The home had been vacant for several years and needed some TLC. However, I didn't think the condition was as bad as it really turned out to be. Here is the city order to abate the problem (click to enlarge):
I did some research to find out the story behind the home. I discovered that the property was controlled by a local real estate "guru" who is very widely known in the Weber County real estate investment community. It appears that someone may have just experienced a serious (i.e. total) loss on their investment. Whoops!
Moral of the Story: Fix up your homes before they become garden plots.
Posted by Jeremy Peterson
Ogden, Utah Real Estate Broker
Mountain Real Estate Companies