We read about the scam courtesy of our Florida friend and fellow real estate blogger, Toby Tobin, who is on top of some of real estate’s most unusual stories. (His blog site is GoToby.com.) According to the article in the Charlotte Observer, Everette became so comfortable in the home that he tried to set up a phony business to buy it. Instead of nothing down and nothing to pay, the squatter could wind up paying with a few years of state-sponsored incarceration, especially since his rap sheet is allegedly 28 pages long.
Wakefield Plantation is home to a TPC golf club purchased in recent weeks by the McConnell Group, whose portfolio of eight golf courses extends throughout the Carolinas but are concentrated mostly in the Raleigh to Greensboro corridor. There was no evidence that the alleged perpetrator, age 31, had tried to use -- or purchase -- the golf facilities before McConnell did.