Istat publishes data for the second 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 a set of tables is available which contains regional details and records from various District Notarial Archives.
In the second quarter of 2015, nationwide real estate unit sales agreements totalled 161,357, increasing by 6.2% over the same period of the previous year. 151,184 (93.7%) transfers of properties concerned homes and appurtenances and 9,299 (5.8%) real estate units for business purposes.
In relation to type of use, sales of residential properties increased by 6.6%, whereas sales of properties for business use increased by 1.9%.