Archive for April, 2009

Property for sale in Italy: Turin holds steady

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Following our blog on Milan leading the recovery in the property in Italy market, there are also signs that the nearby historic city of Turin is also weathering the storm reasonably well. Turin has seen a slight 0.3 per cent rise in property prices in the ...

Property in Italy: Milan leads the recovery

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Crisis? What crisis? Milan leads the world in fashion – now it could be leading the recovery in the property in Italy market. Prices across the city have risen by an average of 2 per cent in the first three months of 2009, following a 2.1 per cent decrease ...

Italian earthquake: Prosecutors ponder murder charges

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

To help victims of the Italian earthquake, you can donate via the British Red Cross (phone 0845 054 7201) or their Italian equivalent (in Italian) Murder charges may be brought against constructors responsible for badly constructed buildings that collapsed in the Italian earthquake, investigators have revealed. ...

Property in Umbria: An investor’s guide

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Tuscany is invariably the No1 choice of buyers who consider entering the property in Italy market. However, its neighbour to the east, Umbria, is increasingly winning investors over as it has not suffered from Tuscany's decades of inexorably rising prices. And in truth, from the moment one steps foot in ...

Hundreds die in Italy quake

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

As of the time of writing 0730GMT, April 7), at least 179 people are known to have lost their lives in Italy’s deadly earthquake. Another 1,500 have been left injured and at least 17,000 homeless. Some 34 remain unaccounted for. The quake struck just after 0.30am UK time on ...