Archive for January, 2010

Britons top Italy overseas investors’ league

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Britons remain the most enthusiastic foreign investors in the property in Italy market, new research shows. They make up nearly one in four (24 per cent) of overseas requests for Italian property, with Germans accounting for 21 per cent. UK buyers are still drawn by the age-old appeal of ...

Italians warm to a real fireplace

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Perhaps it’s down to the big freeze - or the enduring appeal of coming home to some good, old-fashioned warmth… but it appears more Italians than ever want a traditional fireplace in their dream homes. The growing trend comes despite the supposed obsolescence of old-fashioned firesides and hearths in ...