In the past few years the idea of moving to Italy has captured the imagination of many people who have decided to purchase a property in Italy either to spend their holidays there or to relocate to the country. Purchasing property is not always a straightforward process and even more so if you are unfamiliar…

“I would do it again and I probably will. My best advice to anyone considering buying one of these homes is to put in a bid!” These are the words of Meredith Tabbone, a Chicago-based financial adviser with Sicilian ancestry who shared her experience of purchasing a 1-euro property in Italy in an interview with…

Have you ever thought of getting away from the chaos of city life for a while? A trip to the mountains might be just what you need. In this article, we will suggest a few places that are worth visiting and that will probably leave you longing for these stunning destinations. But what are the most affordable places…

When one thinks of Italy as a place to live, the first thing that comes to mind is the cost: people often think that Italy is an expensive country and that the cost of living is pretty high. However, what causes people to think so are tourist traps and prices in big, touristy cities such…

Many aspects of our lives have changed due to recent events; since the beginning of 2020 the global economy has been suffering, and the outbreak of Covid -19 has worsened the economic situation in many countries. In Italy, for instance, the economic situation was already fragile prior to the outbreak of the health emergency, and…

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 are thinking of purchasing a property in Italy you might want to learn more about the annual expenses involved. In fact, the Italian government allows people who own one house to pay less property taxes, however, people who own a second property or a holiday property in Italy are required to pay all…