Until recently, the town’s one resident was Don Sammons, 61, who managed the town’s liquor sales, hardware sales, gas pump and hot dog warmer.
The Buford, Wyoming auction represents a unique opportunity to acquire an entire town, along with the Buford Trading post, an income-producing convenience and fuel store.
It may not be everyone’s idea of a dream home, but for bargain hunters in Hong Kong’s turbocharged property market apartments that belonged to the recently deceased are proving irresistible – and the more gruesome the occupant’s demise the better.
Meanwhile, another famous North Shore property, the Highland Park home featured in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, is temporarily off the market but it will be relisted, said Coldwell Banker agent Meladee Hughes.
“She jokingly referred to me as her retirement plan,” said Betsy Gorman.
In a 2008 eBay battle-of-the-highest-bidder, 30-year-old Joanne Smith beat out eight other bids with her generous offer of $1.75.
According to CIT analysts, cheap commercial real estate is one of “the few upsides” for small-business owners trying to operate in a harsh economic climate.
It’s like being a baseball player; when your time is up, it’s up,’’ says Don Lansing, 68.
Stalled sites pose a problem for developers whose financing has dried up in the recession because even when sites lay unused, they wrack up huge tax burdens–as much as $2 million a year.
This Irish Hills Dinosaurs Theme park has over 15 acres of prime commercial land on US-12.