Italy’s building bonus: Can you really claim back the cost of renovating property?
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Italy’s building bonus: Can you really claim back the cost of renovating property?

If you’re looking to make improvements to your Italian property, there are generous sums of state aid available for renovations. Here’s what you need to know.

Property in Italy: A weekly roundup of the latest news and updates
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Property in Italy: A weekly roundup of the latest news and updates

Property: Why we decided to build our new house in Italy out of wood
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Property: Why we decided to build our new house in Italy out of wood

OPINION: Why Italians aren’t snatching up their country’s one-euro homes

OPINION: Why Italians aren’t snatching up their country’s one-euro homes

OPINION: Why Italy must put its forgotten ‘ghost towns’ up for sale – or risk losing them forever

OPINION: Why Italy must put its forgotten ‘ghost towns’ up for sale – or risk losing them forever

Property in Italy: A weekly roundup of the latest news and updates
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Property in Italy: A weekly roundup of the latest news and updates

Pandemic halved home sales to foreign residents in Italy, says study

Pandemic halved home sales to foreign residents in Italy, says study

From renovating property to buying a new car: 28 tax ‘bonuses’ you can claim from the Italian government
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From renovating property to buying a new car: 28 tax ‘bonuses’ you can claim from the Italian government

Town near Rome is the latest to join Italy’s €1 house sell-off

Town near Rome is the latest to join Italy’s €1 house sell-off

Property in Italy: A weekly roundup of the latest news and updates
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Property in Italy: A weekly roundup of the latest news and updates

Remote workers wanted as investors target Italy’s ‘smart working’ villages

Remote workers wanted as investors target Italy’s ‘smart working’ villages

OPINION: Bargain homes and fewer crowds – but Italy’s deep south is not for everyone

OPINION: Bargain homes and fewer crowds – but Italy’s deep south is not for everyone

The Italian vocabulary you’ll need when renovating property

The Italian vocabulary you’ll need when renovating property

UPDATED: These are the Italian towns offering houses for one euro

UPDATED: These are the Italian towns offering houses for one euro

‘How we claimed Italy’s building bonus twice for the same property’
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‘How we claimed Italy’s building bonus twice for the same property’

UPDATE: Under 36? Here’s how Italy plans to help you buy a house

UPDATE: Under 36? Here’s how Italy plans to help you buy a house

Ten things to expect when renting an apartment in Italy
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Ten things to expect when renting an apartment in Italy

Community cooperatives: the small Italian towns taking charge of their own future

Community cooperatives: the small Italian towns taking charge of their own future

16 of the most essential articles you’ll need when moving to Italy

16 of the most essential articles you’ll need when moving to Italy

The building bonuses you could claim in Italy in 2021
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The building bonuses you could claim in Italy in 2021

‘What happened when I bought a house in Italy during lockdown – without viewing it’
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‘What happened when I bought a house in Italy during lockdown – without viewing it’

Searching for cheap Italian property online? Here’s what you need to watch out for
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Searching for cheap Italian property online? Here’s what you need to watch out for

House prices in Italy rise at fastest rate in a decade

House prices in Italy rise at fastest rate in a decade

The Italian properties ‘nobody’ wants to buy in 2021
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The Italian properties ‘nobody’ wants to buy in 2021

How to stay out of trouble when renovating your Italian property
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How to stay out of trouble when renovating your Italian property

From Rome to London, details of the Vatican’s property empire revealed

From Rome to London, details of the Vatican’s property empire revealed

Tell us: Have you used Italy’s building bonus schemes to renovate your home?

Tell us: Have you used Italy’s building bonus schemes to renovate your home?

What will happen to Italy’s property market in 2021?
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What will happen to Italy’s property market in 2021?

How not to buy a house in Italy: The top mistakes to avoid
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How not to buy a house in Italy: The top mistakes to avoid

Italian holiday homes: Which nationalities favour which coastal regions?

Italian holiday homes: Which nationalities favour which coastal regions?

The real cost of buying a house in Italy as a foreigner
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The real cost of buying a house in Italy as a foreigner

Why finding a bargain Italian property could be harder than you think
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Why finding a bargain Italian property could be harder than you think

‘We’re Covid-free’: Remote Italian village aims to tempt buyers with one-euro homes offer

‘We’re Covid-free’: Remote Italian village aims to tempt buyers with one-euro homes offer

What will happen to house prices in Italy after the coronavirus crisis?

What will happen to house prices in Italy after the coronavirus crisis?

Are people still planning to move to Italy after the coronavirus crisis?

Are people still planning to move to Italy after the coronavirus crisis?

Demand surges for homes in the Italian countryside during lockdown

Demand surges for homes in the Italian countryside during lockdown

Are Italian homes really some of the smallest in Europe?

Are Italian homes really some of the smallest in Europe?

Tell us: Has the coronavirus crisis affected your move to Italy?

Tell us: Has the coronavirus crisis affected your move to Italy?

Are house prices in Italy dropping due to coronavirus crisis?

Are house prices in Italy dropping due to coronavirus crisis?

My Italian Home: ‘I’d just found my little piece of paradise in Umbria, and now I’m longing to return’

My Italian Home: ‘I’d just found my little piece of paradise in Umbria, and now I’m longing to return’

Will this town in southern Italy really pay your rent if you move there?

Will this town in southern Italy really pay your rent if you move there?

Taranto becomes the first city in Italy to sell off houses for €1

Taranto becomes the first city in Italy to sell off houses for €1

Ten surprisingly affordable homes on Lake Como for under €150,000

Ten surprisingly affordable homes on Lake Como for under €150,000

Why 2020 will be a good year to buy and renovate a home in an Italian city
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Why 2020 will be a good year to buy and renovate a home in an Italian city

My Italian Home: ‘How we renovated an apartment in a historic Bologna palazzo’
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My Italian Home: ‘How we renovated an apartment in a historic Bologna palazzo’

My Italian Home: The ups and downs of buying a property for retirement in a hilltop village in Italy
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My Italian Home: The ups and downs of buying a property for retirement in a hilltop village in Italy

10 things you need to know about property on Lake Como
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10 things you need to know about property on Lake Como

These are the Italian cities where rent prices are rising fastest
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These are the Italian cities where rent prices are rising fastest

Italian property nightmares: Tell us your worst experiences of buying in Italy
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Italian property nightmares: Tell us your worst experiences of buying in Italy

The very best Italian towns to move to – according to people who live in them
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The very best Italian towns to move to – according to people who live in them

Palazzi, a convent and a lighthouse: The state properties Italy is auctioning off
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Palazzi, a convent and a lighthouse: The state properties Italy is auctioning off

These are the most expensive places to rent a room in Italy
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These are the most expensive places to rent a room in Italy

Italian problems: Figuring out the post office (and how to get through the door)
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Italian problems: Figuring out the post office (and how to get through the door)

Italian problems: Driving seven hours (in a heatwave) to sign a form

Italian problems: Driving seven hours (in a heatwave) to sign a form

Dolce and Gabbana put luxurious Stromboli villa up for sale

Dolce and Gabbana put luxurious Stromboli villa up for sale

Property: What can you buy for 500K around Italy?
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Property: What can you buy for 500K around Italy?

How Italian villages are helping foreign buyers find their dream €1 home

How Italian villages are helping foreign buyers find their dream €1 home

Why this Brit is selling off his idyllic Italian home in a raffle

Why this Brit is selling off his idyllic Italian home in a raffle

Buying property in Italy: An illustrated tale

Buying property in Italy: An illustrated tale

Expert tips on renovating your Italian property
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Expert tips on renovating your Italian property

The best renovation properties you can buy in Italy for less than €50K
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The best renovation properties you can buy in Italy for less than €50K

Here are the houses you can buy for just €1 in a Sicilian village

Here are the houses you can buy for just €1 in a Sicilian village

€1 homes offer causes property stampede in Sicilian village

€1 homes offer causes property stampede in Sicilian village

What’s wrong with the Italian property market?

What’s wrong with the Italian property market?

‘Reversed trend’: Property in southern Italy is now in demand due to the pandemic

‘Reversed trend’: Property in southern Italy is now in demand due to the pandemic

How to buy a house in Italy
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How to buy a house in Italy

Finding a home in the Italian countryside: A survivors’ guide

Finding a home in the Italian countryside: A survivors’ guide

Escape from the city: These are the 21 cheapest Italian provinces to move to

Escape from the city: These are the 21 cheapest Italian provinces to move to

Renting in Italy: the crucial vocabulary you need to know
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Renting in Italy: the crucial vocabulary you need to know

Can you really buy a house in a historic Italian town for €1?

Can you really buy a house in a historic Italian town for €1?

Italian property of the week: A stone home in undiscovered Abruzzo

Italian property of the week: A stone home in undiscovered Abruzzo

Italian property of the week: a restored gem amid Le Marche’s rolling hills

Italian property of the week: a restored gem amid Le Marche’s rolling hills

Italian property of the week: A lakeside fortress in Umbria

Italian property of the week: A lakeside fortress in Umbria

Italian property of the week: An affordable apartment retreat in Liguria

Italian property of the week: An affordable apartment retreat in Liguria

Italian property of the week: Seaside condo on the toe of Italy’s boot

Italian property of the week: Seaside condo on the toe of Italy’s boot

Italian property of the week: Luxury living in Salerno

Italian property of the week: Luxury living in Salerno

Italian property of the week: A medieval fortress in Emilia Romagna

Italian property of the week: A medieval fortress in Emilia Romagna

Property of the week: Lush life on Lake Iseo

Property of the week: Lush life on Lake Iseo

Property of the week: Apulian pool and home

Property of the week: Apulian pool and home

Property of the week: Ancient meets modern in Stimigliano

Property of the week: Ancient meets modern in Stimigliano

Property of the week: lakeside living by Garda

Property of the week: lakeside living by Garda

Property of the week: Luxury Sardinian villa with a pool

Property of the week: Luxury Sardinian villa with a pool

Why Italy is ‘giving away’ 100 historic buildings for free

Why Italy is ‘giving away’ 100 historic buildings for free

‘Destitute’ private jet owner fined thousands for tax fraud

‘Destitute’ private jet owner fined thousands for tax fraud

This haunted Italian castle could be yours for €600k

This haunted Italian castle could be yours for €600k

Are you paying too much for your rent in Italy?

Are you paying too much for your rent in Italy?

GO! Italians asked to vote on coveted Monopoly locations

GO! Italians asked to vote on coveted Monopoly locations

Pilgrims loot Rome homes ‘to pay for Padre Pio trip’

Pilgrims loot Rome homes ‘to pay for Padre Pio trip’

Italy’s property sector struggles to recover

Italy’s property sector struggles to recover

For sale on Chinese site: Italian villa for $16.4m

For sale on Chinese site: Italian villa for $16.4m

Amazing Italian homes for less than €100,000

Amazing Italian homes for less than €100,000

Uproar as Padua woman hosts migrants for free

Uproar as Padua woman hosts migrants for free

Rome residents hope to cash-in on James Bond

Rome residents hope to cash-in on James Bond

Italy’s property market bucks recession

Italy’s property market bucks recession

Dozens of foreigners vie for €1 homes in Sicily

Dozens of foreigners vie for €1 homes in Sicily

Italians squirrel most cash into London homes

Italians squirrel most cash into London homes

Homes for sale for a euro in ancient Sicily village

Homes for sale for a euro in ancient Sicily village

Italian property prices fall over ten percent

Italian property prices fall over ten percent

’50 Shades’ inspiration helps Clooney buy home

’50 Shades’ inspiration helps Clooney buy home

House-hunting in Italy: the essential vocabulary you’ll need
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House-hunting in Italy: the essential vocabulary you’ll need

Unique stucco homes up for grabs down south

Unique stucco homes up for grabs down south

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

‘I consider Italy to be my only home’

‘I consider Italy to be my only home’

Top ten bargain properties in Italy

Top ten bargain properties in Italy

Foreign property investors flock to Italy

Foreign property investors flock to Italy

Spaniard ‘bids €400m for Berlusconi mansion’

Spaniard ‘bids €400m for Berlusconi mansion’

Berlusconi pressures coalition over ‘hated’ tax

Berlusconi pressures coalition over ‘hated’ tax

Mortgage lending in Italy drops 37.4 percent

Mortgage lending in Italy drops 37.4 percent

How long will British second-home owners in Italy be able to stay after Brexit?

How long will British second-home owners in Italy be able to stay after Brexit?

How safe is living in the Italian countryside?
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How safe is living in the Italian countryside?

How and where to find your dream renovation property in Italy
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How and where to find your dream renovation property in Italy

Italian property problems: Why do ten strangers own my bathroom?
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Italian property problems: Why do ten strangers own my bathroom?