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22
Sep

CANADIAN BAN ON PROPERTY PURCHASES

A new Canadian ban on property purchases in force since January 2023 has imposed a restriction for foreigners who are willing to buy a residential property in Canada. Indeed, this newly introduced law prevents non-Canadians and foreign corporations from buying residential property in Canada for two years
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27
Aug

PROPERTY COMMUNION OF HEIRS

How to avoid a Court claim   What to do when a hereditary succession with no Will also includes real estate assets or the deceased has left ownership of the same property to several people? This is called as Property Community of Heirs as each heir becomes co-owner of a fraction of the property. It...
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25
Nov

Two new “1 Euro property opportunity” in the stunning Sicily

The Sicilian Municipalities of Cattolica Eraclea (province of Agrigento) and Calatafimi Segesta (province of Trapani) are granting two new property opportunities in Sicily to buy houses for 1 Euro only. As per other Sicilian municipalities (i.e. Cammarata), this “Case a 1 Euro project” aims to enhance the value of the town properties and to aid...
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13
Nov

MOVING TO ITALY – YOUR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PACKAGE

If you are planning to move to Italy  you should take into consideration several aspects of your relocation. We have a dedicated desk ready to provide you with a tailored assistance to select the specific services you would need to include in your Relocation Package within the following: Home Finding Service: Italian property searches to...
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16
Nov

FREE HOUSES IN ITALY IN ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SICILIAN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE

The Sicilian town of Cammarata, well known as “the town of 1,000 balconies to the East” offers houses for free with intent to boost the economic development and urban regeneration. Cammarata is only a few kilometers from Valle dei Templi (Valley of the Temples) one of the most important archeological sites and outstanding examples of...
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22
Oct

Types of Italian Will

Types of Wills A Will is the best way to state your last wishes ensuring that your estate is transferred to any of your family members, friends, companies or charities you wish. Under the Italian law there are different ways of drafting a Will: Testamento Olografo: equivalent to the English Handwritten Will it has to be...
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17
Oct

Italian Inheritance Law – A Brief Guide for Foreigners

The Italian inheritance law is based on the last will of the deceased, regardless of the movable or immovable nature of the property, making the heirs succeed jointly to the estate on both assets and liabilities in equal portions, unless otherwise provided for in the testament. The latter circumstance constitutes the main difference between heirs...
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14
Oct

How to buy a property in Italy – Guide

Buying a property in Italy can be really exciting! However, the Italian property market may be confusing and complicated. The conveyancing process and its rules have their roots in the Italian cumbersome bureaucracy and could be very different from the system and the procedures you may be familiar with. Therefore, excitement could quickly turn into...
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14
Oct

How to sell a property in Italy

Selling a property in Italy can be quite a complex process and, although it is not as complicated as buying a property, it is very important to pay attention to some specific legal aspects.
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