How to buy a house in Italy
The rich cultural heritage of Italy, a beautiful Mediterranean climate, the diversity and uniqueness of nature and flavor of local residents - that's why foreigners want to buy a house in this country. To purchase houses Italy is considered fairly stable trend, the real estate market in the country is recognized as one of Europe's most stable.
You will need:
- international passport; - Valid Schengen visa; - Through an international bank; - Money; - the Internet.
Instruction how to buy a house in Italy
Determine a housing plan you want to buy in Italy. The choice offered to buyers apartments, apartments, townhouses, villas. Possible titles may vary. For example, the apartments represent a practically the same as the apartment only service home service is expected (for which it will be necessary to pay extra). Also, the apartment does not require registration.
Select a city or area where you want to buy a house in Italy. Apartments in metropolitan areas (such as Milan, Rome), on the coast or the ski resorts in the Alps, will cost much more expensive than in areas not so popular among tourists (eg Kolabriya, Apulia). This is due to the fact that the apartment or villa, located in the former case, you will be able to pass in high season and get a good profit. In areas not popular among tourists, accommodation is much more difficult to pass.
Look at sites with offers of real estate in Italy. Compare prices, customer reviews about the staff agency. If you know the Italian language study and the server, where the "direct" offers from construction companies (primary market) and owners.
To buy property in Italy, make a "irrevocable bid" for the property owner. Thus, you acknowledge the seriousness of the entire enterprise. In signing the offer you will have to pay a deposit for buying properties - 5-10% of the total cost. Keep in mind that in the event of a subsequent failure of your purchase, this amount is non-refundable, and is used as a penalty.
Open a bank account in the international as well as get a special tax number, which will allow you to make transactions on the Italian territory. Then put an amount equal to 20-25% of the total cost of housing in the new account. This money is added on to the previous pledge. Then you and the seller is the so-called "pre-contract", which must be registered in the public register.
The final contract of sale must be carried out in the presence of a notary, which is a state. This employee will check the deal on its "purity", no secret agreements between the seller and the buyer. Also notary regulates the payment of all mandatory taxes and charges on re-housing to the new owner. The right of ownership is transferred to you immediately after the signing of the final contract. Official documents will be issued in two to three weeks.