Archive for February, 2009

Abruzzo property draws foreign investors

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Tuscany may still be the most popular region for foreign investors looking to buy Italian property. But now Abruzzo is running it mightily close, according to new figures. Although not a scientific study, research by one Italian property website would seem to suggest that while Tuscany ...

Luxury Italian properties still in demand

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

As property prices crash all around, in Italy and further beyond, the luxury Italian property sector still stands virtually unscathed. The only noticeable difference reported by Italian property agents and private vendors is that buyers are showing greater insistence on attention to detail and quality of properties. However, this is rarely ...

Alps property: Italy’s Valle d’Aosta prices rise

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

In Italy’s Alpine ski resorts, the action may be downhill on the slopes but Alps property prices are still on the rise. While prices in large swathes of Italy – and the rest of Europe to an even greater extent – may be on the slide, there’s no ...

Italian property: Milan defies the slump

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Being the fashion capital of the world means Milan always remains in demand. Property prices in the city – the new home of soccer idol David Beckham – defied the worldwide slump to rise 0.4 per cent in 2008, according to a joint study by Milan's Chamber ...