This new listing appears courtesy of happy-piggy over on Redfin’s Bay Area forums. It’s definitely a flip, because the house changed ownership all of five weeks ago (as I write this). Your challenge, dear Burbed readers, is to find as many reasons not to line this flipper’s pockets as possible.
Yes, we’re going to play What’s Wrong With This House. See how many problems you can find!
SQ. FT.: 1,354
$/SQ. FT.: $701
LOT SIZE: 7,208 Sq. Ft.
PROPERTY TYPE: Detached Single Family
YEAR BUILT: 1958
COMMUNITY: Los Gatos/Monte Sereno
COUNTY: Santa Clara
ON REDFIN: 1 day
NEW LISTING (24 HOURS)
GORGEOUS REMODEL * MAPLE CABINETS * CHERRY FINISH * SLAB GRANITE * S/S APPLIANCES * WOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT * CUSTOM TILED BATHS WITH GLASS ACCENTS * SEAMLESS GLASS DOOR * HIGH END CARPET * NEW INTERIOR DOORS * HARDWARE * MOLDING * SEP LIVING WITH MARBLE FACED WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE * * SEP FAMILY ROOM * RECESSED LIGHTING * HUGE LOT * CENTRAL HEATING & A/C * NEW LANDSCAPING * DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS & SLIDERS * LOS GATOS SCHOOLS *
Harder to see in the second picture (#18 on the Redfin page), but there I see something strung up there, more than enough to equip a sitar. Let’s go to our eye in the sky to check this out.
No, I wasn’t seeing things.
YOWZA. And here’s what happens if you look at the house on Streetview and then look straight up:
I’ll leave the rest of the hunting to you guys, but be sure to check the neighborhood out to make sure there aren’t any other issues lurking nearby. Have fun!