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  • Four key foreign exchange tips for buying a home in Italy

    5th July, 2016

    Posted in Tuscany

    Do you plan to buy property in Italy?Love the idea of owning a villa in Tuscany, somewhere you can jet off to when it all gets a bit hectic at home?Then, part of the process of buying that dream Italian house is exchanging currencies. If you’re in th...

  • Britons top Italy overseas investors' league

    8th January, 2010

    Posted in Emilia-Romagna,Sardinia,Tuscany,Property andLiguria

    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 a...

  • Italians warm to a real fireplace

    7th January, 2010

    Posted in Tuscany,Property andLombardy

    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 ob...

  • 10 pitfalls to avoid when buying a property in Italy

    4th August, 2009

    Posted in Calabria,Tuscany,Property,Abruzzo andSicily

    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 swa...

  • Gaiole, Tuscany: The best place in Europe to live

    8th May, 2009

    Posted in Tuscany andCulture

    It's deep in the heart of Chianti but you would be forgiven for never having heard of it, overshadowed as it is by the likes of Siena 28km away and Arezzo and San Gimignano, both 55 km distant. But the small town of Gaiole – or Gaiole in Chianti to ...

  • Volterra: The allure of Tuscany's hidden gem

    5th May, 2009

    Posted in Tuscany andCulture

    Nearby San Gimignano may be the one to which the foreign tourists flock in their thousands every summer. But there are many astute visitors who have been to this part of Tuscany and will insist Volterra, 12 miles away, is just as appealing, if not ...

  • Heavenly homes for sale in Italy

    3rd May, 2009

    Posted in Tuscany andProperty

    If you are looking for a heavenly property in Italy, this might just be the answer to your prayers. There are around 5,000 churches, chapels and oratories in Italy ready to be converted into stunning homes, a study has found. These spacious and br...

  • Property in Florence market gradually coming to life

    22nd March, 2009

    Posted in Tuscany,Property andFlorence

    Technorati Tags: Real estate,Italy,Real estate in Italy,property for sale in Italy,Apartments in florence,Property in Italy The market for property and apartments in Florence is slowly stirring again – thanks to the reduction in prices over the past...

  • Property in Tuscany: Pontremoli, Lunigiana

    15th November, 2008

    Posted in Tuscany andCulture

    Tuscany is Italy’s most visited region and draws tens of thousands of visitors each year to meccas such as Florence, Pisa, Siena, Chianti and Cortona. But there are numerous parts of the region neglected by visitors and investors looking to buy prop...

  • Villas in Tuscany: Maremma

    4th October, 2008

    Posted in Tuscany andProperty

    Investors looking for villas in Tuscany have historically headed for areas such as Chianti, Florence, Pisa and Lucca. But where to turn to now that because of the demand in this part of Tuscany, villas have shot up in price? There is a place that ret...