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.

Country house with fantastic lake and mountain view. Abruzzo.

Country house for sale, with stunning panoramic view of the Majella mountain and the Sant’Angelo lake in Casoli, Italy.

Country house of 150 sqm surrounded by 2.500 sqm of land with storage building. 105.000 €. View Property.

Country house with courtyard, garden and olive grove.

Large property with terraces, paved courtyard, orchard and olive grove for sale in Molise, Italy.

Large property of 158 sqm with 2 terraces. Paved courtyard, orchard and 5.800 sqm of land with olive grove. 125.000 €. View Property.

Restored traditional town house close to the Trabocchi coast.

Character palazzo with vaulted ceilings and exposed bricks for sale in Italy, near the beach.

Traditional townhouse of about 300 sqm with gorgeous exposed bricks and vaulted ceilings. 320.000 €. 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.