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What are the most expensive locations to buy a property in Italy in 2022?

If you are planning on purchasing a property in Italy you will need to take a number of factors into consideration in order to make an informed decision. If you are not very familiar with Italy’s geography and the cultural differences among its regions, there are various websites which rank the best cities to live in, the most sought-after locations, and they also list the types of properties and their...

Where to live in Italy: our favorite regions

No matter where in Italy you decide to live, you will find breathtaking landscapes, vibrant city centers and welcoming communities. One of the most interesting features of Italy is how vastly different its regions are from one another. For instance, living in the Northern region of Trentino Alto Adige is very different compared to living in Sicily, and climate is not the only reason. Indeed, Italy’s...

Who can buy a property in Italy?

Italy has become one of the most sought-after countries by many foreigners and in recent years more and more people are looking to purchase a property in the country. With its incredible variety of landscapes, seas, lakes and mountains, big cities and small quaint towns, Italy has something to offer for each kind of lifestyle and pace of life. As reported by the Financial Times, foreign buyers are...

CAN YOU BUILD A PROPERTY ON A PLOT OF LAND?

Despite the great variety of choice that Italy’s real estate market has to offer, if you have a very specific idea of what your future dream house should look like, there might be very few options you might like. However, if you do not like the idea of compromising then you may want to consider buying a plot of land and building your house from scratch. Although there are several requirements to consider...

How long does it take to purchase a house in Italy?

Despite the housing market having been influenced heavily in recent years due to health emergency-related uncertainties and a near-total shutdown, it is fair to argue that since then prices have risen in proportion to the high level of demand. This is especially true in Italy where a combination of factors such as the country’s lifestyle, innovative tax rates and incentives have boosted the country’s...

OPENING AN AIRBNB IN ITALY: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you own a holiday home in Italy or you plan to purchase one, you may be wondering if there are ways to optimize your investment returns when you are not spending time in your property. If this is the case, renting it short-term through Airbnb may be the right option for you. Undoubtedly, this comes with a number of obligations and rules, as well as with many questions. For instance, how does one turn a...

LIVING IN THE COUNTRYSIDE IN ITALY – WHERE TO PURCHASE PROPERTY

Italy has everything one might desire, especially from a geographical point of view. In fact, the Italian peninsula is located in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea and it offers a great variety of landscapes: from mountains to valleys to dreamlike coastlines or volcanoes. Arguably, most of Italy’s landscape has always been rural, and this feature is reflected in the countless small and quaint towns in...

North vs South of Italy

If you are thinking of relocating to Italy, part of that decision will include choosing between living in the north or in the south of the country. These parts are heavily divided and are very different from a cultural point of view, but they are equally beautiful and steeped in the arts, architecture and history. The south of Italy was ruled over by the Arabs, the Greeks and the Spanish at varying times...

PURCHASING PROPERTY ON THE ITALIAN LAKES

If you enjoy spending time near a lakeside watching the sun rise or set while breathing fresh air, far away from the hustle and bustle of big city centers, and if you are thinking of purchasing property in Italy, this article will provide you with an overview of everything you need to know about the nicest lake views specifically in northern Italy, and what the real estate market there has to offer. Please...

What is timeshare and how does it work?

If you are looking to spend your holiday in one of Italy’s mesmerizing locations, you might want to consider opting for a timeshare contract in lieu of purchasing or renting a property. Timeshare is defined as an arrangement whereby several joint owners have the right to use a property as a holiday home under a time-sharing scheme. This joint ownership form of vacation property can be applied to a wide...

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