Lake Como, the arrival of Chiara Ferragni in Pognana: "Our children will not be able to buy houses in their home countries"    QuiComo

Lake Como, the arrival of Chiara Ferragni in Pognana: "Our children will not be able to buy houses in their home countries" QuiComo

As everyone knows by now, it’s official, or at least unofficial, that Chiara Ferragni and Fedez have bought a beautiful villa overlooking Lake Como in Pognana Lario. It was the weekly Chi that revealed the news, which was circulating the internet within hours. We heard the reaction of the Mayor of Pognana, Claudio Corbella, who welcomed the couple (virtually for now).

But what do people think? As always with this type of argument, opinions are divided. Those who are satisfied with the prestige that the arrival of famous people gives to Lake Como, at least in terms of tourism, and those who would do without it. Many fear the so-called Venice effect, i.e. that the shores of Lake Como will soon only be inhabited by (rich) holidaymakers and tourists. One of our readers commented on the arrival of the Ferragnez with a simple reflection: “Our children, she writes, will not be able to buy houses in their countries of origin. Crazy prices. We need to stop or at least put limits on this speculation”. There is no denying that property prices have increased and that it is also difficult to find houses to rent, especially for longer periods, as all (or almost all) owners prefer them manage as holiday homes.This, in addition to the arrival of the Ferragnez, is the real estate trend that has been taking place for some time in the villages and towns overlooking the lake.The risk of becoming the place for VIPs, with prices and services tailored to them, which almost completely exclude inhabitants and traditions, needless to say, consists…