The rent-to-buy contract under Italian Law

The rent-to-buy contract allows a promissory purchaser to immediately start living in a property, as a tenant, with the obligation of the vendor to sell the property later on, deducting the paid rental fees from the selling price. In the rent-to-buy contract, part of the rental fees is allocated partially or totally to the final […]

The danger of claims of property

In the case of a preliminary contract for a property purchase, the promissory buyer may suspend payment of the price when he has reason to fear that the property may be claimed by third parties, unless the seller has provided for an appropriate guarantee. This principle is established by Article 1481 of the Italian Civil […]