Archive for March, 2009

Property in Italy: Green shoots amid the gloom

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Technorati Tags: Real estate,homes for sale,property,real estate italy,property in italy,property for sale in italy,italian property Are these even further signs of optimism in the Italian property market? Requests for mortgage finance rose two per cent in February, compared with a 15 per cent drop in January, financial group Crif has shown. However, cautious ...

Italian property purchasers keep faith in bricks and mortar

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Technorati Tags: Real estate,homes,Italian real estate,property in Italy,properties for sale in Italy,homes for sale in Italy Despite the current price slowdowns in the Italian real estate market, an examination of figures from the latter half of 2008 and early 2009 has highlighted some clearly discernible trends. One may be ...

Italian real estate tipped for resurgence

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Technorati Tags: real estate,homes,property in italy,homes for sale in italy,properties for sale in italy Whisper it quietly, but there are hopes the Italian real estate market may be stirring back to life. Italian property conglomerate Tecnocasa forecasts an upturn in demand for homes and other investment property following ...

Cheapest property in Italy? Head for Calabria

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Property in Italy tends to be more affordable the further south you go. That fact was dramatically underlined in a new survey this week, naming Vibo Valentia in Calabria as the cheapest place in which to buy Italian property. In this sunny Calabrian resort, a home in the suburbs ...

Loft properties in Italy

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

An increasingly popular type of property in Italy, especially in large towns and cities, is the loft apartment. Lofts have a certain cachet, evoking images of chic  Manhattan-style apartments, being valued for their style, convenience and location rather than their sheer size and volume. Unsurprisingly, the profile of purchasers of ...