Istat publishes data for the fourth quarter of 2014 on notarial deeds for both the sale of real estate units – divided into residential units (homes and appurtenances) and business units – and the stipulation of mortgage-secured loans.
In the Italian version of Istat website is available a set of tables containing regional details and records from various District Notarial Archives.
In the fourth quarter of 2014, nationwide real estate unit sales agreements totalled 168,456, increasing by 4.9% over the same period for the previous year. 155,909 (92.5%) transfers of properties concerned homes and appurtenances and 11,411 (6.8%) real estate units for business purposes.
In relation to the type of use, sales of residential properties increased by 4.8% and sales of properties for business use increased by 9.2%.
For the full year 2014, the total number of real estate unit sales (594,431) increased by 1.6% over the previous year, transfers of properties for residential use (553,324) increased by 1.6%, and real transfers of properties for business purposes (37,368) increased by 3.2%.