Buying a property in Italy? Read the complete Purchase Process.

Understanding the process of buying property in Italy through an italian real estate agency.

An overview of information about buying property in Italy through an italian real estate agency. Read more.

Charming renovated stone house with beautiful garden. Abruzzo.

Country stone house beautifully restored for sale, surrounded by 2.000 sqm garden with amazing Majella Mountain view, in Abruzzo, Italy.

Character villa surrounded by 2000 sqm garden and majestic Majella Mountain view for sale. 300.000 €. View Property.

Finely restored town house with large terrace and small patio.

Restored town house for sale with terrace and small patio, in the picturesque village of Salcito, in Molise, Italy.

Lovely town house of approx. 100 sqm on three levels, in the picturesque village of Salcito. 49.000 €. View Property.

Restored house with panoramic lake view terrace for sale.

Town house with lake view terrace for sale, with stunning panoramic view of mountains and the Bomba lake in Colledimezzo, Italy.

Four bedroom renovated town house with panoramic terrace enjoying stunning lake view. 90.000 €. View Property.

Real estate and notary fees

The real estate agency fee:

In Italy both the buyer and the seller pay a fee to the estate agents at a rate of usually 3% of the purchase price. The real estate agency charges the regular rate of 3% with a minimum of 3.000 Euro, plus VAT (22%).

In Italy the profession of real estate agent can be exercised only by qualified agents who have a diploma and are regularly registered at the Chamber of Commerce. Only qualified agents have the right to have a fee for their work. Always ask the person you are dealing with to show his or her badge (patentino di agente di affari in mediazione).

The notary fee:

The notary fee is usually between 1.000,00 / 1.200,00 euro; The notary fee has to be paid by the buyer. The buyer also has the right to choose the notary. If you don’t know any in our area, we can recommend one for you that speaks perfect English who we have worked with before.