Author: Elizabeth Hannah

Elizabeth Hannah is an English qualified lawyer, with ten years post qualification experience gained with mainstream London firms in property and general company commercial law. She is currently based in Florence where she works, in conjuction with Italian lawyers, specialising in advising English speaking clients investing in prperty in Italy, including ancillary tax and inheritance law advice, and Italian speaking clients on general company / commercial matters.
January 12, 2006
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Navigating the real estate Maze

Italy has a reputation of being a bureaucratic minefield, and voluntarily involving oneself in its system of laws and taxes may be a daunting prospect for a foreigner purchasing property here.  Doing so is, however, no more difficult than in any other country, although the procedure is, generally speaking,