Buying a house for 1 euro makes you dream? A couple with two children has been chosen to become the new owners of a property in Saint-Amand-Montrond, in Cher south of Bourges (Centre-Val de Loire). The property, which has been vacant since 2006, worth 27,000 euros, belonged to the town hall and was for sale at the end of October 2021.
90 m² living space, a floor for only 1 euro? The offer is attractive and attracted almost 70 registrations. Six months after it was put up for sale by the town hall, the then owner, the house found its new and new residents. A couple from Saint-Martin, in the West Indies, parents of two children and who had settled near Toulouse last September, France Bleu told.
“We always wanted to buy a property, but our income is limited and it was complicated. (…) It’s a quiet place and that’s what we wanted. People say hello, goodbye, thank you, and it is in this peaceful climate that we want to raise our children.said this mother.
70,000 to 90,000 euros work
But before they can move in, the family must be able to collect the keys (starting this summer) and some work will be required to live well in their new home. An estimated 70,000 to 90,000 euros worth of work has been estimated. The conditions are simple: the works must start within 6 months after the key handover, last a maximum of two years and the renovation must be carried out under the direction of local companies.
† Pending the end of the works, we will first live in a social rental home. Due to this reduced rent we can save some more† †
To assist them in this venture, aid of up to 50,000 euros can also be paid to the couple, specifies Le Figaro† Enough to build a cozy nest for a new life in a city that wants to attract new and new inhabitants to its territory. So keep an eye out for real estate ads in Saint-Amand-Montrond. The mayor may plan to revamp this attractive device if he can identify buildings without owners.