'I bought a whole Spanish village for 45,000 euros'
4 May 2013 Last updated at 10:05 BST
People in Spain are moving out of rural areas and into cities to seek work, leaving more than 3,000 villages deserted.
In an effort to re-populate rural communities, entire villages are being sold off at rock bottom prices, drawing buyers from overseas.
Wendy Urquhart reports.