After a rather difficult period, it seems that the real estate market has changed its trend, even in Tuscany, taking on a positive trend. These are the data contained in the last Nomisma report, and published on the corrierefiorentino.it website according to which, the increase in sales, from 2013 to today, is state of 28%. And the best performances were recorded in three cities in Tuscany. The ranking is in fact guided by Prato with 55% more contracts, followed by Livorno (+ 54%) and in fifth place we find Florence with an excellent +46.3%. The trend reversal was driven in particular by the number of loans granted, especially at the national level.The situation had been rather difficult and, according to Pietro Villani of the Italian Federation of professional real estate agents it is easy to get exploits when the numbers are close to zero . ” Although 2016 was a positive year, there is still a lot of room for improvement.An important step would be the “ de-taxation of buildings ” suggests Villani “ because the broader market is that of second homes that today cost more than they make. Tax pressure is holding investors back “. In fact Florence is the first of the big cities, behind only Venice, to have recorded excellent performances, with a price drop per square meter of only 8%. It happens in all regions: if the chief town is in good health it becomes the driving force, benefiting first from the restarting of the economy. The other cities will arrive after six months or a year “, explains Guido Lodigiani, director of the study office of Immobiliare.it .The site data confirm that in the first half of 2016 transactions on Florence increased by 22.6% compared to the same period of 2015 and rents also gained new dynamism.The main investors are Italians with budgets of 150-250 thousand euros that aim to buy small cuts to rent to tourists with short leases and who focus on the so-called “ shelter goods “. “ Since 2007 ” continues Lodigiani “ prices have fallen by 35-40%, making Florence incredibly cheap compared to international cities: investors are the first to notice it, to position themselves on the restart of the market, starting right from the historic centers and cities of art. That’s why Tuscany works “.