The Italy Luxury Residential Real Estate Market is segmented By Type (Villas and Landed Houses, Apartments and Condominiums) and By Cities ( Rome , Venice , Milan , Florence , Naples and Other Cities ). The report offers market size and forecasts for The Italy Luxury Residential Real Estate Market in value (USD Billion) for all the above segments.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2022-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >5 %

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Market Overview

The Luxury Residential Real Estate Market in the Italy is expected to register a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period. 

 COVID-19 impact was severe on the market. The house prices in the Mediterranean country were decrease by 2.6 percent mentioning a potential decrease of up to four percent. Despite the pandemic crisis the luxury residential real estate in the country is in recovery phase, as the sales in the country were quickly bounced back to pre-pandemic levels.

Study by Italian magazines reveals that demand for luxary residential real estate has increased by almost 50 % since 2019. Luxary Residential spaces to meet new living desires is seem to be one of the COVID-19's many legacies. The Italian real estate market noticed the trend of renewed focus on luxary living spaces , witnessing changes in the public's buying interests and choices in the last couple of years.

With over 50 percent of all transactions in 2020, the residential is the largest sector in the italian real estate market. Since an overwhelming majority of Italians live in an owner-occupied home and houses or flats are considered an important and safe investment, it should come as no surprise that the luxury residential market is quite dynamic.

Q1 2022 marked the start of the biggest urban regeneration project in Italy. It will host over 50,000 people every day including residents, city users and visitors which will boost the luxary residential real estate market in the region. Also , Rome is back on the arena and quarterly investment stood at 13% on the total, higher than 8% of the whole 2021 .

Scope of the Report

Luxury residential real estate is an area developed for people to live on and cannot be used for commercial or industrial purposes. It emerges when land sanctioned for residential use is purchased by someone, which becomes real property and encompasses a large variety of potential dwellings, from houses to houseboats, and from neighborhoods types ranging from the poorest slum to the wealthiest suburban subdivision. The Italy Luxury Residential Real Estate Market is segmented By Type (Villas and Landed Houses, Apartments and Condominiums) and By Cities ( Rome , Venice , Milan , Florence , Naples and Other Cities ). The report offers market size and forecasts for The Italy Luxury Residential Real Estate Market in value (USD Billion) for all the above segments.

By Type
Villas and Landed Houses
Apartments and Condominiums
By Cities
Other Cities

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Key Market Trends

Increase in Residential Properties across the Italy due to Less Mortgage Rates

The lending mortgage rates also affect the luxury residential real estate market through the cost of financing a home purchase. Most Italian take out a mortgage to purchase a home, and mortgage debt accounts for about 70% of all household debts. The Federal Reserve's aggressive interest rate reduction and quantitative easing drove down treasury yields, lowering mortgage rates. Industry experts claim the current residential boom emerged from a mix of low-interest rates, booming demand, and supply bottlenecks. It is a situation that many are feeling acutely about with no single policy to blame and no easy fix.

Mortgage interest rates in Italy decreased substantially between the first quarter of 2018and the second quarter of 2021. Low interest rates, especially when compared to other European countries, and decreasing house prices led to a renewed interest in the real estate market in Italy. Despite not reaching the pre-crisis levels, an increase in the number of transactions in the luxury residential real estate market as well as the volume of mortages stipulated for house purchase indicate a positive trend for the sector in Italy.

In recent years more than in the past , Milan was able to attract human capital and investments, both domestic and foreign due to its role as a capital of business and finance as well as an innovation hub. This ability to grow and innovate was also reflected in the luxury residential real estate market, which was the most dynamic in the country. Transactions in the luxury residential real estate increased steadily since 2012 and so did prices, some areas of the city are among the most expensive in the country to buy a property.


Demand For Housing Market To Remain Elevated

The luxury residential real estate has hard hit by the pandemic, despite this disruption the housing market is resilient with increasing home ownerships in this sector. Most of the demand in this sector is obtained from condominiums and apartments. Apartments are likely to dominate the sector when compared to condominiums. Because 64,000 apartment units are completed in Q2 2021, which is more than condominiums.

The Homeownership Rate in Italy was high since 2008 above about 70 %. In fourth quarter of 2021 more than 140,000 housing units were available to meet the consumer demand, in which more than 89% housing units were occupied by owners and renters. In addition, most of the sales in the sector are contributed by middle aged and aged citizens in the country. For instance, people aged from 45 to 65 years accounts for more than 70% homeownership rates in the country in four quarters of 2021. In addition, the growth rate of homeownerships in 2021 remained resilient, despite the slight decline from previous year due to changes in consumer behavious during the pandemic. In 2019, approximately 72.4 percent of Italians lived in an owner-occupied household.


Competitive Landscape

The Italy Luxury Residential Real Estate Market is competative with presence of local and international players in the market. The Italy Luxury Residential Real Estate Market can be defined as as semi-consolidated market. Some of the top players in this market are Christie's International Real Estate , Immobilinvest Real Estate , Sotheby's International Realty , Chianti Estates SRL , Carratelli Real Estate. The growing presence of international funds and foreign capital is increasingly attracting domestic developers to have joint ventures as a way of gaining a foothold in the country and enhancing their financial strength and management expertise.

Recent Development

  • On 8 March 2022 , Christie's International Real Estate has announced their acqusition with Ansley Real Estate which is leading Atlanta-area luxury brokerage firm. After the acqusition the company is known as Ansley Christie’s International Real Estate. This acqusition will einforce the brokerage’s leadership in Atlanta’s luxury market.
  • In August 2021, One of the international players , Sotheby's International Reality has declared it's expansion in Italy . The company has now started providing it'services in more than 11 cities in Italy providing more than 1000 properties to customers in Italy.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Dynamics

      1. 4.2.1 Market Drivers

      2. 4.2.2 Market Restraints

      3. 4.2.3 Market Opportunities

    3. 4.3 Insights into Technological Innovation in the Luxary Residential Real Estate Sector

    4. 4.4 Government Regulations and Initiatives

    5. 4.5 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    6. 4.6 Porters five Force Analysis

      1. 4.6.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.6.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.6.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.6.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.6.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    7. 4.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size By Value)

    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Villas and Landed Houses

      2. 5.1.2 Apartments and Condominiums

    2. 5.2 By Cities

      1. 5.2.1 Rome

      2. 5.2.2 Venice

      3. 5.2.3 Milan

      4. 5.2.4 Napel

      5. 5.2.5 Florence

      6. 5.2.6 Other Cities


    1. 6.1 Overview (Market Concentration and Major Players)

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Christie's International Real Estate

      2. 6.2.2 Sotheby's International Realty

      3. 6.2.3 Immobilinvest Real Estate

      4. 6.2.4 Chianti Estates SRL

      5. 6.2.5 Carratelli Real Estate

      6. 6.2.6 Lionard S.p.a.

      7. 6.2.7 Abode Italian Real Estate

      8. 6.2.8 Italian Property S.r.l. In Liquidazione

      9. 6.2.9 Tiberimmobiliare

      10. 6.2.10 Casa & Country Italian Property

    3. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The italy luxury residential real estate market market is studied from 2022 - 2027.

The italy luxury residential real estate market is growing at a CAGR of >5% over the next 5 years.

Christie's International Real Estate, Immobilinvest Real Estate, Sotheby's International Realty, Chianti Estates SRL, Carratelli Real Estate are the major companies operating in italy luxury residential real estate market.

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