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Property construction or property renovation in Portugal

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Employing businesses such as construction companies, architects and engineers can be as straight forward as just that “employing”. You’re the one with the money and so you MANAGE the company like employees and when they have done what you want them to do you pay them and everyone’s happy?
Probably, Possibly, Rarely………

Looking for a firm or company for property construction or property renovation in Portugal When the task you have asked them to do is something as complex as a construction or a refurbishment project there are usually many other facets to consider. What about sub contractors. Who will manage, pay find them.
The last thing you want to be worrying or arguing about is “who said what” and how it didn’t mean that. An employee, person or company who has not bought into your project is a massive liability and will affect the outcome of your planned project. Without “collaboration” within your project they will pile those bricks, cut that timber and lay that concrete but they will probably not say to you before hand. Have you thought of this consequence or it could save you money if.

Looking for a firm or company for property construction or property renovation in Portugal
Employing also leaves you with all the responsibility when in truth you may be out of your depth and having to manage on gut feel basis rather than experience.
That is why it makes so much real sense to collaborate with a suitably qualified company lead by a highly experienced and able manager. Communications become easier, budgets are easier to manage and cost saving not previously identified can be made by utilizing supplier discounts for instance or finding alternative ways to do a particular task.
You know why you should be collaborating let’s see if we can make it easier for you to do it on your Portuguese building project.

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One of the hardest things to overcome in making a collaboration happen is finding the person or company to partner with in your collaboration. The truth is that a successful collaboration is dependent on who you partner with. It is not about finding someone who is the most popular or recommended by someone who you met in the pub.. Here are some things to look for.

Trust One Another: This is the biggest and largest part of a good partnership with someone. When thinking of entering a collaboration This is someone you need to be able to know can make a decision and you not second-guess it naturally. Trust is the binding factor in a collaboration.
Respect: You need to feel a mutual respect for each others talents. Be honest with yourself if you respect that person’s work.
Easy Communication: When you all trust and respect each other communication is the next big thing.
Passion: Once the first three are checked off. Check the level of passion for carrying out this type of work. You want to work with people who go above and beyond especially if you know you are that same way.

Contact Castelo Construction Lda to find out if we can collaborate.  www.casteloconstruction.com

Property construction or property renovation in Portugal

English speaking stone house builder in Portugal, figures from the Portuguese Real Estate Association, Portugal receives around 2 million British tourists a year; and between 17,000 and 18,000 Brits buy property in Portugal annually, with over 50% opting for homes in the Algarve. Property in the Algarve When considering a holiday property in the Algarve, you might imagine relaxing holidays on golden beaches with calm blue waters while sampling the delights of this well liked region of Portugal. Beyond the picturesque scenes of fishermen's nets hanging on the docks, brightly coloured fishing boats bobbing in the harbour and quaint buildings faded from the sun, property in the Algarve offers something even more attractive: charming properties in a fantastic climate with a stable economy. The quintessential Portuguese property is the ever popular white-washed villa in the Algarve. No matter how far you venture from your property in the Algarve, you will be surrounded by vibrant colours from the vivid blue skies and turquoise waters to the lush green grass and white walls of the buildings' in the Algarve's old towns. Investing in a property in the Algarve means you can enjoy luxury golf courses, great restaurants and a lively night life at the end of a long day spent on what are considered to be some of the world's most beautiful beaches; or take a stroll through the old town to take in some of the history and heritage of the Algarve. Property in the Silver Coast Exploring the towns, villages and countryside of this beautiful region will be enough to convince you that buying a property on the Silver Coast is a decision you won't regret. Owning a property on the Silver Coast is owning a property on an enchanted island with an ancient fortress, fragrant orchards and fruitful vineyards. Take time away from your Silver Coast property to explore the pine tree bordered lagoon and the gentle rolling hills; the historical monuments and museums; or, having spent the day on one of the wide stretches of beach, return to your Silver Coast property after an evening of fine gastronomy in any of the great restaurants the Silver Coast has to offer. Property in Lisbon Situated on the north banks of the River Tagus, the charm of Lisbon lies in its strong links to the past. From renovated palaces, magnificent churches and an impressive castle; the property in Lisbon mirrors the city's rich cultural heritage. Its eclectic blend of neighbourhoods, culture and architecture set apart this capital from other European cities; making it a fascinating city to visit and Lisbon property an attractive investment prospect. Property in Lisbon offers investors the best of both worlds - from your Lisbon property you can wander the narrow cobbled streets of the city and take in the sights; or head to the Lisbon coast for a day at the beach Property in Alentejo If your reason for investing in overseas property is to escape the humdrum of modern life, but you are not excited by the typical beachside properties; property in Alentejo is for you Commonly referred to as the "bread basket" of Portugal, Alentejo is a region of vast open countryside with undulating plains and rich fertile soil. Property in Alentejo is typically farmhouse style property, with most of the major towns reliant on agriculture, livestock and wood for income. However, Alentejo property does not have to be restricted to farmhouses in the countryside as the region varies considerably. From the rolling plains of the south and the granite hills bordering Spain in the north-east, to the south's charming medieval villages and the coastal strip in the west which runs from the port of Sines down to Cape de São Vincente Lisbon, Cadaval Apartment for sale in Moncarapacho e Fuseta Moncarapacho e Fuseta, Olhão, Farofor sale in Almancil, Loulé, Faro articles about overseas property for sale in Portugal Overseas property news overseas-property/currency

English speaking stone house builder in Portugal

English speaking stone house builder in Portugal

Looking for a English speaking stone house builder in Portugal You may have found the perfect house in Portugal, perfect except that you may want to make some changes or remodeling or extension or perhaps building an outside dining area that fits in with the overall look and style of your old stone house.

 

You may not know the names of the masons techniques to be used particularly in Portuguese but you want the new work to blend in well with the existing ancient stone walls.

Worry not ! our masons produce work that they are proud of and that you will be amazed by. For someone trying to have work carried out on your property in Portugal it can be ultra stressful and emotional for three main reasons.

1, Communication, lack of and making yourself understood. How to describe what you want. Especially if you are not here all the time.

2, Cultural difference, expectations that you have will not be matched by your Portuguese counterpart.

3, Understanding local construction methods, practices and materials. These three heart attack inducing areas can be removed by working with a building company like Castelo Construction Lda. www.casteloconstruction.com

Our teams are very experienced Portuguese builders who understand that we expect different things from them than their usual Portuguese clients.

They are used to using the latest building techniques and build to a superb level of finish.

Despite their initial fears of having to repeat them selves several times to be better understood they find that they are dealing with a highly experienced and qualified builder who can translate there wishes to the craftsmen and manage the process to completion.

When you work with us do not spend too much time getting bogged down with learning everything there is to know about construction or the Portuguese language because you will not learn it all and it will be frustrating carrying a phrasebook around with you.

It is far more beneficial to collect together an ideas scrapbook so that you can help us understand the type of space, finishing, features that you like. These can be quickly understood and transferred in your new home.

Obviously it’s a big decision having work done in Portugal and not being there to supervise.

Contact us info@casteloconstruction.com to talk about your project we can share with you some of our excellent references and give you competitive quotations for any construction work that you may require.

 

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We have all heard the quote from George Bernard Shaw “England and America are two countries divided by a common language”.

Even though we speak basically the same language people sometimes have trouble understanding one-another. The actual words used are not the issue its the context that they are used in and also the expectations that have been built up in our minds by our backgrounds, upbringing and education.

When I get frustrated with the way things are handled here in Portugal by the government-run organizations and utilities I always think back to the famous quote from The Wizard of Oz film from 1939. “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”

This helps me to re-calibrate my attitude, expectations, patience threshold and a few other blood pressure raising traits that we bring from northern Europe. For someone like you trying to have work carried out on your property in Portugal it can be ultra stressful and emotional for three main reasons.

1, Communication, lack of and making yourself understood. How to describe what you want. Especially if you are not here all the time and have to communicate over the phone.

2, Cultural difference, expectations that you have will not be matched by your Portuguese counterpart.

3, Understanding local construction methods, practices and materials.

These three heart attack inducing hurdles can be removed by working with a building company like Castelo Construction Lda.      www.casteloconstruction.com Our teams are very experienced Portuguese builders who understand that we expect different things from them than their usual Portuguese clients. They are used to using the latest building techniques and build to a superb level of finish.

Our clients, despite their initial fears of having to repeat them selves several times to be better understood they find that they are dealing with a highly experienced and qualified builder who can translate their wishes to the craftsmen and manage the process professionally  to completion.

When you work with us do not spend too much time getting bogged down with learning everything there is to know about construction or the Portuguese language because you will not learn it all and it will be frustrating carrying a phrasebook around with you.

It is far more beneficial to collect together what is often called a “mood board” or “ideas scrapbook” so that you can help us understand the type of space, finishing and features that you like.

These can be quickly understood and transferred into your new home. Obviously its a big decision having work done in Portugal and not being there to supervise. Contact  info@casteloconstruction.com to talk about your project.

We can share with you some of our excellent references and give you competitive quotations for any construction work that you may require.

Castelo Construction work throughout Portugal  927168247

English speaking builders central Portugal