repossessed: Sad Story - 11/14/08 08:48 AM
Recently I had to appraise a home that was repossessed.  It was owned by a local realtor that let his son and daughter in law live there.  They were drug addicts and really destroyed the house.  It was filthy, infested and much of their belongings were left, including baby furniture.  When I arrived the neighbor came over to tell me the whole story.  The 2 had an infant and she said she could hear the child crying at all hours and sometimes it appeared the child was left alone.  I have 2 children so this was upsetting to me on a … (5 comments)

repossessed: Losing our hearts - 11/14/08 08:47 AM
Sometimes it is really hard to go into homes that were obviously loved and now lost.  As an appraiser I see the carefully chosen paint and wallpaper, the hard work in renovations, the pink and blue kids rooms.  I know how I love my house, how it is more than just shelter.  Your home is where your kids are safe, where you keep track of how tall they have grown, where you feel at peace and happy.  It may just be a mortgage to a bank, but to us, as homeowners, it is a part of our soul.  My home is … (2 comments)

 
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