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.

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

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