Call Me Crazy

10 Dec

I came across another dream house online yesterday, and I can’t stop thinking about it! It’s located in Merida.

Ya’ll are gonna think I’m insane, but here are some photos:

If I had money, here’s what I would do:

1. Put in a down payment on the house

2. While saving money to renovate, I’d rent the house out as a site for filming horror movies, because DANG it’s creepy right now

3. Renovate it for a relatively small cost because everything in Merida is cheap (I’m thinking beam ceilings, traditional colorful tiles on all floors, and maybe opening up a few doorways)

4. Move in, or sell it for profit because it has potential to be GORGEOUS. Look at that 2-story room! Beautiful.

It only costs $45,000 US.

*sigh* Someday.

13 Responses to “Call Me Crazy”

  1. Kate December 10, 2010 at 3:21 pm #

    I find houses that I want to renovate all the time! So I don’t think you’re crazy!

    I think it would be soooo fun to renovate this one in particular! I can understand the attraction!

  2. Krysten December 10, 2010 at 3:51 pm #

    Oh man that would be SO fun to renovate!

    • Nikki December 10, 2010 at 4:23 pm #

      I love the peeling walls! You could also market it as a movie set for tortured artists.

  3. Leah December 10, 2010 at 4:38 pm #

    Would love to do that here in Veracruz, but property is very expensive. Remains a mystery to me why Merida is so cheap.

  4. Ashlie December 10, 2010 at 6:16 pm #

    It is definitely what you would call a “fixer-upper” 🙂 Good idea about renting it out.

  5. KfromMichigan December 10, 2010 at 10:23 pm #

    Wow .. the possibilities! and 45,000 US is cheap, all the money would go in the renovation.

  6. The Drama Mama December 11, 2010 at 7:34 am #

    I’m not going to call you crazy, because I can see the possibilities, but you are 100% correct. there would be some fantastic horror movies made in that house. It really is creepy.

  7. Erica December 11, 2010 at 11:35 am #

    I dont think your crazy at all…i see lots of potential under all that creepiness! Ive been in Merida for 4 months now and houses like this one drew me here! And yes everything here is cheap, from houses to dentist! follow your dream…

  8. Ang December 11, 2010 at 2:57 pm #

    horror movies or photo shoots! great location!!! is it really that easy to rent out space for that down there?

    I say buy it, but it’s not my money… lol 🙂

  9. laurencancun December 11, 2010 at 11:33 pm #

    I just loooove Merida, and this is one of the reasons!!

    No you are not crazy at all!!! I am constantly trying to convince Hubby to move to Merida, and renovate one of theses homes near their Zocalo!!! Actually, last time we were there he did make a few phone calls 🙂

    One day amiga, one day 🙂

  10. Julie M. December 12, 2010 at 2:33 am #

    Just looking at it got me thinking of what I could do with it! That’s a beautiful canvas! You are definitely not crazy. that’s a great price as well. 🙂

  11. (Florida) Girl with a New Life December 15, 2010 at 8:53 pm #

    I can see your vision. It could be a beautiful house.

  12. Nabeel's Cosmos February 12, 2011 at 7:34 am #

    It will be cool to see before and after pics of this house. Well, we already know what it looks like now. I wonder if someone bought it and redecorated.

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