Istat publishes data for the first quarter of 2015 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 first quarter of 2015, nationwide real estate unit sales agreements totalled 135,675, decreasing by 3.6% over the same period for the previous year. 126,541 (93.2%) transfers of properties concerned homes and appurtenances and 8,371 (6.2%) real estate units for business purposes.
In relation to the type of use, sales of residential properties decreased by 3.5%, whereas sales of properties for business use decreased by 5.5%.