Electricity bills, or at least the part of the bill for kilowatts used, will be going down by about 5% this year. Gas will be … Read more
Short term lets – the code to combat evasion. A synopsis of an article in Repubblica on 26 June 2019
Short term lets – holiday … Read more
The 2016 editions of Buying in Sicily and Buying in Italy are now available from www.buyinginsicily.com and www.buyinginitaly.com. The Amazon site will soon be updated … Read more
There are usually three steps involved in buying a property in Italy. The only one required by law is the final act of rogito, … Read more
Dont be rushed or pressured into signing a compromesso or proposta di acquisto. These are important documents and shouldn’t be taken lightly. The compromesso is … Read more
BONUSES and DETRACTIONS for 2017
This will allow you to get tax credits for up to 65% of the expenses … Read more
Given that Italian law changes with alarming regularity, it’s worth knowing the current taxes applicable on property purchases, as many sites are out of date.
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There’s been a tweak in the law about notary payments. Whereas you used to give the notaio a single payment and he would … Read more
The seller and/or the buyer can now ask for the balance of the sale paid at act, is deposited with the notary until the … Read more
A house for 1 euro
The latest Sicilian comune to offer houses for 1 euro is Sambuca, a hill town above Agrigento.
It’s an inviting … Read more