About Us

For us, real estate is about people. It´s about people making life-changing decisions.

Daniel Cartwright

Daniel Cartwright

Founding Partner

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Daniel has over twenty-five years in the real estate sector, formerly in the south of England and for the past twenty years here in the Algarve, before co-founding Quintas & Casas. Daniel has been involved in many successful refurbishment projects, which makes him uniquely well-placed in his role as a Property Appraisal Specialist, bringing a keen eye to development and refurbishment opportunities, as well as industry know-how. Daniel’s approach is warm and personable, demonstrating real empathy for client’s needs, whilst understanding the best strategy for selling a property.

Simon Berger

Simon Berger

Founding Partner

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Simon’s love of life in the Algarve, with its abundant natural beauty, outstanding coastline and clear blue skies was the driving force behind the launch of Quintas & Casas. Pursuing his passion for the crossover between living in the Algarve and commerce, Simon seized at the opportunity to launch a boutique agency, with customer service at its heart.

Simon’s background is in the event industry, launching and producing exhibitions, festivals and summits. Simon applies his extensive experience of sales and negotiations to each individual property, whilst taking the time to listen to the clients needs.

Keith Gray

Keith Gray

Partner

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Keith has over 30 years worldwide award-winning experience in architectural and interior design, and over the last 10 years has been successfully transforming projects for private owners and commercial property speculators both in UK, the Middle East and in Portugal.

Keith is available to help sellers maximize the appeal of their properties, to assist buyers in recognising and creating their dream home in the Algarve, and to work with investors seeking a realistic financial return. Having purchased and transformed two family homes in the central Algarve, Keith has the experience and network to ensure that clients both enjoy and profit from realising stunning homes in the region.

With a deep-rooted passion for Design, and a love of everything that the Algarve has to offer home-owners, Keith is always happy to informally discuss and review a property’s potential.

Silvia Nogueira

Silvia Nogueira

General Manager

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Silvia began her career in real estate in the Algarve in 1991, always in the Central Algarve, giving her a great understanding and knowledge of the area, property values and desirable locations.

Silvia's trusted and friendly relationship with property agents, developers and owners makes her an invaluable member of the team and we are lucky to have her.

If you need any advise or just a chat, please feel free to pass by the office and join Silvia for a coffee and a pastel de nata.

Iryna Mykytsei

Iryna Mykytsei

Property Executive

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Iryna is driven and enthusiastic, with an innate ability to manage her time and efforts effectively; both confident and highly organized, Iryna is committed to meeting all client objectives and aspires to 100% customer service at all times!
Educated in Ukraine, Iryna received a specialist degree in English Language and Literature in Precarpathian National University in 2016

Iryna is fluent in several languages including English, Portuguese and Russian which will help her to communicate with all our customers, listening to their needs and taking care of any and all required documentation.

Martin Brett

Martin Brett

Property Consultant

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Martin moved to the Algarve from the UK in 1980. Since then, he has been involved in multiple building and development projects, including renovations, new-builds, wooden-houses and light-weight steel homes.

Having lived near Loule for many years he is very familiar with the construction techniques and property values in the beautiful countryside regions of the Algarve.

Martin joins the team with his local expertise and knowledge to assist with both viewing and listing properties, giving our clients the very best opportunity to have us value and sell your home.

Martin has a very easy-going nature and is always happy to share a coffee and give you his authentic and honest opinion on any questions you may have.

Alan Jeyes CA

Alan Jeyes CA

Property Consultant

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Alan has lived in the Algarve since 2016 working as a property consultant, following an impressive career as a Chartered Accountant for multi-national companies, and subsequently as a fiscal advisor to expatriates in Portugal.

Aside from his direct efforts to secure the right property option for our clients Alan has particular expertise in the legal and fiscal aspects of vacation rentals of property in Portugal. Alan can advise clients on all aspects of property purchase and will analyse their priorities, and put forward a range of options to meet as closely as possible the given criteria.

Having sourced, purchased and renovated his own family home in the Algarve, Alan brings experience and enthusiasm for Algarve property, as well as the golf, tennis and sailing that is on offer.

Jacob Carter

Jacob Carter

Property Consultant

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Jacob has grown up, and been educated in Loule from a young age, and therefore enjoys the benefits of being fluent in both Portuguese and English, in addition to being fully immersed in Portuguese culture.

Having acquired excellent experience and communication skills in the hospitality and luxury yacht industry, Jacob has a natural understanding for both the Algarve lifestyle and an appreciation for the luxury end of the market. He has worked with a number of major Portugal entities as a sales consultant, and more recently in the property sector.

Jacob couldn’t be a better example of the success enjoyed by expatriate families in the Algarve, and we are delighted to have him involved in the future of Quintas and Casas.

Glenda Hook

Glenda Hook

Stylist

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A new service to our sellers, we are happy to introduce Glenda to our team who will give you free advice on how best to present your home for sale.

Glenda is happy to help those sellers who need a little guidance on capturing the attention of potential buyers, with helpful tips and recommendations to ensure the best presentation of your lovely home.

Luisa Bota

Luisa Bota

In-house Insurance Agent

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My name is Luisa Bota, I was born in Loulé in 1976. I have a degree in management, I specialize in life and non-life insurance. My job today is to help people, on the days they need them most. I like what I do and I'm here to help..."

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