1910 – Quitman, MS

Details below are from October 2017, sold status has not been verified.
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Added to OHD on 10/30/17   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   20 Comments
Off Market / Archived
National Register

118 E Franklin St, Quitman, MS 39355

  • $24,900
  • 5 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 3516 Sq Ft
  • 0.65 Ac.
CORPORATE OWNED- Beautiful Victorian home located in the heart of Quitman. This 5 bedroom 2 bath home is something to see. This home offers gorgeous hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, unique architectural features, and a beautiful front porch. Property is listed on the Historical Registry. Buyers to verify all information to their satisfaction.
Contact Information
Natalie Scarbrough, Winstead Realty,
(601) 483-4563

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20 Comments on 1910 – Quitman, MS

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  1. peeweebcpeeweebc says: 1064 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1885 Italianate.

    “corporate owned” ? 36,000 ?

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11874 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Might mean foreclosure.

    • Jennifer Tarin says: 16 comments

      corporate owned property is an employee’s property that was purchased by their company when they have been relocated to a new city. (I had to look it up)

      • Lancaster John says: 864 comments

        Jennifer is partly right — but in that situation corporations usually work with relocation companies who they pay to purchase and then sell the employee’s home. So most homes of this type are listed by “relo” companies at approximately full fair market value and not usually listed as “Corporate Owned” (although technically they are). These days, corporate owned usually means a home that some investment company has bought in a large bundle of hundreds of distressed (foreclosed) properties. Then they market the individual properties that they bought and hope to make a profit. They can be a good value, more or less just like a foreclosure. I hope this is understandable.

  2. Elizabeth Rossi says: 6 comments

    A Diamond in the Rough ! Beautiful ! and what a deal for a piece of history !
    The house was constructed for Captain C. C. Ferrill circa 1900 but was owned by the Kirkland family by at least 1910. The Kirklands were prominent businessmen in Quitman. The family resided here until 1950.
    Some alterations have occurred on the interior. The staircase has been altered and its landing raised. The fireplace in the living room has been removed.However the overall character of the house remains intact.
    The Captain C. C. Ferrill House is on the National Register of Historic Places. Located in Quitman the Ferrill House is a locally significant articulation of the Spindlework mode of the Queen Anne style and retains a high degree of architectural integrity.
    The Ferrill House is important both for its architecture and as a symbol of the societal changes that came to Quitman because of the lumber industry.

  3. Teri R says: 276 comments

    I wish there was a close-up of the front door, porch, and entryway! The price, very appealing!

  4. Jenni says: 17 comments

    36? This house is in as good a shape, and substantially larger, than mine I bought for 76. What is the catch? That kitchen would need only a fresh coat of paint, some full length curtains or sheers and an island in the middle to be perfect.

    • Hani says: 8 comments

      The key here is that this is owned by a company that relocated an employee— as Jennifer described above.
      The company isn’t a real estate agency and just wants to unload an asset, as hanging onto it is more of a PITA than getting a good price. I had a colleague score a home that way.

      At that price, it almost makes the heat and humidity worth it. It could be quite nice with some tic.

      • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11874 comments

        1901 Folk Victorian
        Chestatee, GA

        Did you confirm that with the agent or assumption it’s actually corporate owned? The internet gives lots of definitions of corporate owned, it could be bank owned or business owned as you state, it’s dependent on what the local agents define the meaning.

  5. John Shiflet says: 5356 comments

    Looks like a mainly blank canvas inside making it easier for the next owner(s) to take the house in whatever style or decor direction wanted. Enough stylistic details are present to put this house in the Queen Anne style family but since the house leans more towards a folk style (or contractor built) house, it lacks the towers and turrets more formal Queen Anne examples have. I have some doubts about the 1910 date as well. It looks slightly older based on the scant period details visible suggesting it is from around 1895. Interior details that might help pinpoint a more accurate date such as mantels, art glass windows, or the staircase (newels balusters) are not seen. Seems bargain priced but any prospective buyer(s) should verify all information with the agent.

  6. Lottie says: 355 comments

    Lots of potential for making this a beautiful home. Can’t get over the price!

  7. Stacey says: 20 comments

    I’m wondering what I’m missing?? Obviously needs some work, but $36,000? I’ve seen others that need lot more for substantially higher prices..

  8. oveta says: 2 comments

    Now this is a charm, imagine if you fixed it up it only needs a little TLC and you could turn it into a charm of a place and for the price wow

  9. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11874 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Was pending sale for a while but now showing back on the market.

  10. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11874 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Dropped to $24,900!

  11. Don from Manassas says: 43 comments

    This is a great buy from what I see. The neighborhood is nice. A lot of work but you can’t lose for the price. Not sure why it doesn’t sell.

  12. James Adams says: 1 comments

    “Property is listed on the Historical Registry”
    Don’t properties like this require to be kept more as original in appearance and etc?
    Must meet certain guidelines, etc?
    Is that possibly why it was a pending sale and then back on the market?
    At this price, it would be sold in a heartbeat by pretty much anywhere in the country, and more often could have a cash buyer, as in no loans or mortgage needed. Some with enough credit card power would even buy it by credit card and then after in their name, get a “real” loan on it.
    I bought many a foreclosure that way back in the late 80s and early 90s.
    GOTTA be a reason it hasn’t sold, and much more than cost to replace all electrical, or all water pipes, or roof, HVAC, or anything like that. This is in too nice a condition in not having sold already.

  13. Joni Vestal says: 1 comments

    My understanding from what I was told by realtor handling this house. It was bank owned. There is the matter of the roof needing to be replaced water damage and electrical and plumbing updates needed. My husband and I were very eager about this property and restorations. However, the realtor told us that they would only accept listed full price and they sold for 24,900 after we inquired at a higher amount. When all is said and done trying to find a roofer to redo the house period correct would have costed have of the homes value if they could find someone to do it. The roof leaked through 2 floors and there is no doubt a 2nd issue.


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