Another “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” house is facing foreclosure.
Sadie Holmes will fight to save her six bedroom Florida hacienda in court next month due to financial troubles that accumulated after the show aired reports the Orlando Sentinel. Holmes has been burdened with charity fees, code-violation fines and money borrowed against the property that was revamped in 2006 by the ABC show.
Holmes had tried selling the home and had gotten an offer from a man who was willing to allow her and her children to stay, but the deal never went through. The home also went to auction with no bids.
Now, Holmes has legal consultant Christopher Vigliotti trying to help with a “loophole" found with the original mortgage. Vigliotti is claiming the lending officer wasn’t licensed, though the bank claims otherwise.
Holmes battled cocaine and heroin addiction years ago but got clean and started the Sadie Holmes Help Service to house struggling adults. ABC had chosen the home after hurricanes and a fire left it unlivable and her charity in need of shelter. The show transformed the house into a Mediterranean oasis and even paid property taxes and homeowner insurance. But now the fate of Holmes’ dream abode is in the hands of the judicial system.
Holmes isn’t the only winner to face these troubles. Back in 2010 the Wall Street Journal listed five families who faced foreclosure because their homes were too extravagant to sell. At that time Holmes had publicly asked the community to help with her financial woes.
Watch the video above about to learn about Sadie and head over to the Orlando Sentinel for more information.
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