Do I need a lawyer when buying in Italy?
Most Italians do not use a lawyer when buying their home in Italy. The property ownership transfer is carried out by a notary, an impartial authority, who checks the main ownership features and burdens. However, foreigners often use solicitors, as an additional precaution to ensure everything runs smoothly. In the more complicated cases, it is definitely advisable. We can recommend a few international law firms, experienced in dealing with Italian property law.