We know that your home is where your memories are made. Where you share a meal, snuggle in to watch a great movie, or dream of the next days adventure.
Whether you are planning to rent or buy in Italy, finding a new home will be your primary focus. The process of searching, finding, negotiating and finally holding the keys in your hand is very exciting.
But it can also be scary, stressful and confusing. This is Italy, and naturally, buying and renting property is complicated and maneuvering through the process as a foreigner is fraught with problems.
We get it, and we get your worries, because we have been exactly where you are.
Schedule a free 15 minute call with our property experts to see how we can help you
Once we have engaged with the Property Purchase Assistance we will immediately start your search
Once you have found the house of your dreams, we will start the negotiations
Personal Property Board. You will have access to your personal online property board where you can track properties, ask questions of our team, and watch your search in real time.
Collaborations across Italy. We have deep connections across the country, opening doors to off market properties.
Organize Live/Virtual Tours. We will organize private personal tours of your top listed properties so you can view them from the comfort and safety of your home.
Negotiations. Our agents are Italian and know how to bargain! They will represent you to the property owners and/or other listing agents to get you the best price.
Support you throughout the entire buying process.
Assist you in evaluating a restoration project and acquiring estimates to evaluate the property potential.
Provide guidance on rebates, bonuses, and other incentives that you may benefit from through your purchase.
Estimate of Closing Costs. We will also provide an estimate of your closing costs, a choice of notaries as well as providing the notary with all supporting documents.
Drawing and registration of the preliminary contract.
Assist you in banking and deposit transfers.
English/French/German & Italian Speaking Support. We will support and guide you throughout the entire buying and closing process. You are never alone or left without answers to your questions.
Connections to Professionals. Through Smart Move Italy, we can help connect you with notaries, lawyers, accountants and relocation specialists, and even help you set up your utilities, get your visa's and residency.
Mortgage Broker. We will connect you to a Mortgage Specializing in Foreign Sourced Income loans with and exceptional track record and service.
Property Investigation. It is critical that your chosen property is structurally sound and legal. Our building inspectors will complete a full inspection and survey to ensure your purchase is safe. (€ extra)
Full Property Visit Itinerary. Our travel specialists will pre-organize your property tours to make the best use of your time. Including travel times, itinerary and accommodations (€ extra).
When you work with us, you become part of the Smart Move Italy Community. Our community includes people from around the world who share a love of Italy and the desire to own a home and live the Italian lifestyle, whether part time, full time or a lifetime.
And being part of our Community has its benefits, like
It's more than just buying a house.
Being part of our Community has its benefits!
We can save you thousands of Euro
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! We are a fully licensed estate agency, and member in good standing of FIAIP the Association for Real Estate professionals in Italy.
Yes. English is our mother language, but we also speak French, Italian, and German.
We can help you buy any home, anywhere in Italy. However we charge a flat commission of 3500 euro for all properties under 100k
Yes. Our agency charges a standard 3% commission on the purchase price + vat (22%). However you will pay this commission just to us, not to the other agency.
Yes. We work closely with a full engineering, design and building company that can help with any renovation, big or small.
Mortgages in Italy are difficult to get, but not impossible. We will connect you with our mortgage broker who will be able to help.
It's easy. First, you should schedule a free call with our property expert so that we can talk about your plans and criteria and understand how we can help. If we both decided that we're a good fit, we will invite you to sign up for the PPA.
Our goal is to find you the best property at the best price while keeping your purchase costs to a minimum. To ensure that we are a good fit, and that we can help you, we need only 10 minutes of your time