- Type of property required(i.e. Villa, apartment, townhouse, plot etc.)
- Do you require a new, re-sale or off-plan property?
- Is this property intended for personal use or investment purposes?
- Do you plan to occupy the property permanently or will you wish to rent it out from time to time?
- Configuration of the property – number of bedrooms, bathrooms, reception rooms, study, servants quarters, etc. etc.?
a) General area (i.e.Algarve, Estremadura, Alentejo, etc.)
b) More specific (near sea & beaches, inland, countryside, city/town, resort, hills/mountains etc.)
c) Near your preferred large town/city ?
- Approximate plot size – the larger the plot the less interference from neighbours!! However, a large plot will need to be maintained and kept tidy.
- Do you require convenient access to sporting facilities – golf, tennis, health club, sailing, horse riding etc?
- Are good telecommunications facilities (broadband internet, cable TV, RuralSat, etc.) essential.?
- Do you require easy access to public transport – airport, train, bus etc.?
- Additional 'wish list' – private pool, sea views, close to shopping, NOT on busy main road, predominantly expat area yes/no, etc.
- Do you require air conditioning and central heating? (Both are recommended).
- What is your timescale for purchasing?
- Do you require any assistance with financing, mortgage etc. ?
- And now for the $64,000 question ? What is your approximate budget ?
- Please add any further requirements you think might help us in the search for your ideal property.