itv News. Rachel Younger. 31 January 2022
It starts with an online advert or two. It’s a more hopeful time when no one’s heard of a virus called Covid.
Cheap flights are making weekend trips to the sun more and more popular.
But getting on the UK property ladder is becoming harder than ever. So the ads promising an Italian house for one euro sound far too good to be true.That doesn’t stop hundreds of thousands of people from visiting the websites. And when they do, they find the tiny, rundown homes really do exist.