Category Archives: Buying Process

Buying Italian Property: The 3 Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions – The Attorney Answers

We’ve recently interviewed Manlio Gervasi, attorney at c_legal, a boutique law firm specialized in real estate and administrative law, to answer some of the most frequently asked legal questions about buying property in Italy as a non-Italian. We’re sure you’ll find very helpful information. Can foreigners buy property in Italy? “EU citizens can buy real estate property in… Read More »

5 Things to Know About “Rent to Buy”

“Rent to Buy” is a type of contract that, even in Italy, is becoming more and more popular. It allows one to purchase a house, over time, while temporarily occupying it as a tenant. With legislative decree “Unlock Italy” (Leg. Dec. 133/2014, Art. 23), the government recently issued regulations to formalize this type of purchase. Let’s look, up… Read More »

Who is Involved in Buying a Property in Italy

Does it “take a village” to buy a property in Italy? The real estate purchase process in Italy, though it can be frustratingly convoluted, is designed to protect the interests of all involved parties, and it’s also structured to preserve property values. Great care is taken, therefore, before any deal is completed, to ascertain pertinent data that applies… Read More »