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HomeVestors, a nationwide home-flipping franchisor more commonly known as the “We Buy Ugly Houses” brand, has revealed its 2019 winner of The Ugliest House of the Year award.
The home, a 2,000-square-foot, three-bedroom family property in Miami, Florida, that was completely gutted by a leaking roof, was selected as the house most in need of the brand’s makeover by voters across the country.
“The damage to this house started with a small roof leak that was never fixed and got worse, causing enough damage to render the home uninhabitable when we purchased it,” Rick Tobchi, the owner of RT Realty and the broker who led the renovation, said in a press statement.
“To our surprise, when we took possession of the property, we found the new roofing materials stored in the garage!” he added.
To reconstruct the property, the HomeVestors franchise reinstalled the electrical and gas systems, added partition walls and renovated the kitchen and the bathroom.
It also installed new plumbing and rebuilt the roof from scratch — along with repairing holes, mildew and water damage, the team also brought in new fixtures and decorations.
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