Useful Phrases – Italian

Accountant (eg Chartered or Certified) Commercialista
Address eg as in postal addressindirizzo
Apartmentappartamento
Architectarchitetto
Asbestosamianto
Bathroombagno
Bedroomcamera
Bond (in the stock market sense)obbligazione
Building landterreno edificabile
Building permitconcessione edilizia
Communal facilities agreement (management plan)regolamento di condominio
Community of owners / Residents Associationcondominio
Companysocieta’
Condition precedent condizione sospensiva
Contractcontratto
Council TaxICI/IMU
Declaration of new building work (to local authority)Dichiarazione inizio lavori
Deed of conveyance or deed of salerogito
Developercostruttore
Drainage/sewerage sistema fogniario
Encumbrance such as a right of way over the property servitu’
Estate Agencyagenzia immobiliare
Estate agentagente immobiliare
Final titletitolo di proprieta’
Foreigner’s Identification Number
Furnituremobilia
Gas/Electricitygas/elettricita’
Habitation licenceabitabilita’
Incomeentrata
Initial deposit caparra confirmatoria
Insuranceassicurazione
Insurance policypolizza assicurativa
Keychiave
Kitchencucina
Land Registrycatasto terreni
Land Registry Searchvisura catastale
Lawdiritto e la legge
Lawyeravvocato o notaio
Lead in paintwork vernici tossiche
Licence (dependant on sense used) licenza
Light (electricity)illuminazione
Loan mutuo
Loan with mortgagemutuo ipotecario
Local land due by the person who owns the property on 1 January of each year – owner/occupiers pay bothtassa fondiaria
Local occupancy tax due by the person who resides in the property on 1 January of each yeartassa sulla casa
Mandatory reports on certain aspects such as termites, asbestos, lead in paintwork etc comparable to HIPS  in UKdiagnostica
Mortgage/chargegravame, ipoteca
Municipalitymunicipalita’ o comune
Notary Publicnotaio
Olive Groveuliveto
Planning permissionconcessione edlizia
Plot (of land)lotto
Power of AttorneyProcura
Preliminary binding agreement compromesso
Preliminary binding agreement (nb there are several French expressions with slightly different legal meanings)compromesso
Propertybene immobile
Purchase / Buying and sellingacquisto/acquisto o vendita
Purchase contractatto di vendita
Purchase priceprezzo di acquisto
Raw Agricultural Landterreno agricolo
Report on natural and technological risks local to the property n/a
Reservation contractprenotazione
Residentresidente
Sale priceprezzo di vendita
Sceptic tankfosse septiche
Stamp/registration duty imposta di registro
Statutory 10 year Construction Guaranteegaranzia decennale
Statutory 7 day cooling-off period diritto di recesso entro sette giorni
Statutory report on energy performance of propertycertificato energetico
Storage roomripostiglio
Swimming Poolpiscina
Taxtassa o imposta
Tax consultantconsulente fiscale
Termites/stag beetleTermiti
TerraceTerrazza
Title DeedTitolo di proprieta’
Title Officen/a
Town HallComune
Transitional titlen/a
Value of the propertyvalore del bene
VAT (Value Added Tax)IVA imposta valore aggiunto
WillTestamento