I bought a four-story house in Italy for the price of a Mars Bar

The Sun.  Hope Brotherton.  28 September 2023

A couple who snapped up a cheap home in Italy, quickly purchased a €1 property too.

Jeffrey Pfefferle and his partner Leon McNaught paid just over €32,000 (£27,651) for two homes in Mussomeli, Sicily.

The town launched the one euro homes to encourage foreign tourists and to stop the depopulation of the area.

Jeffrey was tempted by the cheap homes after reading about the scheme back in 2019.

While the couple were concerned that the €1 homes were too good to be true, they decided to look into the scheme.

Two years after hearing about the cheap houses, Jeffrey and Leon flew to Italy to view properties.

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