The leading guide to Buying a House in Italy, this fully comprehensive book combines cultural and economical information with practical tips and advice. It reveals how to find all types of property from villas and apartments to farms and vineyards. It will divulge inside information on the up-and-coming areas in Italy, where the bargains are to be found as well as full coverage of the regions already popular with British buyers. Fully revised, this new edition boasts up-to-date information on subjects such as property prices, housing regulations and taxation. It will cover all of the essentials, from raising finance and dealing with estate agents to arranging removals, getting power and water connected and dealing with builders.