IMI PROPERTY TAX RATE REDUCTION IN FUNCHAL, MADEIRA 2017 

The average IMI property tax rate in the 11 Municipalities in Madeira and Porto Santo has been 0.307%. None of the municipalities have opted to apply the maximum rate for 2016 year, 8 have opted for the minimum, Funchal being the most populated, presently charges 0.32%. Camara de Lobos charges the highest rate. Funchal’s municipality […]

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 […]

MADEIRA PROPERTY MARKET NEWS 

HOW TO AVOID HAVING YOUR PROPERTY IN MADEIRA REPOSSESSED BY YOUR LOCAL BANK: The global and local recession and low property market prices have resulted in many families handing over their properties in Madeira to the banks. New legislation is in place allowing property owners certain rights to renegotiate their existing loans with the banks. 1. […]