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xtremecreator
05-09-2010, 07:27 AM
Just bought my own building. 55,000 sqare ft. Great Location! No partners and I will open next year. Let me know what you guys think......

Click on the link below

John


www.flickr.com/photos/50028051@N07/

Darkblood
05-09-2010, 07:42 AM
That is awesome John!
After this past season my biz partner and I decided to part ways and keep our 20+ year friendship in tact (which is more important to us) so we're not opening this year (neither am I as the building owner is selling the building and wants no haunt this year in it).
So hopefully next year solo or with a new partner I'll open, building found pending...LOL
Good luck, and enjoy it!

Kirk

Darkangel
05-09-2010, 07:50 AM
John,

congratulations that's great news. Awesome building too looks like a winner. Did you say you actually bought this building? Must have been expensive!

DA

xtremecreator
05-09-2010, 08:01 AM
Not going to believe where I found it. EBAY!

Appraised at 2.3 mil bought for 76,300.00.

I can sell the entire kitchen and air conditioners for the price I paid....

John

Darkangel
05-09-2010, 08:06 AM
Ebay? LOL

You hit the jackpot that's even sweeter! Is that listed on the regular ebay site or is there a real estate division? Like they have for cars....


DA

xtremecreator
05-09-2010, 08:12 AM
HERES THE EBAY LINK...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320511551771&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

THANKS,
jOHN

Cookie Crumbler
05-09-2010, 08:13 AM
Congrats man, that's amazing.

Darkangel
05-09-2010, 08:19 AM
What is the zoning, are you sure you can put a haunt in there? Taxes really high?

DA

xtremecreator
05-09-2010, 08:22 AM
CITY HAS NO PROBLEM WITH A HAUNT THERE AND THE TAXES ARE 2900.00 PER YEAR.

I know... to good to be true...Im waiting to wake up from it.....

NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY ANYTHING FOLKS!!!!

MDKing
05-09-2010, 08:32 AM
AWESOME! What a deal John I'm sure it will be become an awesome haunted house!

Congrats!

Allan

Darkangel
05-09-2010, 08:35 AM
How are the taxes so low on a million dollar property like that? My house taxes are higher than that....

DA

xtremecreator
05-09-2010, 08:39 AM
I have no idea. That was one of the first things I double checked with the tax assessor's office. Cheap Cheap Cheap.

graystone
05-09-2010, 08:41 AM
John! Thats great my friend good to see you will be back up and running! Shane and it's will be seeing you soon! Shane this time!

skullman79
05-09-2010, 09:19 AM
I hope being in rural Cortland, Ohio that you can draw from from the bigger cities! Good Luck John! :)

brad
05-09-2010, 10:23 AM
Damn John, that's gotta be the best deal of the decade!!! One hell of a find for sure.

This helps boost me up a little too. We're prbly gonna have to buy a location next year.


Thanks for the post about this!!

HELLRAZZORS
05-09-2010, 11:19 AM
thats true... deal of the year...thats awesome.....ive been looking to for somthing like that...good luck and will come to see it next year....

Dalloween
05-09-2010, 11:47 AM
Perfect building... hope you'll post construction progress pics here. Can't wait to see what you do with it! Congrats on a great find.

Jim-Jim

coasterfreak63
05-09-2010, 04:13 PM
You got an amazing deal, and what a place to contruct a haunt in for many many years.

Are you planning on a multi house show or just one big one?

Darkangel
05-09-2010, 07:40 PM
While we applaud John on his amazing deal, for the rest of you guys in buildings don't you typically lease the space instead of actually buying a building?

For a building as big as John bought on the east coast would probably cost twice as much as the original asking price. Can't imagine too many of us being able to afford that on a month a year's operations.

DA

Barry
05-09-2010, 07:42 PM
WOW! That's all I got. Just wow!

sophisticatedterror
05-09-2010, 07:48 PM
two words....INSANE FIND!


Kale

chuck weber
05-09-2010, 07:59 PM
he did. being in rural ohio dosen't mean crap. build it and they will come... good luck, man

spookhaven
05-09-2010, 08:28 PM
Being in the real estate business and handling foreclosures, you stole this building! What an awesome find. You did better than anyone could have imaged.

As he said on the Ebay post, "Cash is King". Congrads to you!

xtremecreator
05-09-2010, 09:14 PM
Thank You everyone! I will keep you updated with photos when we start building. Also, plan on opening another house near my last location, just need to find the right place.....

John

Tater
05-09-2010, 10:16 PM
Ok john where is Cortland buddy...It seems I may have passed thru it on a way to Cedar Point maybe...All i know is that Building looks excatly like the one I used to go to play Rec Basketball...But it was in Etna and is still in operation.

poison
05-10-2010, 01:02 AM
That is AWESOME John!
Cant wait to see progress pics : )
Good Luck on your new building buddy!

BruiseMuse
05-10-2010, 04:21 PM
Nice Find!

Tater,
Cortland, OH is near Warren (far East side of the state, not too far from PA).

shawnc
05-10-2010, 07:09 PM
Wow.

I'll give you $76,400 for it.

badlander2000
05-10-2010, 08:28 PM
WOW! A schoolhouse for $76,000! That's as good a location as Randy Bates' new haunt! Hope all goes well!

lonewolfmage
05-11-2010, 04:58 AM
Xtreme~

All I can say is HOLY S#!T.. nice find .. really nice..

You could have either one HUGE haunt there..or quite a few individual. And possibly go year round :)

Jeeze that place is HUGE :)

And I will also "mirror" what others have said ..

PROGRESS PICS ..definately.. will be interesting to see how it comes together.

Wish we had something like that here (Lockport,NY) that was available and if we had the money .. that would be grand.

Best of luck to you.
~LoneWolf

drfrightner
05-14-2010, 11:38 AM
Good deal! Nice! I love it. Larry