Have you ever thought of setting up your own business in Italy in retail or in hospitality? If this is one of your goals for 2021 we suggest you read this article as it will give you a general understanding of how to set up your own business, be it a hotel, a restaurant or…

“Should I invest in commercial property? Is it profitable? Do I have the necessary requirements?” This article will aim to help you answer these questions by outlining the advantages and disadvantages of investing in commercial real estate, and by providing you with an overview of the best commercial investment offers in Italy.     First…

Here’s a continuation of a previous article about the most beautiful villages in Italy. Todi (Perugia)   Todi is a small village in the heart of Umbria; it is located near the river Tiber. The village was first under the Etruscan control then it fell under the Romans and the Bizantines’ control. Finally, it became…

Is a big villa in the middle of the Tuscan hills your dream home? Are you planning on moving to the seaside, perhaps in an airy 20th century house with a panoramic view over the Mediterranean Sea? Or are you in love with the Alps and dream about starting a rural life in a cozy…

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous Italian monuments in the world. Together with the cathedral and the baptistery it is part of an architectural ensemble that the poet D’Annunzio called “Miracles”, hence the diction of Piazza dei Miracoli (literally “Square of Miracles”) for the place that hosts them.     …

If you decide to buy real estate in Italy, you might consider signing a Power of Attorney (Procura) in order to facilitate the process of purchasing a house. What is a Power of Attorney?     A Power of Attorney (PoA) is document which allows an individual (the “principal”) to grant another person (a trusted…

The majority of the most beautiful Italian seaside resorts are located in Southern Italy and in the two main islands: Sicily and Sardinia. If your plan on buying a house in Italy and you would like it to be close to the sea then Southern Italy should definitely be your focus area. Let’s have a…

Real Estate Due Diligence is becoming more and more relevant in Real Estate purchasing processes in Italy. It plays a very important role as the objective is to verify that the purchasing process is transparent and doesn’t hide any shady deals, especially before any offer is made. This is the reason why you shouldn’t jump into a deal immediately and should rely…

Given that purchasing a property in Italy without the help of an attorney can be stressful and difficult (check out our previous article here: https://italianrealestatelawyers.com/investment-news/do-you-need-a-real-estate-agent-when-buying-a-property-in-italy/ ), you should ask yourself the following question:  “How do I choose an attorney?”   In fact, as a foreigner, you may not know who to contact or what you need to know…

Picture this: you’re exploring northern Italy and travelling east and you find yourself driving through the beautiful, open, green, countryside. Suddenly, the skyline is broken by gentle slopes that gradually turn into steep hillsides. The road starts to get windier, the air is pure and fresh as you take in the peaceful surroundings. You then…