According to the National Statistics Institute (INE), after the “significant” increases both in number and value in previous years, in 2019 the number of properties acquired by non-resident investors decreased by 2%, having increased by 1% in value.
The average property value sold to non-residents was €176,429 (up by 3.1% in 2018).
“This figure is 57% higher than the average value of total transactions, a difference similar to that in 2018”, said the INE.
Among the main countries of residence of non-resident buyers, INE highlights China, whose average value of real estate acquired by investors of this country (€373,071) was more than double the total average value of real estate sold to residents abroad.
The average value of real estate acquired for a price equal to or greater than EUR 500,000 reached EUR 923,016, increasing by 3.2% compared to 2018.
The Algarve overtook the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, mustering up 37.7% of the value of acquisitions by non-residents (35.8% in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area).
Still according to INE, in 2019, the number of properties traded in Portugal decreased by 4.7%, while the average value of properties traded in 2019 went up by 4.1%.
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