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…