The Best Places to Buy Your Italian Farmhouse

What is possibly the most popular and sought-after Italian dwelling? The answer is a farmhouse! Wooden beams, stone or exposed brick walls, the presence of a wood oven or a well are just some of its architectural elements. There is no region or province that does not have its ancient  buildings, clearly with their different local peculiarities which… Read More »

City and Country

As well as having some of the world’s most idyllic countryside, Italy also has some of our planet’s most beautiful and liveable cities. While many countries tend to do better with either their rural landscapes or their urban spaces, Italy really does excel with both. This nation blessed with celestial mountains, vine-clad hills, breath-taking flower meadows and stunning… Read More »

Secret Gems of the North

by Fleur Kinson Orderly and elegant, with some of the country’s most sublime landscapes, northern Italy has long been adored by foreign buyers. From the celestial peaks of the Alps and Dolomites to the romantic beauty of dreamy lakesides, from rural walks to jewel-like cities, top gastronomy to fine wines, the north has an embarrassment of riches. Three… Read More »

Prices Still Falling: Where to Buy

Time to grab your dream home in Italy? Yes, absolutely! If you are keenly hunting your own sun-kissed refuge, you ought to seize the opportunity with both hands as we expect the Italian housing market to stay depressed this year, weighed down by the uncertain prospects for economic growth and by high unemployment. It will continue to decline… Read More »