Surprised Kentucky Buyer Finds BIGFOOT In House Bought At Auction
There he was! BIGFOOT! Asleep in the basement!! The new owner was shocked to say the least! He thought he had gotten a bargain but instead he had a monster of a problem.
Soon, his life would spin out of control.
Imagine...you do your homework on a house that has gone through foreclosure.
You have all your ducks in a row to be able to bid at auction.
You are buying it without the benefit of a home inspection. There could be bats in the belfry too.
I have had so many people call me to see if I keep up with foreclosed houses that go to auction. I actually do not. I almost bought one about 4 years ago.
Lucky for me, there was something that came up on my credit report at the last minute that I had to dispute. I hated it at the time, but it was a blessing in disguise. I think of it now every time I pass by that house. Now I have a much nicer one down the street for about $6000 less and 4 years newer. (With zero problems)
At the time it was going to be up for auction, prospective bidders could not go in and inspect it. I would peep in the windows and wonder the layout of the house. I found out later that because of water problems over the winter, there was black mold in the walls downstairs. Now that would be a monster in the basement.
I have heard from others that they have bought some of these sadly neglected homes. Please be careful and do what you can to inspect these houses before you buy at an auction or from a bank. Not all are fantastic bargains. You never know where Bigfoot may be living!
Lizette Fitzpatrick - Baby Boomer Real Estate Relocation Specialist with Prudential Don Foster in Richmond, Kentucky.
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