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Buying in Italy

Buying in Italy

The complete guide to buying property in Italy, with free updates for 2 years.

3 weeks ago

Buying in Italy
Happy New Year. The 2023 version of Buying in Italy is now in the works and should be available within weeks. The new government's budget resulted in little for home owners or buyers. The only things could affect people is that the maximum amount of cash permissible for purchases has gone up to 5000 euros (from 2000 euros). For non residents this makes no difference as the limit has always been 10.000 euros (showing your passport as proof of nonresident status). ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Buying in Italy
Fancy living the simple life in Puglia? The comune of Presicce Acquarica is publishing a bando which aims to encourage people to go and live there. Not only will there be help of 50% (up to 30000) on buying and restoring a house, but there will be a further 30000 available for new residents who live and possible work in the comune. Bear in mind that national immigration rules apply and that area of the Salento is largely closed from October to May, so if you fancy a quiet life and then working 24/7 between June and September to earn a crust, it could be the life for you. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

Buying in Italy
For those who pay electricity bills by direct debit, your bills are to rise by about 60% from October - so make sure there is enough money in your accounts! ... See MoreSee Less
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7 months ago

Buying in Italy
As was entirely forseeable the superbonus is coming to an ignominious end. The money has run out. All of it. There are those half way through work who may never get their money back, and there are builders who have cottoned on that they won't get paid. What won't happen, according to builders I know, is that the price of materials, (artifically inflated because 'the state is paying') won't come down. ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

Buying in Italy
The first tranche of IMU is payable on 16 June. The only new item this year is that a married couple with 2 homes in separate comunes, that has one in the husbands name and the other in the wifes name, can no longer claim prima casa on both, and pay no IMU. The prima casa - and hence no IMU is only on the one which is their habitual dimora - so the 'second home' is liable for IMU at standard rates. ... See MoreSee Less
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