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Vacant House
Date: 11/17/2012 Album ID: 1569045
Photos by Gordon Chibroski
How defaulting mortgages create problems for neighbohoods
Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, we talked with neighbors of a vacant house on Mary St. in Saco. Here, Michael F. Green, right, and his father, Michael A. Green, 54, discuss the blight of the vacant house across the street.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, we talked with neighbors of a vacant house on Mary St. in Saco. Here, Earl Jamieson, 74, talks about the effect on his property next door, behind him, that is on the market.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, November 16, 2012, Realator Marty Macisso chats with owner, Jeff Quirk, who is fixing up the home that he bought in Scarborough after it was reposessed by the bank in a default.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, we talked with neighbors of this vacant house on Mary St. in Saco that is causing a blight on the street while being vacant for the past 5 years..
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, November 16, 2012, Christopher Keefe paints trim at a house in Scarborough owned by Jeff Quirk and listed by Marty Macisso after a mortgage default by the original owners.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, we talked with neighbors of a vacant house on Mary St. in Saco. This is the view from the Michael A. Green family for the past five years. Recently they mowed the long grass and are starting to address some issues, according to the Greens, but it still looks unsellable.
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