Ever dreamed of opening an artisan boutique and settling down for good in an idyllic village in Italy's deep south where it's warm almost all year-round -- and get paid to do it? For those willing to take the plunge, it could soon no longer be just a dream. The region of Calabria plans to offer up to €28,000 ($33,000) over a maximum of three years...

Capri Communities’ newest community in Milwaukee’s historic Italian-American neighborhood cost $28.9 million — but the price tag on the land was just $1. St. Rita Square, a 118-unit building offering independent living, assisted living and memory care, opened in July 2020 and occupancy is currently at 70% and climbing, Founder and Principal Jim Tar...

As the COVID-19 malaise slowly lifts around the world, governments are looking for quick and innovative ways to kickstart their travel industries. Portugal is building a remote worker village on the stunning island of Madeira, and now two Italian towns are paying 50% of the rental costs for remote workers looking to swap their current digs for a sl...

The year 2020 witnessed unparalleled historical events. While the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the global situation have drastically changed the political and socio-economic dynamics in the international arena, it is also true that they seem to have acted as a catalyst for people to purchase property in Italy—and, fo...

Si sente spesso parlare di mercato italo-americano. Si ma quanto vale concretamente? Nell’ultimo rapporto disponibile dell’OEC (Observatory of Economic Complexity), ovvero all’anno 2019, lo stivale non è tra i primi cinque paesi verso cui gli Stati Uniti d’America esportano e da cui importa, viceversa, il paese del neo Presidente Biden. Le esportaz...

The pandemic is raging, quarantine rules are changing by the day, and there’s still uncertainty over when we might vacation again, but one thing remains constant in the travel world: the €1 houses of Italy. This month, it’s the turn of another Sicilian town, Castiglione di Sicilia, to offer houses for the price of a coffee. On the slopes of Mount E...

For the determined buyer with a strong vision and good home improvement skills, the fire sale of crumbling Italian houses for a little over a dollar each has been a gift. The rest of us, unable even to install a simple shelf, can only look on in envy. Until now. Several villages are now offering houses that are ready to move into. The price is a li...

How many of us have been sitting at home, seen a dreamy picture of a foreign country, and started planning our life there? That'd be a lot. But how many of us have actually gone ahead, bought a property and planned that future life -- without setting foot in the location? Michael Barrett may just be a first. The Chicago native spent much of last ye...

Italy’s house price index, which measures changes in the market price of residential properties, increased by 1.9 percent in 2020 compared to the year before, provisional figures from national statistics office Istat show. That’s the most the index has grown since Istat began tracking it in 2010. Since then, Italian house prices have fallen in seve...

Moonstruck remains one of the most romantic, authentic NYC movies of all time, and also one of the most poignant films about the psychological fallout of losing a hand. It was filmed at real locations all around the city, with the fictitious restaurant the Grand Ticino shot in the West Village, Cammareri Bakery in Carroll Gardens, and the Castorini...