Life and property in Puglia

Great weather, endless seaside and fabulous food make property in Puglia a perennial favourite for buyers in Italy. Fleur Kinson guides you through this wonderful, affordable southern region Puglia at a glance The region Puglia is the ‘heel’ of Italy’s ‘boot’, and uncluttered region known for its whitewashed towns, its ‘trulli’, its food (especially its […]

Living in Veneto

Cortina d'Ampezzo

Jewel-like cities, golden beaches, sleepy hills and dramatic mountains – this sophisticated northern region has it all. From elegant urban apartments to low-priced rustic retreats, Veneto is a great place to buy property, says Fleur Kinson.   Tucked up in the northeastern corner of Italy, Veneto encompasses an extraordinary array of landscapes. The region’s feet […]

Take part in the renovation of ancient Italian villages

stone hut in salento, puglia. ITS Italy rennovation

ITS ITALY has now launched ITS LENDING, a new lending crowdfunding platform to preserve years’ worth of heritage and make a profitable investment while doing so.   Famous for its culture and exquisite food, Italy attracts thousands of tourists every year. Many daydream about buying a romantic property at the heart of an ancient village […]

Three steps to avoid buying mistakes in Italy

buying property in Italy, rural town scene

Find out the three most critical home-buying secrets, learn how to avoid a poor purchase experience, and buy as smoothly as possible in Italy. More and more people are buying property and considering moving to Italy today. Aside from the abundant culture, exceptionally diverse nature, and enviable climate that attracts us, the world is seeing […]

Homes under restoration

Bringing an old ruin back from the dead and creating the bespoke house of your dreams has long been a popular adventure for overseas buyers in Italy. Fleur Kinson says it’s still a great option. In the last forty years, many thousands of non-Italians have bought and rebuilt or restored a dilapidated property in Italy. […]

Why buy property in Italy?

Sponsored post by D&G Property Advice And how should you go about it, really? Italy is such a diverse and beautiful place to be and to live, it’s no wonder you’re interested. Whether to retire, holiday for longer than one summer, or move for a better lifestyle and work environment, Italy has a lot to […]

Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live

place in the sun live

We have teamed up with A Place in the Sun Live to offer you FREE tickets to their next show at Manchester Central on 6 – 8 March 2020 A Place in the Sun Live is the official exhibition of the Channel 4 TV show and the largest overseas property exhibition in Europe – the perfect place […]

Emilia-Romagna regional property guide

Emilia-romagna countryside

Fleur Kinson explores which parts of the Emilia-Romagna region would make the perfect base for your perfect home and a new life in Italy. Photos by Getty Images Emilia-Romagna is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Italy, boasting the third highest GDP per capita in the country. Half of the region is […]

Homes in Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna landscape

The sophisticated region of Emilia-Romagna offers every geographical delight as well as some of the best food in Italy. Rural homes in its hills offer exceptional value for money too, says Fleur Kinson. Photos by Getty Images   If you’ve never heard of Emilia-Romagna, that’s only because this happy, prosperous place feels no need to […]

Restored hay barn, Le March

hay barn

An old hay barn that has been transformed into a beautiful villa. Well maintained garden with view of the Monte Sibillini, the Marchigiani hills and the Gran Sasso in Abruzzo, and an outdoors terrace from which to enjoy the views. The infinity swimming pool measures 4x14m. On the ground floor there is the kitchen and […]