FLORIDA – He thought he won a Tampa Bay gulf-front condo. Turns out he lost big.

TampaBay.com: He thought he won a Tampa Bay gulf-front condo.  Turns out he lost big.

By Susan Taylor Martin
November 12, 2019

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — Joseph Erickson owned a condo in this beachfront community but the view was of the Intracoastal Waterway, not the beach. So when he saw that a gulf-front condo in a nearby complex was up for sale at a foreclosure auction, he decided to try his luck.

On Sept. 23, 2018, Erickson won out over several other bidders and bought the condo for $385,000. He knew that $35,000 would go to the Happy Fiddler Condominium Association, which had filed the foreclosure case to collect unpaid dues. But he expected Pinellas County’s Clerk of Court would return the $350,000 “surplus” to him. Erickson hired a contractor and started renovating his new condo.  Read more:

https://www.tampabay.com/news/business/2019/11/12/he-thought-he-won-a-tampa-bay-gulf-front-condo-turns-out-he-lost-big/

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