Flip This House

Season 4 Episode 4

Than's Bargain Buy

Aired Sunday 6:00 PM Apr 19, 2008 on A&E

Episode Recap

As the market continues its downward spiral, Than and Joe find an opportunity--an overleveraged house heading into foreclosure. The bank is eager to unload their money pit and agrees to a short sale that allows Than to buy the place for less than the amount owed.Than's bargain quickly becomes Paul and JD's headache. The house has been home to squatters who trashed the place, then stole the valuable copper piping out of the walls. The neighborhood, while in transition, has a long way to go. Securing the job site becomes an issue when an intruder goes after the brand new plumbing. A Nor'easter sweeps through New Haven holding up work, and just when the sun starts shining, Paul has to deal with an unsettled lead lien--which may or may not cost them a fortune