How to Find an Apartment in Portugal

Lisbon - Sintra, Palacio da Pena

Lisbon – Sintra, Palacio da Pena

Portugal is located in Europe. The official language is Portuguese. The largest city is Lisbon.

Classifieds and Real Estate Agents

You can often find some hidden gems if you dig through the classifieds and real estate agent listings.

  • Craigslist: Pioneers in the internet classifieds space. These guys have tons of Lisbon apartment options that are updated daily. Craigslist is the first place I would check after testing out the Portugal-specific search engines.
  • Sapo: Sapo is a really big portal for just about everything in Portugal.
  • OLX: OLX is a massive classifieds site.
  • Remax: I’m sure you have hear of Remax, the giant worldwide real estate agency.

General Apartment and Housing Search Engines

If you have already exhausted your options above, check out the general apartment and housing search engines below.

  • Trip Advisor: Trip Advisor is a great destination for vacation rentals. Search around this site to see what you come up with.
  • HomeAway.comA giant in the vacation rental space with properties featured in countries around the world.
  • AirbnbAirbnb has properties displayed for over 185 countries. You can often get some pretty good deals for short term rentals.

Useful Articles and Blog Posts

Check out the useful articles and blog posts below for more information to help you with your apartment search.

  • Anglo InfoAnglo Info has details on the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants.

There you have it. The best places for finding an apartment in Portugal. If you are interested in working in this country, be sure to check out my article on how to find a job in Portugal as a foreigner. If you are single and are looking to spice up your dating life, check out my reviews of the best dating sites in Portugal. Enjoy your stay!

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