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Hi everyone I am new here!

Post Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 7:42 pm

Ciao!
It is my first time using this web site, and one thing I can say t I am really happy I found this forum!
So I am living in Italy and want to move to Milan in the near future, since I am starting university there.
I would be happy to get any info about the city, about the areas.
I am looking for an apartment, one bed room, kitchen, and bathroom, very basic, since it is just the two of us, me and my boyfriend.
I don't have much expirence with how even to start looking for a place, right now I am looking for an appartment to buy or either to rent, depends on what I can find and what are the prices.
Does anyone here have any suggestions? also, what kind of documentations do I need if I want to buy a place, and with what agencies should I make conatct if at all?
Thank you for now, I hope someone can help. Wink

HAVE A GREAT DAY!
-ULTRA.

 

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 1:45 am

Hi UltraVi'
This is my first response to a Forum post too! So here goes.....

I lived in Milano for a number of years in the 60's and 70's, but moved back to Italy last year. My late husbands family are all in Milano, so I know the scene a little bit. Apartments in Milano are very expensive both to buy and to rent, you need to look just outside Milano, into the Province of Milano. Places like Abbiategrasso and all the villages/towns around there for example. Or places outside the city where the Metro arrives. Yes you will add travelling time to your day, but the saving on buying/renting will be quite good. Go onlly to reputable agencies like Tecnocasa or the like. I know of several in my neck of the woods, but I'm not sure if they deal as far down as Milano. Look up >paginegialle.it< on the internet then enter >agencie immobiliare<. That will give you the Italian Yellow Pages, so should help a bit.
Hope this is of some use.
Good luck.....


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Post Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2005 2:02 am

Hello Carole, hello UltraVi!

A warm welcome to you both - thanks for joining us in the forums!

UltraVi - let us know how you get on with moving to Milan, the advice from Carole looks extremely useful. Keep in touch Smile

Carole - thanks for that post, lots of helpful info in it. May you keep us company and write more of them Wink

Before I forget, if either of you goes into Milan for Christmas shopping over the next few months, tell us if there's another fabulous Swarovski Christmas tree in that glamorous shopping centre, as there was last year, ok??

Kind regards,

Jo


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