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Foreign investors’ interest for “Italian brick” is growing

Posted: 28 July 2016

According to data for the first half of 2016, released by, the real estate website dedicated to foreigners who wish to buy a property in Italy, the demand for real estate from abroad grew by 52.4% compared at the same time past year.

In detail, the average price of properties required stood at 435,000 euro, more than 67% relates to properties that have a value of up to 250 thousand euro and the luxury segment carves out a large chunk of 14,31%.

As for the type, the choice falls mainly on independent property that most of apartments, and the majority of the requests is for habitable houses (63.50%). As many as 27.07% of the requests is for buildings to renovate, in part or completely.

Tuscany, Liguria and Puglia are confirmed as the favorite regions, followed by Lombardy and Umbria that close the top five. Are, also, performing the following region: Calabria, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Basilicata and Molise  are living a golden moment than the previous year, data show that those Regions have doubled the required rate.

Source: Patrimonio Pubblico Italia website