The rousing motto “If you want something done right, do it yourself” can be risky when international real estate transactions are involved. In fact, international real estate professionals who have in-depth knowledge of the Italian real estate market are essential in cross-border real estate transactions, especially if the buyer is unfamiliar with the Italian real…

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…

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…

In our previous article we talked about Real Estate Due Diligence. But what happens next? If you have decided where to buy a house in Italy and are sure about your purchase, these are a few phases you will need to go through. First of all, the buyer will have to make a purchase offer….

We all know how stressful buying a property can be, especially when you decide to do so in a foreign country. This article will provide you with an overview of the rules you need to follow in order to buy a property in one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. It is not easy…