Italian property market

We take a look at what Italy has to offer homebuyers, with examples from Lucca in Tuscany.  

The Impact of the Brexit vote in Italy

How has Italy been affected by the UK voting to leave the EU? On 27th July, 2016, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, visited Rome to meet with the Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, to discuss – among other things – the UK’s planned exit from the European Union. Together they faced the press in the gardens of Villa Doria Pamphili, St. Peter’s Dome gleaming in the sunshine behind them. With 600,000 Italians living in the UK, wondering how the Brexit vote will affect them, a journalist asked Theresa May whether the rights of Italians living in the UK would be protected.

Gluten Free food in Italy

It is possible to enjoy a healthy Mediterranean diet that is gluten free in Italy. Italians love their food, and are also aware of the connection between health and what they eat. Much of Italian cuisine is based on using fresh local produce as part of the famous Mediterranean diet. An Italian Supermarket chain, Co-op, did a survey of its customers and discovered that 70% of Italians are willing to pay more for all natural foods, 65% are willing to pay more for non-GMO foods and 62% for organic foods.