White House Look-A-Like Homes Are Hard To SellJun-11-2012
A Virginia house described in marketing materials as having "White House Flare" has sold for $580,000 less than it was listed for in March. You could send put three kids almost all the way through law school for that amount!
Via Curbed DC, we learn the White House look-a-like in Haymarket was on the market for $1,445,000 in March. The Bank of America foreclosure sold this week for $865,000.
The house has more than 15,000 square feet with six bedrooms and seven full baths. It's described in real estate listings as being a "fixer-upper" with "rehab potential."
The actual White House has 16 bedrooms and 35 bathrooms. Earlier this year, the real estate site Movoto.com found the house to be worth an estimated $110 million.
Other White House look-alikes dot the American landscape. Those houses seemingly don't always have the easiest time selling, too. A short sale in Las Vegas was listed on Craigslist for $225,000. Atlanta's White House replica had such a hard time selling that CNN profiled the sad situation. Chicago's blue version of the White House also had a rough time on the market.
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