Italy Property – Guide to Buying a Property in Italy

By Les Calvert

Overview

The Italian Property Market

An increasing number of foreign nationals have taken to purchasing real estate in Italy over the course of the past fifteen years. The increase in real estate purchases in Italy by foreign nationals really took off following the integration of Europe into the EU. With the advent of the European Union, more and more foreign nationals began purchasing different types of real estate within Italy. This included commercial, residential and speculative investment purchases by foreign nationals.

The vast majority of foreign nationals who have taken to purchasing and owning real estate in Italy are from within one or another of the European Union nations. With that said, British investors have been particularly active in buying and investing in real estate in Italy during the past five to ten years.
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Buying Property in Italy – A Guide

By Andrew Faulkner

Think of Italy, and you think of pizza and pasta, wonderful opera, the Renaissance, Ferraris and Lamborghinis, breathtaking architecture, the lakes, glorious sunshine, friendly, passionate people, the Italian Riviera, fine wine, captivating beach resorts and of course, the great Italian cities of Florence, Rome, Venice, Milan, Turin and so much more besides.

Italy is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe with all of the seasons having their own unique attractions. In summer, Italy is an international playground, with visitors from all over the world. Spring comes early while autumn lingers and brings balmy days until late in the year. In winter, the Italian Alps are unsurpassed for spellbinding scenery and first class skiing. In northern Italy you’ll find some of the world’s most renowned winter sports resorts, and skiing is also a summer sport in the Torino Alps and the towering mountains surrounding the Valle d’Aosta.
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How to travel Low-cost to and from Italy
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We continue with our presentation of the low-cost airlines with which you can reach Italy without spending a fortune. If you have experience in flying with any of them do write your comments in order to help your fellow travellers get the best advice on whom to fly on their way to Italy.

37.Transavia

www.en.transavia.com

Transavia airlines was the first airline in the Netherlands to receive international recognition from the Civil Aviation Authority, on behalf of the Joint Aviation Authorities, for its overall airline operation. This recognition, the JAR-OPS 1 certificate, is a mark of quality for standards relating to flight preparation, performance and maintenance. Furthermore, in 1992 Transavia Airlines C.V. was the first organisation in Europe to receive the JAR-145 (now PART-145) certificate, a quality certification for the maintenance of aircraft following the latest European requirements.

In the framework of the close collaboration between the two companies, transavia.com France aims to align the security and quality standards of its flights to the model of transavia.com Holland, in order to benefit from the experience, the quality and the savoir-faire of transavia.com Holland
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35.Wizz Air

www.wizzair.com
The plan to launch Wizz Air was only conceived in June 2003 when six people with a wide range of airline expertise, as well as successful track records from across different industries, teamed up with Jazsef V¡radi, the Company`s Chief Executive Officer. In just three months, Wizz Air was a registered company ready to fly.

Today Wizz Air has 6 operating bases in the region: Katowice, Warsaw, Gdansk in Poland, Budapest in Hungary, Sofia in Bulgaria and Bucharest in Romania, offering flights to close to 50 destinations. Wizz Air will open its 7th base in Poznan in January 2008.

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Buying Property in Calabria, Italy

by Maggie Galloway

Calabria is one of the best kept secrets in Italy with its un-spoilt coastline, mountain grandeur and age-old historical towns.

Calabria Situated in the southern most region of Italy and caressed by the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian Seas, it is a narrow peninsula where the “cliffs meet the seas”, the intricate coastline facing the water every way you look and pine trees, grape vines and olive and fig trees cling to the rugged mountains adding to the beauty of this region of Italy.
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We continue with our presentation of the low-cost airlines with which you can reach Italy without spending a fortune. If you have experience in flying with any of them do write your comments in order to help your fellow travellers get the best advice on whom to fly on their way to Italy.

27.Myair

Their goal is to cover established northern destinations as well as promising southern ones, and to offer a tailored and carefully planned international network.

They say they are looking forward to be judged on their efficiency, the quality of the services and on the commitment of their team.

With them you can reach


Rome
Milan
Lamezia
Brindisi
Bari
Bologna

From EUR 96.40/ USD 142.06(at today`s Exchange rate) for a flight Bucharest Baneasa – Rome and Bucharest Baneasa

From EUR 107.74/ USD 158.77(at today`s Exchange rate) for a flight Bari – Milan and Bari

28.SKY Europe
www.skyeurope.com
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25. Meridiana
www.meridiana.it

Meridiana currently has a fleet of 22 aircrafts, 13 are leased and 9 company-owned. The fleet consists of 18 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 and 4 modern Airbus A319-112. All the planes in service are equipped with the most advanced systems and are regularly brought to line with the new standards of safety and comfort at the Meridiana Maintenance Base in Olbia and Florence.

With them you can reach


Rome
Milan
Lamezia
Bari
Bologna
Tornio

From EUR 134.65/ USD 196.71(at today`s Exchange rate)
for a Verona – Roma and Verona
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22. Jet 2
http://www.jet2.com

Jet2.com has been flying commercial aircraft for nearly 30 years, exclusively under the name, Channel Express (Air Services) for the first 20 years. Originally operating up to 14 Dart Herald aircraft, the company introduced, during the 1990s, Lockheed Electras, Airbus A300B4 Eurofreighters and in 2001, Boeing 737-300s. Boeing 757-200s were introduced in Autumn 2005. While historically based at Bournemouth on the South coast, the full operation and headquarters moved to Leeds Bradford Airport in West Yorkshire during 2006.

With them you can reach

Rome
Milan
Venice
Olbia

From EUR 94.96/ USD 138.72 (at today`s Exchange rate) for a flight Manchester and Rome and Manchester

From EUR 31.43/ USD 45.91 (at today`s Exchange rate) for a flight Leeds Bradford and Milan and Leeds Bradford
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5. Atlas Blue
https://www.atlas-blue.com/en/index.php
Atlas-blue, a fully-owned subsidiary of Royal Air Maroc (RAM), was incorporated on 28 May 2004. It has international regular schedule service between the Moroccan cities of Marrakech and Agadir to different European countries. In a first phase this service includes the French, Italian, Belgian, Dutch, German and British markets.

With them you can reach

Milan

From EUR 189.18 / USD 276.54 (at today`s Exchange rate)

For a flight Marrakech and Milan – Marrakesh

6. Blu Express
www.blu-express.com

Blu-express.com is the only low-cost airline based in Rome’s Fiumicino airport. It is a young, dynamic and enterprising airline which relies on the experience of Blue Panorama Airlines – the second long-haul fleet in Italy and the first European company to order Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner.

The fact that they are part of the Blue Panorama group means that they have experience of long-haul flight, and this ensures even higher reliability and attention to detail in maintenance.

With them you can reach
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From those inspired by Italy to those who want to discover it