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Is anybody else living there? Or is it vacant?
Vacant at the moment.

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Does it have utilities connected and running?

If not budget for that. Worse case is if it's off the electrical grid. But just turning on the various utilities will take some effort plus the deposits.

Of course with me Enel still hasn't sent me a bill since Oct. They keep telling me not to worry. I'll give them twenty years than I'll sell and more -)

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Does it have utilities connected and running?

If not budget for that. Worse case is if it's off the electrical grid. But just turning on the various utilities will take some effort plus the deposits.

Of course with me Enel still hasn't sent me a bill since Oct. They keep telling me not to worry. I'll give them twenty years than I'll sell and more -)
Hi Nick,

It is on the grid but its not up and running, the contract was removed from the house 5 years ago when the father of the owner died. So yes the switch on costs will be there... (Any idea what these would be on the off chance?)

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I don't think they charged me a thing. But I signed a contract with the money coming out of my bank account. I think. It's either that or being charged straight to my credit card. OTOH all they did was turn on the power from the office. It's not like they even came over.

If you have an old style account that they send you a bill to pay at the post office you'll have to pay the deposit. No idea what it is currently but I think €50 or so?

The new offers from Enel are worth signing up online. Just read the terms some of them are less advantageous than they make them out to be. For example the one they had on TV with the "free" night time offer. That was a bad deal for most people

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Quite seriously, getting the utilities (including internet) sorted out at our place took longer and required more paperwork than anything else! Admittedly that was because we were changing suppliers for gas and electricity. Bought the place in August, first bill from new supplier in February. But at no stage were we cut off or overcharged.

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Hello Troz, I has just posed a question here to look for a property lawyer in Puglia and then find this thread. May I know where is your lawyer? thank you.

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Hello sxmhousewife. My lawyer was in Umbria so probably not able to help you. I hope another forum member can help.

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