Archive for August, 2010

Italy real estate: Home with pool tops women’s wishlist

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Installing a swimming pool is the No1 attribute Italian women would love to change about their homes, a survey has revealed. The dream property of Italian donne, as well as being comfortable and welcoming inside, should ideally also come equipped with a large, open-air area ideal for putting one's ...

22 weeks to buy a home in Italy’s cities

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The average sale of a property in one of Italy's large cities currently takes 22 weeks, a survey has revealed. The 154-day period, a little over five months, is actually a couple of days down compared to six months previously, figures for January to June this year indicate. The process of buying ...

Foreigners’ budgets rise in Italy real estate sector

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

The spending power of overseas buyers looking for a property in Italy has risen sharply this year, new research suggests. The three months to the end of June saw a 23 per cent rise in the average value of homes they have enquired about compared with the first three months ...