An American woman recounted her experience in a town in Italy that, like many others on the peninsula, sell houses for just one euro. He did it with the intention of advising those who want to invest in something like this, since gave details on the costs to condition those properties.
Blonde Daniels, such is the name of the protagonist of this story, she traveled to Sicily in 2019, with the idea of buying three houses, one for herself and the others for each of her two children. The properties were found at one euro each in the village of Mussomeli.
The sale of properties for that symbolic price is an initiative of several Italian cities to rescue properties that fall into abandonment. In fact, in addition to promoting these operations, they offer financial support when it comes to spare parts, although they are programs that seek to generate an investment.
Daniels said that the original facade must be maintained. He had to pay a deposit of 500 euros for each house and undertake to renovate them within the next three years. Remodeling prices range from $ 120 to $ 900 per square foot for properties that are 11 to 90 square feet.
So, Daniels invested $ 12,000 in just one of the houses. To make the other two habitable You will have to pay 20 thousand more for each one. “If they sell you a house for one euro, it is because you have to fix it,” the woman warned, despite the fact that she likes the town and has a good relationship with the neighbors. “They really make it easier for people to come and pursue their dreams. Mussomeli is becoming a multicultural place with people from all over the world “He said about the town located two hours from Palermo.
Not only that: he has already enlisted family and friends to buy properties in Mussomeli. “If you find the location you want, let them know that you want to register at that house. There are people who are looking for these houses and you have to be prepared, so make sure you have options ”, he advised, while recommended not to buy online.