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Reds2545, Home Buyer in Bensalem, PA

why did the home on 2716 state rd in croydon pa sell for 110,000?

Asked by Reds2545, Bensalem, PA Fri Apr 17, 2009

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Reds,

This was the description of the property in the MLS that we have access to:

A fixer-upper with great bones in desirable Croydon Heights near the river. This house is in need of cosmedic updates, but it has great potential. Downstairs features a great room, kitchen, and back room with double doors that exit to the back deck. Upstairs features 2 bedrooms and one full bath. The property boasts a large 2 car detached garage and room to store your boat on site. Being sold in as-is condition.

Not sure if it was a foreclosure or not (the MLS makes no mention of it being so). Hopefully this gives you a little insight as to why.

Andrew Himes, CRS, e-PRO, ABR
Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors
Andrew@AndrewHimes.com
Web Reference: http://www.AndrewHimes.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Apr 18, 2009
Hi Sean,

I believe the gentleman is asking Why not When.

Hi Reds,

My educated guess is that this was a foreclosure. So the $ that is reported here isn't the true value of the home - it's just really the last price it was sold for. If it was a foreclosure then this was just probably the amount of the primary lien against the former owner. They also might had had other liens against them.

These figures can be confusing, since they seem to imply that 'some people got great deals' and that's not necessarily the case at all.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Apr 17, 2009
$110,000 on 11/28 of 2008




Sean Dawes
Long and Foster Real Estate Inc.
Web Reference: http://www.SeanDawes.com
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