Italian Property at Auction. How To Buy?

Has it ever crossed your mind to purchase Italian property at auction? If you have ever considered purchasing Italian property at auction, you should know that you can get a good deal. Buying Italian property at auction could turn out to be a good opportunity to purchase a property for a reasonable price. You could […]

Unauthorised Construction in Italy Is A Criminal Offence

Unauthorised construction in Italy is not uncommon Unauthorised construction in Italy is a common issue that you might have encountered if you have bought, or are in the process of buying, an Italian property. What constitutes unauthorised construction in Italy? In general terms, unauthorised construction occurs when someone makes changes to a property without obtaining legally […]

Procura. Applying A Power of Attorney in Italy

Unable to travel to Italy? Do you need to set up a procura? Do you need to deal with Italian legal matters but you cannot travel to Italy in person? The solution may be to confer a Power of Attorney. This is known as a procura in Italian. How does an Italian procura work? A […]

What Is An Apostille?

How can you ensure official documents are recognised abroad? If a document is intended for use in another country, there may be a further formality of recognition. The procedure is generally described as a “legalisation” although it is sometimes referred to as “consularisation”. In order to use an official document overseas, you may therefore require […]

How Do UK Nationals Obtain Permanent Italian Residency?

Visa requirements UK nationals are now subject to immigration requirements in Italy. If you stay in Italy for more than 90 days within any 180 day period, you will need a visa. Becoming a permanent Italian resident post Brexit Since January 1st, 2021, if you wish to become resident in Italy, you need to follow […]

Buying Cultural Heritage in Italy

Buying a historic property in Italy? Italy is rich in artistic and cultural heritage. In fact, the UNESCO committee has declared Italy the country with the most world heritage sites.  These cultural heritage sites comprise cities, towns, and real estate. View the full list of world heritage sites in Italy at UNESCO. If you are considering […]