Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate)

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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Yep, with full disclosure and recognition by the seller that the value is significantly impacted. I would have the seller check with the city to see what could or should be done. PRice would have to be right for someone to buy this. And what about the home owner's insurance - could prevent a sale with a loan

Jun 15, 2016 10:21 AM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

That would be something I would disclose if I did take the listing.  Better question, why isn't this guy planting some fast growing trees in his yard after the first two accidents?  He's been there a long time and seems a glutton for punishment.

Jun 15, 2016 11:07 AM
Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

It would be better to sell tickets as a raffle to see when the next car hit will happen. 

Jun 15, 2016 08:53 AM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

OMG!  We have a house like that here in Kenosha County and the seller has now put up a huge Berm with alot of rocks ... so if someone should decide to hit his house they will be stopped by his barricade.


As far as taking on the liability of selling this house?  Yes I would, as long as the seller gave FULL DISCLOSURE.

Jun 15, 2016 08:51 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I would have to say that the location of that house has devalued it. I would take on the listing with full disclosure to any prospective buyers of the crash site. Maybe the city needs to buy it. They would be my first call as the agent.

Jun 15, 2016 08:48 AM
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

Good morning Fred,

Probably not, I was glad couple of sellers did not call me to list their home because of couple of variables. Sometimes it is worth walking away.

I would disclose if I had a buyer........

Jun 21, 2016 12:03 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I think one car crashing into a home would do plenty of damage, I can't imagine that many cars crashing into the same house, haha.

Jun 16, 2016 12:51 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I would have made some dirt berms and planted shrubs and trees , etc. or maybe a huge sand box!

Jun 16, 2016 05:37 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I'd build a big thick fence or add in some bollards like they have in front of stores.  It would certianly be a disclosure worthy event!

Jun 16, 2016 03:30 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

get the design of Trump's wall and build it of steel in front of that home....

Jun 16, 2016 03:07 AM
Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

As some of my close Republican friends say, I would build a wall and have my neighbor pay for it!!!

Jun 16, 2016 02:23 AM
Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

Yes. We just need to disclose it.

Jun 16, 2016 12:16 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I would disclosure it and I would build a big cememt wall in my front yard.

Jun 15, 2016 11:57 PM
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

You definitely would want your wife to garden out in front...with the life insurance current! Yes, we would list it with notice of the likelihood of future issues.

Jun 15, 2016 11:01 PM
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Now that's a niche market if ever I saw one

Jun 15, 2016 10:40 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Has anyone heard the acronym "CLUE" (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange)? This home is probably uninsurable without the installation of some safe guards! The city or county should be contacted. There is work to be done! 

Jun 15, 2016 10:21 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

no and no

Jun 15, 2016 10:03 PM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Disclose and price it to sell.

Jun 15, 2016 09:52 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I suppose it it could be rebuilt with no ongoing structural issues, I'd live there. As for selling a home like this... why not with full disclosure?

Jun 15, 2016 09:42 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

No sir not a chance.  What would happen if you were showing the home and another vehicle crashed into it and someone got hurt or worse.   Steer clear

Jun 15, 2016 09:25 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

Well you made it seem like it was all at one time lol.  Disclosure I'm sure. I bet that the city needs to do something to make the place more safe.

I remember a house on a particular curve on a busy street where cars used to crash into it every winter. Boulders & trees took care of the job nicely.

Jun 15, 2016 09:25 PM
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

To heck with disclosures, just put together a nice scrapbook with all the newspaper photos of the cars that have crashed into his house.  Holy cow!

Jun 15, 2016 09:11 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Insurance may be a problem.

Jun 15, 2016 08:39 PM
Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA

Our previous house was on a dead end road, until the connected it several years later.  While clearing the woods my wife asked the crew to move a large boulder they found into our yard as an impediment to just such a possibility as we were now on a bit of a corner.  Fortunately it never happened, but not a fun thought. 

Jun 15, 2016 03:28 PM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Fred Griffin why not?

He is one more seller - and full disclosure on why he'd like to sell, if someone asks.

Jun 15, 2016 03:17 PM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Where do you find these things? 

Jun 15, 2016 02:46 PM
Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL
Your Real Estate Partner

Good luck selling this one!  However, wondering if this disclosure in some way would be required, since this is a well known fact in the area and someone would have that kind of knowledge.  Interesting to see how disclosure laws may affect this; if at all.  Perhaps rezone for commercial space as a junk yard?

Jun 15, 2016 01:45 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I would have built a really good fence with brick columns.  

Jun 15, 2016 01:43 PM
Bob Force (REALTOR®)
Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill - Mount Airy, MD
The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate

I personally would not want to live there, but would take the listing. 



Jun 15, 2016 01:24 PM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Next time, I would not buy a home in the middle of a stock car track. It sounds more ike a demolition derby.  Cars and house!

Jun 15, 2016 12:54 PM
Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

We have many homes that fit this description. I wouldn't want to live there but YES I would list this property.  A strong pipe fence will help and the prospective buyer should be made aware of this hazard.

Jun 15, 2016 12:51 PM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I most likely would not live in a house where that could happen, and yes I would take on the sell

Jun 15, 2016 12:44 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

This guy has to have the most interesting CLUE report in the entire database!

Jun 15, 2016 12:21 PM
Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

I think I would steer clear of that house. I would be afraid to show it r have an open house there.

Jun 15, 2016 12:03 PM
Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor

I might take the listing, but I sure wouldn't want to live there.

Jun 15, 2016 11:41 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

How about having an airplane landed on your roof?

Jun 15, 2016 10:52 AM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I have to wonder what the reason is for all of the crashes. Yes I would take on the listing as long as the seller knows the list price has to reflect the situation, and the seller has to disclose. 

Jun 15, 2016 10:37 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Well my son the attorney would celebrate that day to be sure. As to the house, remodel here I come & whether I would still live there? Make me an offer after I am finished fixing it. Would I handle the sale? Who better than me to describe the whole experience? However, I will decide if & when then

Jun 15, 2016 10:35 AM
Kristen Correa, Broker
Kristen Correa Real Estate & Reedy Creek Realty Services - Keller, TX
I love coffee & real estate. I am out of coffee!

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!   Let's begin with why a ramp location (literally, FLYING off the freeway) or a T location (located directly in front of the end of the perpendicular street) or any crappy location... IS NOT A GOOD PURCHASE IN THE FIRST PLACE! So... Heeeeeck no, my children would not live there! Not even allowing the back yard to back up to busy areas, either. Where would I even park for the listing appointment?!

Jun 15, 2016 09:22 AM
Cody Carmen
Adhi Schools, LLC - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Market Analysis--Educational Content, Adhi Schools

They really should've installed some barriers. There are very cheap options out there. That said, I would not want to live here. 

Jun 15, 2016 09:22 AM
Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

Most the neighborhood have 4 foot chain link fence in front yard. I would combine bollards constructed of rebar and concrete that are five foot high and four feet deep- 8 feet apart. Then add large planters with boulder rocks as the main structure that are 8 foot long and 3 feet deep and three feet high-

The SMUD or Sacramento County Shade Tree Ass. gives free fast growing shade trees (don't say it's for K12 bollards to keep out a 15000 pound vehicle) REcommend: Red Maple or London Plane both are VERY colorful in the Fall (add visibility) and grow fast to create a safety zone.

Cost for concrete, rebar and labor about $2200. - add gravel and good compost to help the trees grow and irrigate another $600

Probably cheaper than homeowner insurance rates rising.

As an agent - you would need to disclose this freakish sad problem.

Write to CAL TRANS to change signs or add those "jersey barriers"

Maybe just buy the jersey barriers and drop them there - by the time Cal Trans moves them it will be 2092

bollard= vertical poles to stop terrorists

jersey barrier - those triangular upside down concrete white traffic stoppers--- 


Jun 15, 2016 09:16 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Wow, that's a disclosure sure to get buyers' attention! I would take the listing only with full disclosure.

Jun 15, 2016 08:56 AM