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Portugal Buyer's Agents

As Exclusive Portugal Buyer’s Agents (EBA), we are dedicated solely to representing you, the buyer. We never work for the seller. As a family-run business with a national reach, we blend our extensive expertise with a warm, personal touch. Our commitment is to provide you with dedicated and unbiased support every step of the way.

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As Exclusive Portugal Buyer’s Agents, we are committed to saving our clients money at every turn. By securing bank pre-approvals or leveraging cash offers, we position our clients advantageously in negotiations. Our thorough inspection process uncovers potential issues, providing critical leverage for negotiating better terms. We enhance this approach with dual appraisals — both from our internal research and independent certified providers — ensuring a comprehensive understanding of property value.

We engage in strategic bank and insurance bidding to ensure you get the best financial deal. Our intentional, multi-angled strategy is designed to secure maximum savings for our clients in every aspect of their property purchase. Read more below to better understand our process.

Brint had the privilege to help Michael and his family to buy their house here, as their exclusive Portugal buyer's agent.

We asked him to share his experience as a seasoned real estate investor in the US, buying in Portugal. Here is his testimonial:

Complete Real Estate Process explained by our clients Malika and Nihil

Malika and Nikhil watched our videos on youtube, researched our site, and contacted our team in December 2021. By April 2022 they had their keys, and the entire process was by proxy!


“you completely filtered all the stress for us!” – Nikhil and Malika


1. Initial Meeting

Complimentary Buyer Consultation Following Qualification:: During our planning session, we determine your homebuying goals and establish a customized timeline to suit your needs.

2. Local Documentation

Facilitating NIF (Social Security Number for Fiscal Needs), fiscal representation and remote bank account opening - Takes approximetely 1 week for NIF and 4 weeks for Bank Openning.

3. Loan Pre-Approval

Comprehensive assistance in the loan process (when needed), loan interview to calculate your Debt to Income ratio, a Loan Dossier, & the submission of applications to multiple banks for pre-approval.

4. Property Search

Actively scouring listings, databases, and partners to identify properties that align with your criteria and providing access to off-market properties when available.

5. Property Showings

Coordinating property viewings, which may include video recordings and live video tours, and accompanying you to viewings to offer insights and advice.

6. Market Analysis

Performing a comprehensive market analysis of the local real estate market, which includes offering valuable insights into recent sales, market trends, and pricing.

7. Price Assessment

Conducting a property internal price assessment, which involves evaluating the property's history, comparing it to similar sales, and determining the price per square meter.

8. independent appraisal

Obtaining an independent appraisal by a certified agent to assess the property's condition, value, and potential, as well as identify any potential issues or concerns.

9. property inspection

Guidance on potential issues that may arise, all done by a third party inspection company before making an offer to leverage negotiations effectively.

10. Offer & Negotiation

Negotiating with sellers or their representatives on your behalf to secure the most favorable deal, all while ensuring protection through contingencies.

11. Docs Initial Check

Conducting an initial check of property documents to ensure alignment with the actual floor plan, local regulations, and Title Survey.

12. Contract Draft & Sign:

Reviewing and translating the CPCV contract and associated docs through lawyers, and signing on your behalf with a Power of Attorney when needed.

13. Closing Scheduling

Coordinating with multiple parties (lawyers, notaries, seller agents, property owners, etc.), issuing tax guides and assisting with their payment

14. Insurances

Coordinating and connecting you with a trusted insurance broker for your protection, with the goal of securing better rates and a lower APR/TAEG.

15. Final Docs Check

Conducting a final check on documents and title to ensure compliance, and ensuring accurate and timely completion of all necessary paperwork.

16. Closing Support

guiding and translating for you throughout the closing process, and facilitating the signing of the deed with a Power of Attorney when necessary.

17. Money Transfers

Facilitating money transfer by referring you to a trusted partner for smoother transactions and real savings on currency exchange.

18. Post Care

Real Assistance with home-related services, such as utility connections and deep cleaning when necessary.

19. Property Management

For investment purchases, we partner and coordinate rental agents to provide exceptional property management services.


We prioritize your privacy and security, ensuring the strictest confidentiality when it comes to handling your personal and financial information.

Investors Concierge

We provide comprehensive support, from business setup to interior design, connecting you with necessary parties for a seamless investment process.


As your one-stop solution, we assist with relocation, offering visa support through legal professionals, and addressing various other essential requirements.


We provide expert guidance on the real estate market, neighborhoods, and home-buying strategies, along with essential information on the legal and financial aspects of home buying.


Our services are tailored to your unique needs and preferences, adapting to changing circumstances throughout your homebuying journey.

Main Differences between Exclusive Portugal Buyer's Agents and Traditional Real Estate Agents

Our unique role as your exclusive Portugal buyer’s agents differentiates us significantly from traditional real estate agents. Our service stands out by offering a cost-effective approach where the initial fee includes only necessary costs related to the property buying process, ensuring transparency and no hidden charges until the closing. This fee comprehensively covers essential services such as property appraisals by independent and bank-certified professionals, expert engineering inspections, reputable legal assistance, as well as insurance and loan coordination with skilled brokers.

Our Extended Buyer’s Agent (EBA) package is designed to leverage our established relationships with these professionals, thereby securing lower costs for you. This efficiency not only streamlines your buying experience but also offers substantial cost savings, which would be less attainable if these services were engaged independently. We coordinate each aspect of the process, aiming to achieve better rates and services, thus extending the value of your initial fee.

Clients often inquire about our earnings, given our unique fee structure. We earn commissions, similar to traditional agents, but these are typically covered by the property owner, not you. Our approach ensures that you only bear the direct costs of necessary services, while we use our expertise in negotiations to potentially increase your equity in the purchase. For instance, if our negotiation efforts save you €100,000 on a purchase, we might forgo a commission of €2,500. We see this not as a loss but as a win-win situation, where our diligent work results in your savings, leading to client satisfaction and referrals.

This model has built a robust referral base for us, with clients who have saved significantly by choosing our services often recommending us to others. The trust and satisfaction of our clients are crucial to us, as evidenced by the positive feedback and reviews we receive, both on Google and through our informative YouTube content.

Our collaboration with exclusive US and Portuguese consultants extends our working hours, ensuring seamless coordination and cost reduction. By consistently engaging with a network of certified professionals, we ensure high-quality services at better values, encompassed in a straightforward one-off fee to cover all the costs you would have anyway.

Our family-owned business, with a strong national presence in Portugal, is dedicated to providing personalized and reliable service, especially important when investing abroad. Our transparent fee structure and track record of client savings underscore our commitment to saving you both time and money.

Choosing Brint Portugal as your property investment partner means securing expert assistance, a cost-effective and efficient investment experience, and a commitment to making your property journey both rewarding and financially advantageous.

  • As your Exclusive Portugal Buyers agents, we significantly expedite the property buying process through our targeted property searches, tailored specifically to your needs, and our in-depth knowledge of the local real estate market. We streamline the entire process, from initial searching to closing, by efficiently coordinating with various parties and utilizing our expert negotiation skills to secure the best deals. Our ability to identify and address potential issues in properties or contracts early on prevents time-consuming complications later. Furthermore, our personalized advice and support throughout the buying journey facilitate quicker decision-making and minimize the time you spend on research and dealing with uncertainties, making the entire experience more efficient and less time-consuming for you.
  • Traditional real estate agents, committed to professionalism and striving to balance the interests of both sellers and buyers, often face a longer property acquisition timeline due to their nature of work. Their role typically does not involve direct dealings with mortgage brokers, inspection engineers, appraisers, or in-depth document research. This absence of centralized coordination can lead to delays in managing each step of the buyer’s journey. As their responsibilities are divided between selling and buying, their approach might be less focused, causing delays at some stages – from property searching to finalizing the deal. This fragmented method may result in a protracted process for buyers, who might not face these delays when working with a exclusibe buyer’s agent focused solely on their needs.

  • Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents (EBAs): EBAs provide an all-encompassing service that includes coordination of the mortgage process, conducting title surveys, thorough documents research, and ensuring legal protection with contract drafts reviewed by lawyers. We also manage property inspections, arrange for dual appraisals (internal and external), assist in acquiring insurance, and engage in bank bidding to secure better mortgage terms. This comprehensive approach ensures a smooth, end-to-end process for the buyer.
  • Traditional real estate agents, dedicated to professionalism and aiming for mutually beneficial deals, often provide a range of services that, while helpful, may not encompass the full coordination of the buying process. Their approach tends to be more segmented, offering assistance in various aspects but not necessarily managing them comprehensively. They can recommend reputable professionals but typically don’t handle interactions with these experts on behalf of the buyer.

  • In Portugal’s real estate market, the absence of a centralized MLS creates unique challenges with its multitude of listings varying in details. As Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, we bridge this gap by blending a comprehensive nationwide overview with the nuanced understanding of local premium agents in different regions. This dual approach unites the best of both worlds, allowing us to efficiently sift through the diverse property options. We collaborate effectively with reputable seller agents across the country, forming valuable partnerships in every transaction. Our robust nationwide network and quality connections open doors to exclusive off-market properties, expanding the spectrum of investment opportunities for our clients. Our operations span key areas including the Madeira and Azores Islands, Algarve, Alentejo, Lisbon, Silver Coast, Porto, and the North region. This wide coverage, combined with local expertise, ensures that we not only find the best properties but also match them to the ideal locations that align with our clients’ unique lifestyle or investment goals.
  • Traditional real estate partners, dedicated to maintaining professional integrity and striving for fair outcomes for both sellers and buyers, often have a localized scope of operation. Focusing primarily on their specific regions, they may offer a limited variety of options and insights for buyers looking to invest in different areas. This local focus can be less conducive for buyers, especially those open to exploring various regions, be it for investment purposes or as future expats. Traditional agents usually emphasize their local listings, which may lack the broader market perspective and diverse property selections advantageous for buyers with flexible regional interests.

  • AS YOUR EXCLUSIVE PORTUGAL BUYERS AGENTS, we provide access to unlimited inventory, presenting all available options in the market, regardless of who has the listing.  We also offer exclusive entry to hundreds of off-market properties through our national partners. This ensures you have an unparalleled selection of options at your fingertips and are exposed to the widest possible range of properties that fit your criteria.

  • Traditional real estate agents, while adhering to ethical standards, naturally focus on promoting properties listed by their agency first. This practice is a standard approach worldwide; as seller’s agents, they have a commitment to prioritize the properties entrusted to them by owners. Their primary aim is to sell these listings, and therefore, they often show their own and their colleagues’ listings before exploring options from other agencies. This inherent focus on their listings can sometimes restrict the initial variety of choices presented to buyers, contrasting with Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents who offer a wide array of properties from various sources right from the beginning.
  • As Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, our negotiation strategy is entirely focused on advancing the buyer’s interests. We operate without any conflict of interest, as we never represent sellers. This singular focus allows us to adopt an aggressive stance in negotiations, ensuring that we pursue the most favorable terms and conditions exclusively for our clients. Our commitment is to secure the best possible deal, whether that involves lower prices, better terms, or advantageous contingencies. Our role is to be advocates for our buyers, using every piece of information and market insight to their advantage.

  • Traditional real estate agents, who are committed to professionalism and aim for equitable outcomes, primary objective is to facilitate a deal that meets the needs of both parties, which can lead to less aggressive negotiation tactics on behalf of the buyer.

  • Our fiduciary duty as Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents is unequivocally aligned with the buyer. This commitment encompasses loyalty, confidentiality, diligence, and obedience exclusively towards our client’s interests. We are obligated to provide unbiased and honest advice, prioritize the buyer’s financial interests, and maintain absolute discretion in all dealings. Our actions and recommendations are driven solely by what is most beneficial for the buyer, ensuring that their objectives are met.

  • Traditional Real Estate Agents, committed to ethical standards and aiming to achieve positive results for sellers and buyers they represent. Their role requires balancing the seller’s goal of maximizing sale value with the buyer’s aim to minimize purchase costs. This split professional obligation can sometimes limit their capacity for strong advocacy on your behalf. In dual representation situations, their task becomes one of fair mediation, finding a middle ground between conflicting interests. This approach contrasts with Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, whose single-minded commitment to the buyer ensures focused advocacy and unwavering loyalty, leading to a more dedicated representation.

  • Our expertise as Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents is rooted in a deep understanding of the real estate market from a buyer’s perspective. We specialize in identifying factors that are crucial for buyers, such as the potential for future resale value, the growth prospects of different neighborhoods, and the long-term benefits of specific property features.  Our goal is to equip you with all the information you need to make a well-informed decision, ensuring that your purchase is not only suitable for your current needs but also a valuable asset in the future.

  • Traditional real estate agents, while knowledgeable about the market, often have a broader focus that includes both buying and selling properties. Their insights are frequently aligned with selling strategies, such as understanding what features are most attractive to potential buyers or how to price a property for a quick sale. This perspective is valuable, but it can differ from the in-depth knowledge a buyer needs when making a purchasing decision. For instance, they might emphasize the appeal of a property in the current market without the same concentration on the property’s long-term growth potential or how changes in the neighborhood could affect future value. This difference in focus means that buyers might not get the full spectrum of information needed for a purchase that’s not just satisfactory now but also a wise investment for the future. Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents fill this gap by providing buyer-centric market insights and guidance.
  • As Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, our sole commitment is to the buyer, which places us in a unique position free of conflicts of interest. This singular focus means that every piece of advice we give, every property we suggest, and every negotiation strategy we employ is tailored specifically to benefit the buyer. We don’t have listings to sell or sellers to appease, so our recommendations are unbiased and purely in the interest of finding the best possible outcome for our clients. This clarity of purpose ensures that buyers receive dedicated attention and guidance that is 100% aligned with their needs and goals. The absence of divided loyalties means we can fully concentrate on securing the most advantageous deal for our clients, both in terms of price and contract terms.

  • Traditional real estate agents, committed to professionalism and integrity, often operate in dual representation roles, serving both sellers and buyers. This position, aimed at achieving satisfactory results for both parties, can lead to inherent conflicts of interest. Balancing the seller’s desire for a high sale price with the buyer’s preference for a lower price may impact their capacity to fully represent the buyer’s interests. In contrast, Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents focus exclusively on the buyer, ensuring that their clients’ needs and objectives are always the primary concern, free from the complexities of dual representation.
  • As Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, our sole commitment is to the buyer, which places us in a unique position free of conflicts of interest. This singular focus means that every piece of advice we give, every property we suggest, and every negotiation strategy we employ is tailored specifically to benefit the buyer. We don’t have listings to sell or sellers to appease, so our recommendations are unbiased and purely in the interest of finding the best possible outcome for our clients. This clarity of purpose ensures that buyers receive dedicated attention and guidance that is 100% aligned with their needs and goals. The absence of divided loyalties means we can fully concentrate on securing the most advantageous deal for our clients, both in terms of price and contract terms.

  • Traditional real estate agents, acting with good intentions and in good faith, generally aim to create outcomes beneficial for both sellers and buyers. However, when it comes to leveraging financial strategies in negotiations, they may not exhibit the same level of assertiveness as Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents. Their guidance through the pre-approval process is often part of a broader strategy to serve both parties’ interests, leading to a more generalized approach in negotiations. This dual representation can result in less aggressive use of financial tools like pre-approvals and cash offers, which are key tactics employed by Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents.
  • In our role as Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, we place a high priority on the legal and contractual aspects of property purchases. Recognizing the complexities of real estate transactions, we ensure that our buyers receive robust legal protection. This involves a thorough review of all contracts and legal documents by experienced lawyers specializing in real estate. Our aim is to identify and address any potential legal issues before they become problems. This includes clarifying terms, ensuring compliance with real estate laws, and safeguarding against any clauses that could be detrimental to the buyer’s interests. We also check if every part of the house has been legally registered to avoid potential headaches. Our approach is proactive – we don’t just react to legal challenges; we anticipate and manage them to provide a secure and legally sound transaction for our clients through lawyers and notaries.

  • Traditional real estate agents may not provide the same level of detailed legal and contractual scrutiny. For instance, they might not verify whether every room in a property is properly registered or if there are any registration issues with a pool. They may also not check environmental factors such as high humidity or potential legal complications in the paperwork. While they assist in the general transaction process with good faith, their service may not extend to the in-depth legal analysis and personalized advice that is a cornerstone of our approach as Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents. This difference in service levels can be crucial, as it impacts the degree of protection and assurance a buyer receives in their property purchase.
  • In our role as Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, we place significant emphasis on property inspections and appraisals. Understanding the crucial role these elements play, we conduct comprehensive inspections to uncover any potential issues with a property that could affect its value or suitability for the buyer. Additionally, we utilize dual appraisals — both our internal assessment and independent professional evaluations — to gain a well-rounded understanding of the property’s true market value. This dual appraisal approach provides a solid basis for informed negotiations, allowing us to advocate effectively for our clients. By identifying any discrepancies between the listed price and the appraised value, we are equipped to negotiate the price and terms more effectively, ensuring our clients pay a fair price and understand the investment they are making.

  • Traditional Real Estate Agents, committed to professional integrity and focused on achieving balanced outcomes for all parties, can encounter constraints in their dual role. This balancing act often restricts their ability to concentrate on uncovering property flaws or negotiating lower prices, as it could counter their responsibility to the seller. As a result, buyers collaborating with these agents might not receive detailed insights into a property’s true condition and market value, which can influence their negotiating power. Specifically, this limitation may affect the buyer’s opportunity to secure terms more favorable than those of the seller, as the agent’s role involves equitably managing both parties’ interests.
  • At Brint, as uoir Exclusive Portugal Buyers Agents, we provide highly personalized services, tailoring property searches and process flows to individual buyer needs, whether they are investors seeking ROI or expats looking for a smooth relocation. Offer comprehensive coordination and stress management by liaising with various service providers nationally, ensuring each buyer’s unique requirements are met effectively.

  • Traditional Real Estate Agents, while dedicated to professional ethics and focused on creating balanced outcomes for both sellers and buyers, typically adopt a more uniform approach to service. This methodology may not always account for the varied needs of distinct buyer groups like investors and expats. Consequently, they might not provide the same degree of customized coordination and tailored process adaptation that aligns with the specific objectives of different buyers.

As Premium Exclusive Portugal Buyer’s Agents, we provide a wide array of property choices, combining listings from multiple agencies with exclusive access to off-market opportunities through our national network.

We specialize in leveraging every advantage for our clients. A significant portion of our clientele are cash buyers, a fact well-known by our partners.

This status often gives us an edge in negotiations. For those requiring financing, as Exclusive Portugal Buyer’s Agents, we also ensure you are pre-qualified before property visits. This is a powerful tool in our negotiations, demonstrating serious intent and financial readiness.

Our strategy for securing the best deals extends to the use of independent appraisal and our own price assessments reports, ensuring that you are always presented with fair and advantageous pricing options. We’re not here to just close a deal; we’re here to ensure you gain financially.

Importantly, we conduct thorough property inspections.
Any issues discovered during these inspections are used as crucial leverage points in negotiations. This approach, combined with our extensive document research and title surveys, forms a comprehensive strategy to protect your interests.

We use all available information to secure favorable terms and conditions in the CPCV contract, ensuring you benefit from a deal that is not only financially sound but also safe and secure.

Our goal as Exclusive Portugal Buyer’s Agents is to provide a streamlined, stress-free property acquisition experience, harnessing all forms of leverage – from financial pre-approvals to inspection findings – to negotiate the best possible deal on your behalf.

If you are thinking about buying residential property in Portugal for relocation, for retirement, as a vacation property, or as an investment opportunity, BRINT can serve as your exclusive Portugal buyer’s agent. With years of combined experience in the Portuguese real estate market, we can help you find the best properties, navigate the negotiation process, and help you get the best price possible. 

We specialize in finding the best potential properties, gathering all the essential information you need about the surrounding neighborhood and schools, arranging for property inspections, and even negotiating with the seller as your representative so you can get the lowest price.

When people from the US, the UK, Canada and elsewhere buy property in Portugal, they quickly realize that the process can be a lot different than it is in their home country. Negotiating a real estate purchase where you live is hard enough, but when the property is hundreds or even thousands of miles away in a foreign country where you may not even speak the language, it can be next to impossible without somebody right there on the ground looking out for your best interests.

The Portuguese home buying process can be extremely stressful and time-consuming. While it may be tempting to rely on the listing agent when inquiring about a seemingly perfect house online, it’s important to remember that the listing agent is acting on the seller’s behalf, not yours. Instead, you need to rely on BRINT Portugal to be your local advocate.

In Portugal the real estate laws are different. Buying Real Estate without an Exclusive Portugal Buyer's Agent can be a major challenge

As your Exclusive Portugal Buyer's Agents, Brint will make sure that you’re buying a property that’s fairly priced and doesn’t have any legal or planning board or zoning issues.

At BRINT Portugal, we have one job: Getting you the best property at the lowest possible price.

The duties of a traditional real estate agent in Portugal are the same as anywhere: Listing, showing, and ultimately selling property at the highest possible price on the behalf of its owner. After all, when the sale price is higher, so is the commission received by the realtor. BRINT Portugal acts as your representative, making sure you get the best property at the best value.

It is nothing new that real estate agents worldwide work for the seller of the property and are encouraged to reach the highest price for their clients.

It works the same in Portugal: Traditional brokers are paid directly by the seller and are therefore motivated to sell properties for the best price so they can get the highest possible commission. But in the Portuguese real estate market, it gets even more complex and dynamic. Because of the language barrier and the foreign buyer’s lack of local market knowledge, it is essential to have somebody right there providing impartial advice without a conflict of interest.

If something goes wrong before the closing, the seller’s broker may protect the sale even if it is not in your best interests as a buyer.

For example, let’s say the appraisal comes in lower than the sales price. In this instance, the seller’s broker has a huge conflict of interest: To make the highest sales commission, it’s in their best interest to protect the sale at the higher price!

Schedule a real estate planning session with BRINT Portugal. Our real estate representatives on the ground will be in your corner every step of the way towards your dream of living / investing in Europe.

We will ensure you will have the latest market intelligence data to make an informed decision.

Many of our agents are also ex-pats themselves, so they know what it’s like to buy a property in Portugal
as a foreigner.

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