The home had been abandoned for over two years and bought by a bank as a foreclosure. The bank sold to the Mannings for $13,100 less than they paid! That should have been a giant red flashing billboard that read, "You have no idea what you're in for." But hindsight is 20/20. Now, a fresh coat of paint, rebuilt portico, and new landscaping perk up the home's exterior.
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