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Real Estate in Lagos, Portugal

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Jul 04, 2023

Summary: The average cost of a nice 2 bedroom home in Lagos, Portugal is around €200,000, while a nice 3 bedroom home can cost around €250,000. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, central heating, and a fully equipped kitchen. Some may also include a private garden or terrace. Foreigners are allowed to purchase property in Lagos, however they must obtain a Portuguese tax number and register with the local tax office. The best way for an expat to search for a home to buy in Lagos is to use a real estate agent or search online. It is also important to research the local area and visit the property in person before making a purchase. The most desirable neighborhoods in Lagos are Praia da Luz, Meia Praia, and Lagos Marina. These areas are known for their stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and excellent restaurants.

How do I find a place to live in Lagos?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"One of the best ways to find a place to live in Lagos is to search online for rental listings. Websites such as Idealista, Imovirtual, and BPI Expresso offer a wide variety of rental listings in the area. Additionally, you can also search for rental listings on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Additionally, you can also contact local real estate agents who specialize in the area to help you find a suitable place to live. Finally, you can also ask friends and family who live in the area for recommendations," said one expat who made the move to Lagos.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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