Entries by Giandomenico De Tullio

Off-Plan Insurance Policy in Italy

Insurance policy for off-plan property Buying off-plan means you purchase your home before the developer has finished building it. You may even buy it before construction has begun. This type of purchase in Italy is not without risks. Article 4 of Italian legislative decree 122/2005 states that a construction company must provide an off-plan insurance […]

Italian Estate Tax

Italian estate tax (imposta di successione) Although the government abolished Italian estate tax in 2001, it subsequently reintroduced it in 2006. Italian estate tax is therefore applicable to succession cases prior to October 25, 2001 and those from October 3, 2006 onwards. In order to comply with the fiscal rules of inheritance law, heirs need, […]

Your Overseas Home Events

Your Overseas Home. Regular events that help people buy and move overseas safely   Your Overseas Home Property events help people buy and move abroad safely. Property Guides and The Overseas Guides Company (OGC) regularly run these free events around the UK. Kim Brown founded OGC. Kim’s parents had bought a home in Cyprus in […]

The New York Times. Reciprocal Legislation

The New York Times: Nationals from some countries face restrictions when buying property in Italy In a recent article about buying property in Italy, The New York Times interviewed De Tullio Law Firm about reciprocal legislation. “Because of reciprocal legislation, citizens of some countries face restrictions when buying real estate in Italy, but those from the United States, Canada, […]

Buying An Italian Property. A Short Guide

This short guide aims to cover the key elements of the Italian purchasing process For a more in-depth explanation, you may wish to read our comprehensive Italian Property Buying Guide. Buying an Italian property proceeds through 3 key stages: – Proposta irrevocabile d’acquisto (Reservation offer) – Contratto preliminare di vendita (Preliminary contract) – Atto di vendita (Deed […]