Mark and Brenda Voss congratulations on your new vacation home here are the keys, Enjoy!
The 5,300 square foot three-story vacation rental house with an estimated construction value of $680,000 actually sits half on the lot next to the one they own in the gated Ocean Hammock resort community.
We only own half?
“We are in total disbelief, just amazed this could happen,” said Mark Voss, who owns a property management and real estate company in Missouri. “We may have moved someday. But, with this headache and grief, we’re not so sure. The Midwest is looking pretty good right now.”
Keystone Homes, Vice President Robbie Richmond says the company is looking for a way to negotiate a settlement. “We are 100 percent committed to finding a resolution that is fair,” he said. “I have
“The buck stops with the builder. We know that. We are in the process of trying to schedule a conference call and find a fair resolution without the lawyers,” Richmond said. “I have built about 600 homes in Flagler County and this has never happened to me before. It does happen, but it’s rare.”
Mark and Brenda have invested in 18 other residential lots in the Hammock Dunes master-planned community. Flagler County Assessor records indicate they paid $160,000 the parcel on 23 Ocean Ridge Blvd. They hired Keystone Homes to design and build a dream home on the property to use as a vacation rental managed by Vacation Rental Pros in St. Augustine.
According to Keystone Homes, which built the house, the mistake is traced to a survey conducted last year that pointed out the wrong stretch of land on which to build the Voss’s home. Apparently renters had been living in the house for months until the can of worms was revealed in September. We can only assume they hired an astute appraiser to inspect the property who brought the issue to their attention.