Famous winery facing foreclosure

On Behalf of | Aug 25, 2018 | Foreclosure |

Florida wine enthusiasts may have already heard that a popular winery on the West Coast has undergone serious financial crisis. The situation has led to foreclosure of the home. It is reportedly the most expensive foreclosure in the United States.

Approximately 20 years ago, a man bought land for $1 million. By 2000, he had constructed a luxurious home on the parcel of land. At one point, the home was listed as a vacation rental property. However, a little more than a decade later, the owner, who is now deceased, reportedly filed for bankruptcy.

The house itself includes five separate bedroom suites, more than eight bathrooms and numerous other luxury amenities. It sits on a 40-acre spread in the heart of Napa Valley, California, and is being sold for $5.5 million in foreclosure. Details are unclear as to how the beautiful property with pastoral views wound up being foreclosed. It is estimated that the home is currently in need of approximately half a million dollars’ worth of repairs.

In fact, foreclosure is often avoidable, especially if a property owner knows where to seek assistance. Many Florida homeowners have successfully avoided the process by acting alongside experienced real estate law attorneys. Financial problems are not uncommon the world of real estate, since global, national, local and personal economics can impact a particular investment. Those in this state currently facing financial crises who wish to explore all available options to retain their assets and save their investments from foreclosure can tap into local resources for support.


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