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Xmas message from HomeKey Portugal

Dear Valued Clients, Supporters, Friends, and Family, As the holiday season unfolds, we at HomeKey Portugal extend our heartfelt gratitude to each of you. Your unwavering support, trust, and loyalty have been the pillars of our success throughout the year. This festive season, we want to express our sincerest thanks to our clients for choosing HomeKey as your business partner. Your journey is our...

The basics about capital gains tax in Portugal

Capital Gains are the profit that you generate when selling a property. The capital gain that you make from the purchase of the property is liable to tax. We will explain you all the basics about Capital Gains tax in Portugal. When you are planning on selling your property in Portugal or already sold a property this year, keep reading! For a full explanation, watch our video here. Key...

The Schist Houses of Beira Baixa

Portugal is a country filled with architectural treasures, from majestic palaces to picturesque villages. Among these wonders, the “xisto” (schist) houses of Beira Baixa stand out as a unique example of traditional architecture that enchants visitors from around the world. In this article, we will explore the characteristics, history, and advantages of these houses, as well as some classified...

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Who are the People from Central Interior of Portugal?

In the corners of the Central Interior of Portugal, the unparalleled essence of the people of this region is unveiled. Far from the hustle and bustle of big cities, yet within a short distance of public services and commerce, this place reflects its identity, deep-rooted customs, and lively celebrations that deserve the attention of those from other parts of Europe who wish to discover a region with...

What to do in the Beira Baixa

When driving through the Beira Baixa region a unique feeling of peace and tranquility overwhelms you. Gently curving through the mountains with a different view after every corner, descend and ascend. You are almost the only one on these roads and even when you enter the hamlets and villages, they look abandoned. What a breath of fresh air! This feeling of being one of the few lucky ones on this piece of...

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Off-grid solar systems: Let’s learn more?

An off-grid solar system is the perfect solution if you are looking to live in rural Portugal in areas where the mains electricity supply is too far away or if you just want complete independency. Moreover, with energy prices continuing to rise, it is a logical step to look for ways to disconnect from the grid completely. The off-grid solar system generates electricity, stores that power in batteries, and...

Traditions and myths of Beira Baixa Region

Understanding the personality and way of life of the people around us and the localities we are part of, requires knowing a little about their ancestral past and their traditions and myths that have shaped their personality and way of life. Learning about how they were raised, and the traditions of their ancestors is a way to better understand the region and, therefore, achieve better integration. Let's...

Key Talks: Spring walk events

Spring walk events in Beira Baixa

In the Beira Baixa there is so much to do that it is difficult to choose where to go! There are weekly markets, monthly markets, yearly events and village parties. The associations of the villages also have their own agenda for the year. Like the association of Monte Gordo, Santo André das Tojeiras, organizes two walks a year. One in Spring and one in Autumn.  Alvito river Spring walk "Rota...

Prepare for Spring weather in Castelo Branco Portugal Homekey

Prepare for Spring weather!

Spring is without a doubt the most beautiful and colorful season in Portugal. Especially in the mountainous areas of Castelo Branco, it is an enchanting time of year. The water streams flow, flowers are popping out everywhere and it seems that the birds chirp even louder than normal.Spring starts here from mid-March. This year it started with a sudden increase of temperature and we even had 25 degrees on...

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