Piro & Associates Welcomes You to Italian Real Estate
Piro & Associates have been working in the Italy Real Estate Market with a Reliable Affiliate Real Estate Company. For several years we have been achieving continued success within Italy for our American Clients. Our real estate firm along with our Italian affiliate office promotes the sale of traditional Italian Properties and helps you to select your ideal property, SAFELY and WITHOUT RISKS.
Our Italian Affiliate Real Estate Firm is a registered estate agency, qualified to practice and operate over all Italian Territory. We will make your property selection a simple and safe way to purchase a property in Italy. We offer you a wide range of typical Italian properties THROUGHOUT ITALY and SICILY. From VILLAS in LAKE COMO, TO FARMHOUSES in TUSCANY. FROM CONDOMINIUMS in FLORENCE, to a STUDIO, in TAORMINA. Whatever request you desire we can locate your DREAM HOME in ITALY.
Piro & Associates will arrange your initial meeting with our Italian Affiliate Office. From the beginning, with the initial telephone contact, you will be talking with English-Speaking representatives in Italy.
James Piro will never leave your side during the entire transaction. He will be following your purchase, communicating with you and our Italian Real Estate Affiliate.
We will be accompanying you to as many properties as you are interested in visiting.
We will provide all assistance and advise you on your purchase in Italy.
We will arrange for all utilities to be registered in your name.
We will arrange property surveys with translation.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TO PURCHASING PROPERTY IN ITALY
Q. Can American Citizen Buy Property in Italy?
Q. Will I Pay Taxes?
A. Yes, there are municipal taxes to pay on every property, and also owning a property in Italy it is necessary to file a personal tax return, especially if you have earned income from renting the property.
Q. How much money does one have to put down immediately?
A. As a rule, 10% earnest money of the offering price. After acceptance, an intermediary payment of 25% as advance on the sales price.
Q. Is the price negotiable?
A. Yes, you can always try to negotiate lower than the Listing Price.
Q. I've never heard of anything like the Italian procedure for property sales; does it work?
A. This procedure involving the notaio (notary) has been in use for several centuries and seems to work perfectly. These individuals are highly respected members of their community and their professional reputation depends on their title research and being responsible to all parties involved.
Q. What is a notaio (notary official)?
A. Someone who represents the state.
Q. What is the process in signing a contract?
A. In Italy only a notary (notaio) can officiate, create and validate a contract, whether it be for buying or selling a property, establishing a company or partnership etc.
Q. Can I use a lawyer instead of a notary official?
A. No, but should you wish your lawyer be present at the signing, that would be fine. Your lawyer can be useful in advising you in who's name the contract should be in, also for inheritance information, but a lawyer cannot substitute the notary official.
Q. How will I understand the transaction and closing, I don't speak or understand Italian?
A. From your initial contact with our Italian Affiliate Office through Closing of the purchase, everything will be translated in English. So, you will have complete understanding.
Piro & Associates, and our Italian Affiliate Real Estate Firm, will deal with any questions you may have, to ensure that you complete your purchase in the most easiest, safe, and risk-free way.
We will assist and accompany you through the entire legal process necessary to complete your purchase.
After you have purchased your property, we will still be available for any support and advise for as long as required. This will provide you with the security of a "safety net" during and after your purchase.
We assure professional expertise and quality service in every aspect when purchasing property in Italy.
REMEMBER, PURCHASING PROPERTY IN ITALY THROUGH, PIRO & ASSOCIATES, AND OUR ITALIAN REAL ESTATE AFFFILIATE, PROVIDES YOU WITH REPRESENTATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND IN ITALY.