Once more into the breach... (general discussion)

by Fawteen ⌂, East Overshoe, Maine, Thursday, March 14, 2019, 13:15 (6 days ago) @ Ron

Well...they lied. Again.

Listing says "built 1980" Bull. Shit. 1940 would be a lot closer. Full dimension, roughsawn lumber in the basement. Trim details in house definitely much older than 1980. Might have been jacked up and put on the poured concrete foundation in 1980...

Really weird note: Forced hot air furnace which is my least-favorite form of heat anyway. The cold air returns were made by tacking sheet metal over the joists in the basement and using the joist bays as ducting. WTF?

Multiple leaks in foundation. Sump pump running every 5 minutes or so. Upstairs updates very amateurish. Kitchen was actually fairly nice, but small.

That 2600 square foot garage was probably The Shit in 1940 but it ain't seen a lick of maintenance since. Sills sitting right on the ground and rotting. Asphalt shingle siding falling off. 2x4 rafter tails lead me to suspect that the entire roof is iffy. Interior ratty, it'd take a couple of 40 yard roll-offs and a month of labor to clean it out.

Didn't take long to say "Thanks, but no thanks" on that one.

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