Italian News

The fluctuating liability of a flat owner for his Condominio`s debts and obligations.

If you own a flat in Italy as part of a block of flats, what is the extent of your liability for the debts and obligations arising from the common parts of the building, or, [...]

October 23rd, 2016|Italian News|

Changes to the management of blocks of flats: the new “Condominio”rules.

The Italian Parliament has updated legislation relating to use and maintenance of common parts in buildings / block of flats (“Condominio ”) which, until recently, dated back to 1942, the origins of the current Italian [...]

October 23rd, 2016|Italian News|

New rules on Italian foodstuff contracts or Italian food made “hotter”.

On 24th October 2012 new provisions regulating wholesale food and produce contracts (“Contratti agroalimentari “) in Italy, lost in a wide ranging raft of new legislation (issued in January and aiming to revive the economy), [...]

October 23rd, 2016|Italian News|

“IVIE” or the Italian tax on foreign properties is now due !

At the end of last year the Italian Parliament passed legislation introducing an Italian tax on foreign properties (“IVIE” or “Imposta sul Valore Immobili Esteri“) and on foreign financial assets (“IVAFE” or “Imposta sul valore [...]

October 23rd, 2016|Italian News|

In the Italian Courts …..

19.09.2011 - Liability of incompetent / dishonest estate agents - In this case an Italian estate agent had eagerly pressurized a buyer to sign a preliminary contract for the purchase of a property, to pay [...]

October 23rd, 2016|Italian News|

Check the valueof your property … on the Italian land registry data banks.

The Italian Land Registry (Agenzia del Territorio) has made available to the public its data banks on selling and letting market values of Italian properties. These data banks are free of charge and open to [...]

October 23rd, 2016|Italian News|