Here’s a close-up of the process on the court house steps. In 2008, somebody filmed this actual trustee sale of 1825 Chicago St. in Bay Park. The opening bid is $435,240, but no takers, and it goes “back to bene”.

A month later the bank listed it for sale, with list price of $446,507. After being on the market for six days, it sold for $454,000 with a $13,000 credit to buyer.

We’ll provide more trustee-sale results by video in 2010 because we’re wondering; could the court house steps be a primary marketplace next year?

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