Pastel-coloured residential apartment blocks in the Marvila district of Lisbon. Portugal offers residence permits in return for a minimum €500,000 investment. Photo: Bloomberg Pastel-coloured residential apartment blocks in the Marvila district of Lisbon. Portugal offers residence permits in return for a minimum €500,000 investment. Photo: Bloomberg
Pastel-coloured residential apartment blocks in the Marvila district of Lisbon. Portugal offers residence permits in return for a minimum €500,000 investment. Photo: Bloomberg

Portugal, Europe’s hottest property market, is becoming increasingly unaffordable for locals

  • Foreign investors have pumped €4.3 billion into Portuguese real estate through a residency programme since it began in 2012
  • Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva calls such programmes a ‘sovereign right’

Topic |   International Property
Pastel-coloured residential apartment blocks in the Marvila district of Lisbon. Portugal offers residence permits in return for a minimum €500,000 investment. Photo: Bloomberg Pastel-coloured residential apartment blocks in the Marvila district of Lisbon. Portugal offers residence permits in return for a minimum €500,000 investment. Photo: Bloomberg
Pastel-coloured residential apartment blocks in the Marvila district of Lisbon. Portugal offers residence permits in return for a minimum €500,000 investment. Photo: Bloomberg
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