 2018 at the Virtuoso Awards.
Virtuoso is a network of luxury travel agencies with more than 15,000 advisors worldwide, of which 9,000 are from the USA. Continue reading
On July 17th, as a result of the increasing number of privately owned short-term rental properties in Portugal, especially in the areas of Lisbon and Porto and the consequent impact on the quality of lifes of residents, the government has taken action and voted on alterations to the existing Alojamento Local legislation, which will become effective 60 days after promulgation. Continue reading