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…

Buying a property in Italy as a foreigner can be difficult, and in most cases, it is advisable to get the help of a Real Estate agent. In Italy, by law an agent must be registered with the local chamber of commerce (camera di commercio) and hold a certificate issued by the local municipality (comune)…

Have you ever dreamt of having a house in Italy? In Tuscany for example, which offers the best combination of history, art and beautiful countryside landscapes. Or in Venice, where you can plunge into the typical Venetian streets and admire the city’s majestic architecture. What about Lake Garda, Lake Iseo or Lake Maggiore, where you…

Living and working in the hills of Tuscany, or perhaps retiring in the sub-tropical climate of Sardinia is a dream a lot of Italians and foreigners want to achieve at some point in their lives. It is not surprising, given that Italy has a lot to offer anyone living there: spectacular ancient cities, mountains, lakes,…