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Snag a seaside home in Italy from €1 – if you can renovate it

Lonely Planet. Silvia Marchetti With dozens of towns in Italy selling old, crumbling dwellings for less than the cost of an espresso, picking the right location might be a tough call. But what if it were by the seaside and you could walk straight to the beach from the living room? The city of Taranto in Puglia is placing a new lot of abandoned homes on the market for just €1 – a...

Italian city of Taranto selling homes for 1 euro

Italian city to sell homes for 1 euro

The Independent. Helen Coffey. @LenniCoffey. 30 January 2020 A city has become the first in Italy to join a scheme offering homes for just 1 euro. Taranto, a coastal city in the south that sits on the western edge of Italy's heel, has joined the ranks of villages that have already signed up to the initiative in a bid to boost dwindling rural populations. However, unlike the other participants, Taranto is...

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Taranto in Italy’s deep south becomes first city to offer homes for €1 after success of hill town initiative

The Telegraph. Nick Squires. January 27, 2020. The trail was blazed by hill-towns and villages across the country but now, for the first time, an Italian city is offering its abandoned palazzi for the nominal sum of €1 (85p). Taranto, in the deep south of Italy, hopes to breathe new life into its picturesque but dilapidated old town, which sits on an island squeezed between a lagoon and the open...

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