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with alarming regularity, it’s worth knowing the current taxes applicable on property purchases, as many sites are out of date.
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BONUSES and DETRACTIONS for 2017
This will allow you to get tax credits for up to 65% of the expenses … 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
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
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
The South East of Sicily is often called the Val di Noto, dating from the times when the Arabs divided the island into 3 valli. … Read more
It’s now official, and it’s tempting.
If you are a pensioner who has not been resident in Italy for the five years running up to … Read more
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All change from 16 March if you are planning to buy a property off plan. You will now need a compromesso (preferably done by a … 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