The Americans who bought bargain homes in Italy's deep south

Sep 13, 2021 776

BY: Silvia Marchetti

Buying an abandoned home in a tiny, depopulated Italian village is something that many travelers will have mulled over, especially given the vast number of bargain house schemes launched in the European country over the past few years.

After CNN Travel reported earlier this year that Latronico, situated in the deep south of Italy, had launched the platform "Your House in Latronico" in an attempt to connect old owners with potential buyers, the town was flooded with foreigners, with around 90% originating from the United States.

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