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Private buyers reap the rewards in Italy

Private buyers reap the rewards in Italy

Taxing times for Italy? Italian tax laws have recently changed and it is private buyers looking for holiday homes, supplemented by holiday rentals that are now streets ahead compared to the taxing times of old.

King of the Castle

King of the Castle

Castello Baronale is an impressive castle dating back to 1350, with a fort dating back to 950 AD, located within the medieval village of Collato Sabino, 50 km east of Rome.

Villa Dell’ Olivara – Guilt-free property investment

Villa Dell’ Olivara – Guilt-free property investment

Property isn’t the kindest of industries to the environment. According to the Green Building Council the production of building materials accounts for 10% of Britain’s carbon dioxide emissions, lighting and heating a mammoth 50% and the construction industry generates a third of all waste in the UK.

Tourism boosts Italian rental market

Tourism boosts Italian rental market

Italy’s position as a world leading tourism destination seems unlikely to dwindle as domestic figures continue to rise. Italians show a strong passion for their homeland, being the main visitors to the paradisiacal southern regions and creating an increased demand for rental property in these areas.

16th Century settlement overlooking the walled city of Lucca

16th Century settlement overlooking the walled city of Lucca

Precious Villas are delighted to bring to the market a ‘Borgo’ development originally dating form the 16th Century, now full restored, set in an elevated position overlooking the walled city of Lucca in Tuscany.

Filming of the new James Bond movie heads to Lake Garda

Filming of the new James Bond movie heads to Lake Garda

The 22nd James Bond film sees Daniel Craig return as the famous British secret service agent and is being filmed on location in Italy, Austria, UK and South America.

B&B opportunity in idyllic Tuscany

B&B opportunity in idyllic Tuscany

Dreaming of moving to pastures new? Fed up with the climate and ever increasing taxes? Precious Villas may have the solution! They are now marketing ‘The Essence of Chianti’ which will allow one lucky investor to realise their dream and to take to task the opportunity of running a B&B in the heart of the Chianti region.

Italy hots up as the emerging European markets catch a 'chill'

Italy hots up as the emerging European markets catch a 'chill'

Italy has always been a popular destination for both tourists and investors, however exaggerated claims of property price increases in emerging European property markets had led to a slight downturn.

New investment property in Italy: Period apartments Tuscany

New investment property in Italy: Period apartments Tuscany

David Stanley Redfern Ltd, has just added another fantastic value stunning Tuscany investment property to their burgeoning port-folio of the finest investment opportunities in the industry.

Rural Italy proves itself on the property investment market

Rural Italy proves itself on the property investment market

Overseas property investors looking to buy master class Italian real estate should look no further than San Pietro, Bevagna. This opportunity is simply incomparable to any other of its kind. The development and its 602 metre 2 bed apartments sit just 1 block from the sea road.

Luxurious apartment in restored 16th century convent

Luxurious apartment in restored 16th century convent

Garda Homes are pleased to bring to the market a spacious, luxurious two bedroom apartment in a restored 16th Century convent in the Hills above Salo, overlooking Lake Garda, Italy.

Ancient custom house on the Tuscany/Lazio border

Ancient custom house on the Tuscany/Lazio border

This ancient customs house dating back several hundred years, bordering a centuries old forest was originally the retreat of an American couple, who completely restored the property in 2004 to its former glory.

Marinella Marina – Beachfront Italy at its most affordable

Marinella Marina – Beachfront Italy at its most affordable

The resort of Marinella Marina in Italy’s Calabria, the warm region that occupies the toe of the boot that kicks Sicily, is already a wise investment choice as there is plenty of capital appreciation to come from this undiscovered and therefore incredibly affordable coastline.

Italy chases Spain as the favourite country for investment

Italy chases Spain as the favourite country for investment

Linda Travella of Casa Travella, experts in selling properties in Italy for over 20 years reports a record number of sales of homes in Italy to UK citizens in October of this year.

Free viewing trips to Italy for a limited time only

Free viewing trips to Italy for a limited time only

The charm of Italy is timeless, tempting many a property investor or holiday home purchaser to its shores with the promise of a luxurious lifestyle.