Simon could barely contain himself: “I bought a twenty room mansion for a buck!” The only picture provided showed a patio by the pool with a palm tree. The topographical map showed many fences (he thought) surrounding the house. – It was so simple!
On the way to his new property, he reminded himself how lucky he was to be in the right place at the right time on the courthouse steps to buy a whole house!
His jaw dropped as he turned the corner and read the back of the the bill of sale: “Back taxes due now $28,906!”