Apparently, some young homebuyers got caught up in the house buying frenzy of 2020 and didn’t do basic due diligence. Some of the stories are quite unfortunate, (New York Times)
and this one
Let this be a lesson to you all. No matter how frenzied things get, always do basic due diligence. Don’t skip the inspections or the proper time getting to know the property and neighborhood. The old adage, buyer beware, exists for all items. Even houses.