Outback town set to give away dozens of homes for FREE if the new owners are prepared to develop them
- Coober Pedy town in South Australia to auction 40 deserted properties in June
- Owners refuse to make payments for decades and now owe council $280,000
- Council hopes to transfer properties onto new owners who will invest in town
The outback town of Coober Pedy is considering giving away 40 abandoned properties for free if the prospective new owners are prepared to develop the real estate.
The famed opal mining centre will have 17 above-ground houses, four underground homess, and 19 vacant land lots up for grabs in June after repossessing the property from owners who did not pay many years worth of council rates.
While regular sales would be…