How to buy a 1 euro house in Bivona

Bivona kicked-off its 1 euro house project with an initial three properties and plans to add more. 

The municipality has contracted a real estate agency, My House, to manage the process for them. If you aren’t successful in being awarded one of the coveted 1 euro houses, this agency can help you find other bargain properties in Bivona or one of the surrounding towns.

Bivona 1 euro house details

1 Euro Houses
1 Euro houses are available by points-based application.
Must take out a surety policy for €2,500. If renovations are not completed on time, the municipality will retain the surety.
Must register the project within 3 months of ownership, commence renovation within 1 year and complete works within 3 years.

Points based application system

In the event that the same property receives more than one request, the municipality with draw up a ranking of applications based on the following criteria: 

  • Commitment to the completion of renovation works before deadline. 
    • 1 point = 3 years from permit
    • 2 points = 1 year from permit
    • 4 points = 6 months from permit

  • Purchase of an additional, adjacent property
    • 3 points = Yes
    • 1 point = No

  • Take up residence within the property in Bivona
    • 5 points = Yes
    • 0 points = No

  • Renovation  using renewable energy sources allowed in the historic center. 
    • 5 points = Yes
    • 0 points = No

  • Renovation using eco-compatible materials
    • 5 points = Yes
    • 0 points = No
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