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.

Beautiful period palazzo ready to live in. Colledimezzo.

Large historic palazzo ready to move in the centre of Colledimezzo, at 3 km from the lake. Abruzzo, Italy.

Character palazzo of about 200 sqm with vaulted, fresco ceilings and original details. 130.000 €. View Property.

Traditional Italian stone house with garden in Molise.

Character stone property of 167 sqm, with garden in Roccavivara. Molise, Italy.

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

Country house surrounded by 8.320 sqm of land. Gessopalena.

 Country house in habitable conditions situated in Gessopalena. Surrounded by 8.320 sqm of land with olive trees. Abruzzo, Italy.

Country property in habitable conditions, with olive grove. Fantastic panoramic view. 80.000 €. View Property.

New taxation scheme to purchase a house
in Italy (2016)

On the purchase of a property in Italy there is a registration tax (imposta di registro) or alternatively VAT (if the seller is a company) as well as the Cadastral and Land Registry taxes (imposte Ipotecarie e Catastali). The payment of such taxes is at the expense of the buyer.

In 2016 the Italian government has issued a new taxation scheme:

Seller

Tax

FIRST HOUSE

SECOND HOUSE

       

 

Purchase from a private seller

Registration Tax

2% of cadastral value

9% of cadastral value

Cadastral Tax

€50

€50

Mortgage Duty

€50

€50

 

Purchase from a developer or constructor

VAT

4% of purchase price

10% of purchase price

Registration Tax

€200

€200

Cadastral Tax

€200

€200

Mortgage tax

€200

€200