Property purchase: The three steps to buy property in Italy.

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

Understanding the process of 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.

Traditional Italian stone house with garden in Molise.

Character property with vaulted ceilings, exposed bricks and antique furniture for sale in Italy.

Character property of 167 sqm, with vaulted ceilings, exposed bricks and antique furniture. 115.000 €. 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.