03/26/2013 04:05 pm ET Updated May 26, 2013

Buying A 'Bad' Home: What To Know In Case You Buy A House Of Horrors

When Justin and Kate Treher purchased their stunning, four-bedroom Tudor in Harrisburg, Pa., in June 2010, they were relieved. After a long search, they thought that they'd found their dream home -- located in a quiet, wooded area with a spacious layout and generous yard that "seemed perfect" for raising their children.

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