Indonesian woman sells home, along with hand in marriage

An Indonesian woman has become an Internet hit after putting up an ad to sell her property, along with an unusual bonus – her hand in marriage. 

Indonesian woman sells home, along with hand in marriage

An Indonesian woman has become an Internet hit after putting up an ad to sell her property, along with an unusual bonus – her hand in marriage.

“Buy a house and marry the owner [terms and conditions apply]. For serious prospective buyers only. No negotiations,” said the online ad for the 523 square-metre  two bedroom, two bathroom house in Sleman district in Yogyakarta. The bungalow, which comes with granite floors and a fish pond, has a price tag of 999 million rupiah (S$110,000).

The offer was the idea of real estate agent Dian Purna Dirgantara and homeowner Wina Lia went along with it as she was “looking for a husband anyway”.

“Every time I fall in love, it fails - it's happened twice now. My wish is to sell this house, but it would be great if I also meet my soulmate," said the 40-year-old single mother.

She has two conditions though: the buyer has to pay full price and be a devout Muslim who can be an imam for her family and can teach her how to properly wear a hijab, reported the Jakarta Post.

The ad has received overwhelming response, with “dozens or even hundreds” of inquiries. “[But] if someone just wants the house, they can have that,” Dian said.

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