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Investing in Madeira

Investing in Property in Madeira – is 2022/2023 the right time?

Buying your home in Madeira In recent years, the ex-pat community in Madeira has grown significantly. Following the pandemic, the rise in remote working and a Digital Nomad lifestyle has caused many younger people, who are cash rich and time poor, to consider settling in Madeira and purchasing a property. In this post, we’ll look at Madeira in detail and explore whether it is still a good time to...

Condominium Debts

Condominium Debts – Who is Responsible?

When purchasing an apartment in a Condominium, or a block, it is important to ascertain whether there are any pre-existing debts to the Condominium Management Company or its suppliers, registered against the apartment. In most cases, you can request a certificate declaration of no debt to the condominium. But be careful! Buyers have been issued a false statement and are eventually chased for the debt...

Madeira's Property Bubble

Madeira’s Property Bubble

Portugal, and as of more interest to us, Madeira, are seeing record growth in the housing market. The easing of post-Covid travel restrictions, growth and popularity of remote working opportunities and Brexit, all play a factor in the rise of Madeira’s popularity among ex-pats and tourists. Home purchase and rental prices are rising, along with fuel duty, groceries, and general cost of living. In this...

Home Insurance Madeira (1)

Home Insurance in Madeira

So, you’ve found your dream home in Madeira and begun the process of taking ownership. You have found a lawyer, a mortgage provider, and are ready to sign the deed with the Notary. The next thing you need to consider is Homeowners Insurance. In this guide, we’ll explain the options available in Madeira and how to get cover. In most cases, you will be required to have home insurance, as well as...

Building in Madeira

Building your home in Portugal – A Complete Guide

Are you considering building your dream home in Madeira or Portugal? Arguably one of the largest and most important projects we can do in life, buying a plot of land and designing your home can be extremely rewarding. Many of us have dreamed about it, and one big factor is understanding the laws and regulations, especially when choosing to build abroad. At Madeira Estate, we’ve compiled as much...

Bank Account in Portugal

The process of opening a bank account in Portugal

Whilst having a Portuguese bank account is not a legal requirement for Portuguese residents and ex-pats, the benefits of having one can be particularly helpful for those who spend time abroad and manage their international finances. If you permanently reside in Madeira or Portugal, a Portuguese bank account will make life much easier for you, saving you time and money during your daily financial...

Mortgage Madeira

Mortgage requirements in Madeira

If you’re considering investing in property in Madeira or moving to Portugal and buying a home, then you may be struggling to find information on Mortgage Requirements and options available to ex-pats or overseas investors. At Madeira Estate, our aim is to help you find your dream home in Madeira and navigate the Portuguese housing market with confidence. In this guide, we’ll be breaking down the...

D3 Tech Visa

D3 Visa. Everything you need to know about Portugal’s Visa for high-skilled workers.

Planning on moving to Madeira to work but need a Visa? Our mission at Madeira Estate is to give you all the information you need to successfully relocate to Portugal and make Madeira your home. Apart from helping you find your dream home or investment property, we can help you understand the different visas available, including the D3 Visa, and help you with all the paperwork with our sister company,...

Madeira’s Non-Habitual Residency Scheme

Portugal and Madeira’s Non-Habitual Residency Scheme

Madeira’s Non-Habitual Residency Scheme. What is it and can it benefit you? If you’re exploring the idea of moving to Madeira and buying your dream home, then you need to consider your tax obligations in your new country of residency. Whether you are retired, working remotely, Self Employed, or planning to incorporate a branch or company in Madeira, then you need to explore the relevant visa and...

Guide to buying property in madeira

Our Guide to Buying Property In Madeira

If you’re in the market for property in Madeira, either as an investment property, for your retirement or as an avenue to acquiring Portuguese Residency and Citizenship, then you need to be familiar with the purchase and legal procedures in Portugal. In our guide, we’ll be walking you through, step-by-step, so you can be informed and confident that all the necessary requirements have been taken...

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