8 Incredible Things Sold for $1

In actuality, hardly much can be purchased with one dollar, particularly in the US. A stick of instant coffee or a pack of gum, perhaps? Even though one dollar is essentially nothing, here’s where life gets ironic. It’s a valid price tag that’s frequently applied to goods that are impossible to value fairly.

Some of the most amazing deals in the history of the contemporary world are ridiculous ones from this $1-category.

1. Old houses in Sicily

At one point in time, the government of Sicily made the decision to sell twenty ancient homes on its soil for just one euro apiece. The buyer would then have to pay for the house’s rehabilitation, which would come with a price tag of at least $25,000. Even while it might seem like a lot, for wealthy people it’s just pennies, and in the end you get an entire house in Italy.