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RE: Spouse Hesitant

@christopherdouglas Thanks for the advice. I wouldn't mind something with a little bit of property, but until I get there, no idea. Will be nice to get there to see all the areas I have heard so much ...

In forum General Chit Chat & Conversations

2 months ago
RE: Camara building authorization?

Hello, i´m in Cascais historical center but usually my contrator handles every authorization. Here, if you are not changing the facade, you just need a prior notice to the Càmara so they know you are ...

In forum Building & Renovating

1 year ago
RE: Camara building authorization?

you should schedule a meeting with one of the council planners/architects to discuss the project. Take all of the paperwork you have if you own the building, if not get as much as possible from the se...

In forum Building & Renovating

1 year ago
RE: Portugal lockdown being voted on tomorrow

@christopherdouglas thanks for keeping us posted. Not too bad considering our plans😏 As a mere mortal I've spent long pondering measures taken by various governments worldwide to stop the spre...

In forum General Chit Chat & Conversations

1 year ago
RE: D7 income requirement

@unreal Here are the cash requirements necessary to have in your Portuguese Bank Account to satisfy the income portion of the D7 process: 1st adult (applicant): 100% of the current minimum wage (635...

In forum Visas, Residency & Citizenship

1 year ago
RE: Boar Alert

@ridgerunners732 @christopherdouglas Hello All, We had them a couple of years ago and they almost destroyed 2 lawns. Left an enormous jig saw puzzle which took a year to complete. This time they di...

In forum Pets, Animals and Wildlife

1 year ago
RE: Adapter plugs

Hi @christopherdouglas, er - that's what adapter plugs are (see photo above). We're not idiots! Only needed as a temporary measure till we can fix 2-pins to all our appliances.

In forum Moving to Portugal

1 year ago
RE: Portuguese Wine - Promote your favourite here

Our personal favorites (and we enjoy many Portuguese wines from all the growing areas) are from a small co-op in the Douro which we really enjoyed at the Quinta de Tourais in Cambres. A small band of ...

In forum Cooking, Food, Wine & Eating Out

1 year ago
RE: Boar Alert

So I asked a Portuguese friend if he had a solution to the boars. He said 'Do you have a gun?', I said no 'Do You?'. He replied 'I'm not allowed have a gun because of this' as he pointed to his head....

In forum Pets, Animals and Wildlife

2 years ago
RE: Boar Alert

I remember when we had pigs on our Quinta, I went to feed them on day and found another mouth to feed. A young Javali had gotten into the electric fence but couldn’t get out. That young boar lived wit...

In forum Pets, Animals and Wildlife

2 years ago
RE: Brits moving to Portugal & applying for Non Habitual Resident tax status

Also on the subject of obtaining the certificate of registration of residency:I've read contradictory accounts of the requirements for this (for EU citizens). 😕 One website says I need to prov...

In forum Moving to Portugal

1 year ago
RE: Brits moving to Portugal & applying for Non Habitual Resident tax status

I don't know about "most" Câmaras refusing to issue residence certificates to people who haven't been in the country for 90 days but according to posters on this and other sites, it does happen. Under...

In forum Moving to Portugal

1 year ago
RE: Financial Resources

@christopherdouglas Haha, thanks for the reply. Of course this is the biggest thing I worry about. I like to be as prepared as possible. My recurring nightmare is I will get to the gate of Portuga...

In forum New Members - Start Here

1 year ago
RE: What 'new normal' would you create with 15.3 billion euros? (Plus mandala gardening!)

Interesting headline just seen in Portugal's TV news ... "We (Portuguese) are getting 45 billion euros and are not paying any of it back!" Just what the Frugal MEP's now discussing the Bail Out and ...

In forum Good Morning Portugal - Open Discussion

1 year ago
RE: New member- house deposit paid

@christopherdouglas, oh I am sure the time will fly by - we have lots to do before that - its actually Altardo Graca, not the one in Lisbon 🙂

In forum New Members - Start Here

1 year ago
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