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200 euro per month just for pool/gardenning?  


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Hello, we are about to rent for a year, a large 4 bedroom house in the Algarve, at 2300 per month.
But on top they said they want 200 euro per month for the pool & garden maintenance. The agent said that's a good price.
It's a small front garden (rear is paved) and the pool is a bit small salt water pool.

Any thoughts? Are the gardeners paid more than the ones in England?

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This price does seem a bit steep for Portugal. Who will be doing the work? A local? And how many hours of work a day/week do you expect from that?

I am in Lisbon and we pay our maid 7€ an hour. For harder labour on our Quinta we pay about the same per hour.

 

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