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The Daily Mail reports on three depopulated Italian towns — Gangi (Sicily), Carrega Ligure (Piedmont), and Lecce nei Marsi (Abruzzo) — that are offering real estate for about €1 down…plus a commitment of €25,000 in renovations and upkeep.
They are set in villages that are just a hairs-breadth away from becoming one of Italy’s fabled ‘ghost towns’ – places where natural disasters, lack of jobs, and even pirates have driven locals from their homes in search of a better life.
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Source: Buy a house in the gorgeous Italian countryside for just £1: Village homes being ‘given away’ to stop blight of ghost towns (but you’ll need to promise £18,000 to do them up) | Daily Mail Online