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.

Habitable country house with land and olive grove, Molise.

Country house of 190 sqm, surrounded by 1 hectare of olive grove. Poggio Sannita, Molise, Italy.

Country house of 190 sqm, surrounded by 1 hectare of olive grove. Poggio Sannita. 70.000 €. View Property.

Restored 200 year old stone 132 sqm villa close to Palmoli, Italy.

Restored 200 year old stone 132 sqm villa surrounded by one hectare of land close to Palmoli, Abruzzo.

Beautiful restored old stone villa with one hectare of land, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. 185.000 €. View Property.

Beautiful villa with sea view. Montenero di Bisaccia. Molise.

Beautiful villa with breath-taking view of the Adriatic sea, Majella mountain and rolling hills. Molise, Italy.

Beautiful villa. 370 sqm of habitable space surrounded by 1.500 sqm garden. 350.000 €. 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.

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