Houses for sale in Italy

In total 2,994 listings
Houses in Tuscany Houses in Tuscany
1,518 listings
Houses in Sicily Houses in Sicily
59 listings
Houses in Florence Houses in Florence
145 listings
Houses in Liguria Houses in Liguria
200 listings
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FAQ about Italy
How much tax is paid on residential rentals?

If this amount does not exceed € 15,000 per year, it is taxed at 23% plus 2% of the annual rent. If the annual rental income is greater than € 75,000, it is taxed at 43% plus 2% of the total annual rent.

What is the property purchase payment process?

According to Italian law, non-residents must open a local bank account and transfer the full property purchase amount to it.

What documents are required to buy houses in Italy?
  • Passport;
  • Marriage certificate or premarital agreement;
  • Tax identification code – codice fiscale (on request from an Italian consulate in the applicant's home country or the local tax authorities).
How much does it cost to maintain houses in Italy?

On average, the tax on an 85 m² apartment is about € 850 per year.

As for utility payments, they depend on the property. Anywhere between € 200-5,000 per annum for an apartment, depending on its size, while a villa with a swimming pool will be somewhere between € 1,200-6,000 per annum.

The insurance fee depends on a property’s value and usually ranges from € 300-2,000 per annum (usually 1–2% of the property value).

Are there any extra costs related to the purchase of houses in Italy?

For example, the payment of notary fees at 2–4% of the property's assessed value. This includes:

  • Cadastral tax and a mortgage instalment – € 50 or € 200 depending on the buyer's residence permit availability;
  • State duty – € 230;
  • property tax – € 24.71;
  • State register inscription fee – € 90;
  • Notary fee – about 1–2.5% (for properties priced between € 300,000-1M the fee is € 5,000-7,000).
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