Real Estate

Insights into what is involved in buying, selling & living in Portugal

Conveyance

What is it and what does it entail Conveyancing is the legal term for processing the paperwork involved in buying and selling property and transferring the deeds of ownership. In Portugal, some aspects of conveyancing, such as drawing up the deeds and witnessing the signatures, can be performed only by a public notary (notário). Read more →

I.M.T. - 2018

IMT – Tabelas Práticas 2018 (CONTINENTE – HABITAÇÃO PRÓPRIA E PERMANENTE) Valor sobre que incide o IMT (€) Taxa marginal a aplicar (%) Parcela a abater (€) Até 92.407 0 0 De mais de 92.407 até 126.403 2 1.848,14 De mais de 126. Read more →

Commissions rate

Agents face a world of lower commissions New ways of working are imposing a world of lower commission rates on overseas property agents. Online marketing, online lead generation, the economic slump, more sophisticated buyers questioning agency or introducer payment terms, smaller down-payments and a glut of bank repossessions are all combining to push average commission rates down to low single figures in a number of key markets. Read more →