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A visit to Umbria: interview with David Lang, owner of Casa San Gabriel

Written by on January 24, 2021 in Property, Umbria
A visit to Umbria: interview with David Lang, owner of Casa San Gabriel

As part of a new series of interviews and features coming from the other parts of Italy: North East, Central and Southern & Islands, we are very excited to be able to take a first Good Life Italy look at the gorgeous and refined region of Umbria through the eyes of David and Chrissie Lang. […]

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A holiday home in Western Liguria – La Riviera dei Fiori

Written by on December 21, 2020 in Estate Agent’s Window, Property
A holiday home in Western Liguria – La Riviera dei Fiori

Introducing LiguriaHomes Casamare We are delighted to say that Matteo Scandolera, the charming and approachable Director of LiguriaHomes Casamare has agreed to help us with our Goodlife Property project. Matteo will be sharing with us some of the fabulous properties that he has for sale in Western Liguria, one of our favourite places. Matteo’s agency, […]

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Why you should buy a ski property in Pila

Written by on December 17, 2020 in Estate Agent’s Window, Property
Why you should buy a ski property in Pila

Introducing Agenzia San Grato – Pila’s No. 1 estate agent We are delighted that Agenzia San Grato has kindly agreed to help us with our Goodlife Property project. Agenzia San Grato is THE estate agent for the lovely little Aosta Valley ski resort of Pila. They are the only agent with a shop in the […]

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Traditional village house to renovate in the Piemonte wine country

Written by on November 11, 2020 in Estate Agent’s Window, Property
Traditional village house to renovate in the Piemonte wine country

Goodlife Property up and running as of today Goodlife Italy is excited today to present our first Italian property investment opportunity. Hopefully the first of many more to come! This one is a large, characterful and traditional house in the village of Mombaruzzo, in the beautiful wine hills of Piemonte. A manageable renovation project. Habitable […]

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What is it like living and running a self-catering villa in the Langhe?

Written by on November 9, 2020 in Piemonte, Property
What is it like living and running a self-catering villa in the Langhe?

  An interview with Richard Noble who together with his wife Allegra, owns and runs a beautiful guesthouse in the Langhe area of Piemonte called Villa Ribota. Richard, thanks so much for agreeing to share your story with us. What drove you to move to Italy and buy a guest house? It was 2012 and […]

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Tips to help you work remotely from Italy

Written by on October 15, 2020 in Property
Tips to help you work remotely from Italy

Remote working  A report the other day said that thanks to Covid, only about 13% of office workers in London are now back at their desks. Desks that before lockdown they were obliged to occupy for 8 odd hours a day, 5 days a week. It’s a similar story in the other big cities throughout […]

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Building a lifestyle property portfolio in North-West Italy

Written by on October 3, 2020 in Property
Building a lifestyle property portfolio in North-West Italy

Fantasy house hunt – Building a lifestyle property portfolio in North-West Italy It is Italian custom to keep properties in the family and to pass them down through the generations. As a result it seems to be very common for people here to have one or even two holiday houses at their disposal. As well […]

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Home Purchasing Process & Costs in Italy

Written by on July 8, 2020 in Property
Home Purchasing Process & Costs in Italy

Here is a very good explanation of the home buying process in Italy and the costs involved. Courtesy of Niklas Blom, managing director of Apolloni & Blom’s office in Santa Margherita Ligure. Home Purchasing Process Step 1: Purchase proposal in writing – proposta per iscritto. If you have decided to buy a property, the first […]

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