You Can Buy A Historic New Jersey Mansion For Only 10 USD, If You Move It

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The BNE Real Estate Group has come up with an offer for anyone interested to buy an 111-year-old historic mansion for only 10$ in Montclair, New Jersey. But the offer comes with a catch, you can buy it for 10$ only if you move it afterward. This ridiculous offer is the result of the real estate company finding themselves in a catch 22 situation. They bought the property on which the mansion sits and plans to build 8 houses.

The Historic Montclair Mansion
The Historic Montclair Mansion

The mansion was built by famous architect Dudley S. Van Antwerp in 1906 and once owned by Aubrey Lewis. Aubrey Lewis was the first ever African-American captain of a sports team and one of the earliest African-American FBI Agents. Due to the intervention from Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, BNE cannot tear down the building. Hence they came up with a middle ground. The mansion can be your for 10 bucks and you have to move it elsewhere.

But this is, of course, an expensive proposition as moving the 3900 sq. feet mansion would require millions of dollars, not to mention the extensive repair work that would be required later. BNE has agreed to throw in 10,000$ to the venture but that sum is unlikely to fetch any buyers. The contract has to be done before 31st August.

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Soumyajit is an SAP technical consultant with a flair for writing. An avid blog reader, he started off with a free WordPress blog and slowly moved to his own personal news and blog site. Apart from writing he loves reading books, playing table tennis and long bike trips. He is currently trying to learn playing guitar and failing miserably.

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