Portugal is blessed with a magnificent climate, superb beaches, friendly people, affordable property, a low cost of living, great food and wine, and a relaxed pace of life. No wonder so many of us are choosing to flee Britain and make a new life in this idyllic corner of Europe.
Portugal has long been a favourite destination for British retirees. The new UK pension regulations, introduced in April 2015, have made realising the dream of a life in the sun easier and more enticing than ever.
At RC Brown Investment Management, we can create a bespoke investment portfolio for you to help meet your income and growth aspirations in a safe, tax-efficient manner over the long term. Plus, you’ll have the peace of mind of working with a firm authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). So you can be sure you’re getting the very best advice and service and return on your money – and enjoy your new life in Portugal to the full.
Britain has a 'double tax treaty' with Portugal, which means you’re liable for tax in one jurisdiction or the other, not both.
It's not something any of us wants to think about. But if you're retiring to Portugal, you need to consider the implications if the worst should happen to you, or a loved one, while you’re there.
There are no restrictions on foreign property ownership, and transaction costs are generally low.
Missing the grandchildren, culture shock, a long-term illness, loss of a partner, language difficulties, money worries or simple homesickness prompt hundreds of British expats to sell up and head home every year.