Sambuca di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy

This charming town is around an hour’s drive from Palermo and it was voted the most beautiful town in Italy in 2016, but residents are leaving. The town’s deputy mayor wants to fill the vacant homes in the town and is offering them for only €1, less than the price of a coffee. There is a catch, as the new owner must fix up the run-down properties within 3 years, which can cost around €15,000. There will also be a €5,000 security deposit, refundable once the renovation is finished.