An Entire German Village Will Go Up For Auction This Weekend. Bids Start at $147,230.

Anyone want to buy a German village? On Saturday, the entire hamlet of Alwine, in the south of Brandenburg state, will be up for auction with a starting price of EUR125,000 ($147,230). Alwine has around 20 residents who are, with the exception of one family, retired. As local news outlets have reported, its dilapidated state is characteristic of much of the former East Germany. The village had around 50 residents at the time of reunification with West Germany in 1990. However, the coal plant...

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