Siculus for the dollar ̵
Local authorities on the island of Sicily in southern Italy have marketed dozens of houses on a hill for 1 euro ($ 1.29 )
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Yes, this translates as little more than a US dollar – for villas with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea on fertile land called "Earth Paradise."
A real estate offer is aimed at reviving a community that, like many other rural areas in Italy, has been depopulated in recent years as locals move to metropolises.
There's a Catch: Homes are ruined and potential buyers are required to invest $ 17,000 in repair within three years. (Yes, you will have to download the full number "Under the Sun under the Tuscan Sun" on your new joint road, and la Diane Lane.)
Sambuca is not the first Italian city to tease foreigners with seemingly too good [bg-be-true offers] officially recognized for CNN – but they are the first to minimize bureaucracy, so anyone interested can make their purchases in the shortest possible time. just have done this for propaganda, this city hall has all € 1 houses on sale, "says Giuseppe Kaciopo, Deputy Mayor of Sambuca and tourist advisor. "We are not intermediaries who keep in touch between old and new owners.
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Founded by the ancient Greeks, Sambuca was later conquered by Saracens who turn it into a vital commercial center. The city is named after Emir Al-Zaut, also known as the "Magnificent," says Sylvia Marketi of CNN. "This is an open-air museum, a mix of contrasting architectural styles."
This article originally appeared in the New York Post.