The internet is one of the best property searching tools. For information about renting or buying a property in Italy you can contact the following online estate agencies:
There are two types of tenancy contracts:
a ‘free market contract’ which lasts for four years with an option to renew for a further four years; a ‘convention contract’, which is for three years with an option to extend for a further two.
Non-residents are free to buy Italian property without any restrictions. It is advisable to appoint a bilingual lawyer to represent your interests, especially if you are not fluent in the local language.