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The perfect investment: an apartment in Florence! Which tips for winning rentals?


Today, with the Italian market’s recent real estate crisis, purchasing an apartment in Florence it’s an investment within the reach of all! The average cost of an apartment in Florence is around Euro 3000/per sqm, although in the historical centre apartments can cost a little more, but they’re a great investment for earning money. In fact, out of approx. 6,200 ads for sale in the city of Florence, it turns out, that in some areas such as Oltrarno an apartment can costs Euro 4,000-4,500/per sqm, but the value of these properties is expected to grow 5%/per year. Also, if you are willing to rent your apartment to tourists, you can expect to earn more than Euro 10,000–15,000/per year, depending from your apartment.

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Nancy Canull: My Tuscan Feeling


After retiring from 40 plus wonderful years of teaching and counseling and raising four wonderful children, I decided I wanted to live nine months abroad each year.  So I chose Taipei, Taiwan the first year, then San Esteve Sesrovires outside Barcelona, Spain, then Florence, Italy. Italy was the first country where I had no contacts to assist me with living arrangements. So, I went online two months before leaving and immediately loved TuscanFeeling! The logo was appealing and so were all their properties in Florence which were fully pictured and described. I could have lived in almost any of them but chose five, which were not available for the 9 months, but were replaced by TuscanFeeling with 5 others that were. I chose the two I liked best – they suggested the one they thought would fit my needs best as a single woman living alone, and I took it.  It was that simple – because they made it that simple.  How lucky was I to have found them.

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