FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The most frequently asked questions about house hunters or property hunters

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WHAT IS A HOUSE HUNTER OR A PROPERTY HUNTER?

A real estate professional working exclusively for buyers. He undertakes the complete search for a property to buy or rent, following a comprehensive set of specifications agreed between the two parties:

WHAT IS A BUYING AGENT?

This is the title that we actually prefer. We are traditionally known as “house hunters” or “apartment hunters”, but these are in fact restrictive designations. Our tailored services do not stop at the search. We do much more: we help you negotiate your mortgage, we advise you at every step of the purchase process, we support you when you move in…

WHAT IS A RELOCATION AGENT?

A relocation agent is in fact a house hunter specialized in rentals. It is just a different title. House hunters are traditionally agents for buyers while relocation professionals are agents for renters.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE WITH REAL ESTATE AGENCIES?

The house hunter does not sell, he does not have a portfolio of properties, which means he is totally independent. He is not limited to a number of properties but prospects the whole of the real estate market, including both professionals and individuals. He provides a truly tailored service.

WHAT IS OUR LEGAL STATUS?

A house hunter holds the status of professional in real estate transaction, a status delivered by the authorities upon proof of:

WHAT IS A SEARCH MANDATE?

It is a regulated contractual document whereby you (the principal) entrust us (the agent) with your search. This mandate determines the duration of the search, its criteria, our obligations as agent, our fees and its modalities. It also includes a withdrawal form notifying the principal that he can cancel the mandate within the first 7 days.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Our services have a price, but not a cost. They are consistently balanced with an optimal negotiation, time saving and peace of mind.

WHY BUY IN LISBON?

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The Lisbon and surrounding areas provide a safe, secure and politically stable country, sun (260 days of sunshine per year in Lisbon) and a very pleasant area to live in … 20 minutes from the nearest beach and golf course…

Lisbon has good telecommunications and medical infrastructures and is well served by many airlines, with the airport 20 minutes from the centre of the capital.


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