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

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

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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.

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