BUYING AND SELLING IN MADEIRA. HERE ARE 3 TRAITS YOU WILL WANT IN YOUR PROPERTY AGENT 

For both buyers and sellers, chosing the right property agent is an important and difficult decision. FOR THE BUYER With thousands of property in Madeira for sale being advertised on the net, it is not difficult for a buyer to find property.  The most difficult task is finding the right property agent to work with. […]

WHAT ARE THE CLOSING COSTS OF PROPERTY IN MADEIRA? 

You have found the perfect property in Madeira;  what is next in the home buying experience?.. Signing the contracts and paying the closing costs. So what exactly are the closing costs? Here is a list of the most common closing costs: 1.   LAWYER AND ESTATE AGENT Lawyers in Madeira, Portugal must be registered with the […]

TAX FREE RETIREMENT IN MADEIRA PORTUGAL 

Tax free benefits for property buyers are in place in Madeira and Portugal to all European citizens and citizens of countries where double taxation agreements have been established with Portugal.  High Net-worth individuals, specific professionals and pensioners who purchase property in Madeira and transfer their tax residence to Portugal are entitled to tax free benefits […]

MADEIRA ISLAND NEWS – PROPERTY OWNERS IN PORTUGAL – “SIL” REPORT 

Latest statistics emerging from the recent Property Conference SIL held in Lisbon from the 9th – 13th October reveals that 41% of owners live in their own property without a mortgage and 44% live in their own property with a mortgage.  In 2011 there were more property owners in Portugal (which includes Madeira Island) without […]