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Want This Charred Shell of a Home? Get in Line

And have at least $850K in hand to compete in 'crazy' Bay Area buyer's market

(Newser) - Nightmare homes for sale are apparently now a thing, and people are willing to pay big bucks for them if the location is right. Earlier this year, a "slice of hell" was offered for $590,000 in Colorado. Now, an incinerated abode in Walnut Creek, Calif., is up for...

First-Time Homebuyers May Want to Check Here First

Chesapeake, Va., holds promise, as do several other Virginia cities

(Newser) - With the pandemic showing signs of waning, plans that were put on hold are starting to gain new life. If you've been mulling buying your first home, some US cities may hold more promise than others. WalletHub looked at 300 cities of varying sizes across America, examining nearly two...

'Slice of Hell' Home With Rotting Meat Can Be Yours for $590K
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This Home Listed for $590K 'Is Not for the Faint of Heart'

Nightmare home in Colorado Springs, Colo., has a listing that's grabbing a lot of attention

(Newser) - If you're going to check out the "investor special" at 4525 Churchill Ct. in Colorado Springs, Colo., don't forget to bring your mask—not because of COVID, but because there's a freezer full of meat in the basement that hasn't had electricity for more than...

Site of Infamous Borden Family Murders Is for Sale

Fall River, Mass., home where Lizzie Borden's dad, stepmom died, can be yours for $2M

(Newser) - The Massachusetts home where Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were murdered with an ax has been listed for sale. The three-story Fall River clapboard house that has been converted into a museum and bed-and-breakfast was listed for sale online at an asking price of $2 million, the Boston Globe ...

Queen Elizabeth's Old Island Home Is Shabby but for Sale

Malta's 'dilapidated' Villa Guardamangia is up for grabs for $6.8M

(Newser) - For a couple of years after World War II, when she was still just a princess, Queen Elizabeth lived in a home rented by her husband's uncle outside of the United Kingdom, the only time she resided away from her native land. That estate in Malta, Villa Guardamangia, is...

For $110K, Own a 'Unique Piece of Chicago History'

That would be the former home of gangster Al Capone

(Newser) - A "unique piece of Chicago history" is for sale, and as long as the buyer is handy (or knows someone who is), it could be a steal. Before he lived in luxury in Miami , Al Capone hunkered down with his mother, sister, and wife in a two-apartment brownstone in...

For Sale: $975K Home of Accused Salem 'Witch'

After release from jail in 1693, Sarah Clayes settled in this Framingham house

(Newser) - A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation. The home in Framingham, Mass., known as the Sarah and Peter Clayes House, hit the market Thursday...

Couple Withdraw Offer on $1.8M Home Over Porn
Couple Withdraw Offer on
$1.8M Home Over Porn
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Couple Withdraw Offer on $1.8M Home Over Porn

'I just can't make Thanksgiving dinner on counters where a porn star has been lounging around'

(Newser) - Ah, home sweet home. Or home sweet porn set, in the case of an Arizona couple who were in the process of buying a $1.8 million Paradise Valley luxury home when the listing agent happened to mention that the sellers were in the, er, entertainment industry. A little investigation...

Original Owners Selling Their Frank Lloyd Wright Home

Got $1.4M? You just have to deal with Minnesota winters

(Newser) - A house recently listed for sale in a Minneapolis suburb is causing a bit of a stir. That's because, almost 60 years ago, Paul and Helen Olfelt worked with Frank Lloyd Wright in the year before his death to build their dream home in St. Louis Park; now in...

Silence of the Lambs Home Up for Sale

All yours for $300K

(Newser) - Got a taste for the macabre? The house that was used as the home of psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs is up for sale . The production crew took six weeks to turn the three-story house into the squalid home of the killer...

For Sale: Brit's $7.9M Breakdown Palace

Beverly Hills estate famous site of crazy scenes

(Newser) - Pop tart Britney Spears has put her six-bedroom Beverly Hills home on the market for $7.9 million, and you can almost hear champagne corks pop as neighbors rejoice, reports the Los Angeles Times. The manse, with mosaic tile floors, pool and spa, has been the site of paparazzi mob...

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