Georgians buy abandoned houses amid coronavirus pandemic
03 May, 2020
Georgians buy abandoned houses amid coronavirus pandemic
Lekso Charkviani is a founder of a social campaign called “The Lost Eden”. The idea behind the campaign is to search, find, and help the owners sell their houses in any place in Georgia. Lekso looks for abandoned houses is public register and contacts with the owner. If they agree to sell the house, Lekso arrives at the place, publishes its pictures on Facebook. The target is clear – connect potential clients with house owners and not let these houses collapse
or stay abandoned.

“In the last two years 65 abandoned houses have been sold in the Racha-Lechkhumi region” – he says and explains the fact with the coronavirus pandemic. “Real estate prices have increased during the pandemic as demand for the houses also rises.”
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Houses that cost up to GEL 5000 are sold right after they are published online. Lekso says that those who buy the houses are mostly locals.

Lekso Charkviani started the campaign in June 2018, although there are difficulties. He covers travel expenses himself and others do not work only for mere enthusiasm.
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