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Calling Pete, SloJan, Ray and the rest - Portugal needs you!

Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Portugal.
Subforums: Property for Sale/Rent, 2nd Hand Items for Sale/Wanted

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Re: Calling Pete, SloJan, Ray and the rest - Portugal needs

Post Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2005 4:50 pm

Hi Simon,
Thanks for the info on banking & health insurance. Speak to you soon.

Cheers,
Pete

 

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Re: Calling Pete, SloJan, Ray and the rest - Portugal needs

Post Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2005 4:07 am

Hi Simon, hope you're well?

Things are getting pretty confusing on the "will my tv work..." thread , so I'm hoping you may be able to put us all out of our puzzlement....

When you moved over to PT a couple of years ago , did you take your UK tv with you? All we're trying to find out is whether it will receive PT broadcasts or not. We've established that popwer won't be a problem , but pleeze help us out!

Thankyou,
Pete et al

 

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Re: Calling Pete, SloJan, Ray and the rest - Portugal needs

Post Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2005 5:23 pm

Hi Vicky

Our Lawyer organised our fiscal number so we could buy our property and open up our bank account...she actually came with us to help open the account into which we were then able to pay in the money to buy the land etc. (think she wanted to avoid language problems when it came to filling in forms at the bank) She also came with us to the Notary so we could give her power of attorney to organise things like utilities etc etc etc but POA was restricted to certain tasks.

We are not residents at the moment and all correspondence from the bank is sent to her ie they will not send us bank books/cheques etc to the UK something to do with money laundering. These again are all sent to our lawyer and we collect whilst in Portugal.

The process was very simple. Just get a good helpful lawyer.

Once the house is completed and we have the habitation license we will then apply for our own mailbox so we can receive our won post..

Good Luck
Carole

 

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Re: Calling Pete, SloJan, Ray and the rest - Portugal needs

Post Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:52 am

Hi

As far as I am aware a UK tv will not work in Portugal as it is a different system. However, TV's are not expensive here.

Regards

Simon

 

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Re: Calling Pete, SloJan, Ray and the rest - Portugal needs

Post Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:17 am

Thanks Simon , it was all getting pretty confusing in here for a while!

Regards,
Pete

 

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