Italian house prices dropped 5.6% in 2013
Market hit hard by economic crisis03 April, 11:02
Italy's housing market has been hit hard by the economic crisis.
Prices also fell in 2012, although they were down by half as much - 2.8% - with respect to 2011.
Istat said the housing market's problems were also highlighted by a 9.2% drop in the number of properties sold.