Owning your piece of Italy: An Aussie Expat turned into an Italian Property Guru

Have you ever dreamed of buying a home in an Italian village? What about owning an investment holiday villa in the beachside towns on the southern coast? Where would one even start to begin to investigate how to go about purchasing and owning a slice of Italian property? It can seem complicated or frighteningly fraught …

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How to dress your Holiday Rental for Success

So, for those of you who bought properties during the winter months with the view to transforming these into successful Holiday Rentals then keep on reading… With the summer season commencing in May, now is the time to start planning your home staging strategy to ensure your property is designed appropriately before your marketing campaign …

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Has COVID-19 Affected Overseas Buyers Wanting to Purchase Real Estate in Italy?

As I write this article from my home in Martina Franca, Puglia, it is day 29 of a countrywide lockdown in Italy. Spring has sprung and instead of the streets and piazzas being filled with locals and tourists exploring the best of what Italy has to offer, it is like a ghost town.  It’s not exactly …

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What Does Renovating an Iconic Trulli Home Involve?

Ah the trulli houses. Unique, iconic and found only in the beautiful southern Italian region of Puglia. What is it about these quirky cone shaped houses that has people from all over the world fascinated by them?  Not only are they extremely popular from a holiday rental perspective so make an ideal investment but what is it like to live …

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Italy: Puglia

Puglia, Southern Italy’s shining star and the second most researched region (after Tuscany) by overseas buyers when looking at real estate. So what makes Puglia so special and in such high demand?  Could it be the stunning coastline which connects the Adriatic Coast with the Ionian Sea; hundreds of kilometres of crystal clear warm turquoise …

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The 411 on Italy’s Ecobonus: A Short Guide

The buzz word on the street right now in Italy and especially amongst the potential buyers looking to renovate their dream home, is the “Ecobonus”. As of the 16th July the “Decreto Legge” was confirmed that the Ecobonus will be extended until the end of 2022.  So what is the Ecobonus exactly, and how can this benefit …

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Why the Holiday Rental Market in Italy Will Flourish Post Pandemic

Let’s face it, 2020 has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry in Italy. But the motivation for overseas visitors in Italy has only increased which is a great sign for the future of tourism. In 2019 the holiday rentals industry exceeded $38B worldwide with more and more people opting to stay in a holiday home …

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