Archive for the ‘Calabria’ Category

10 pitfalls to avoid when buying a property in Italy

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Buying a dream home in Italy has rarely been easier or more desirable, especially with the pound strengthening against the Euro, Italian taxation changes that have made the buying process cheaper and falling property prices. Throw in the chance to swap yet another lousy British summer with the almost ...

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 ...

Discovering Calabria

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Calabria is commonly known as the toe of Italy, the portion of the country on the southernmost tip of the boot-shaped mainland. And for far too long it has been the down-at-heel, trodden underfoot region of Italy, ignored not just by foreign visitors but even ...