Buying a 100 year old house on a short sale - advice neededMy questions are disappearing after I post them. Here is my initial question. I sincerely appreciate you taking time to offering your advice.I am planning to put an offer on a house which is a short sale. It is a 100 year old victorian house in Phoenixville, PA. The house was built around 1909 and the previous owner bought it in 2007 for $252,000. Now the house is on sale for $145,000. It is in great condition and ready to move-in. The electric, plumbing, cooling have been upgraded in the past 10-15 years. There has been some settling issues and the floor on the first floor dining room has tilted to one side. This seems to have happened a while back. The original owner have build around the settling and doesn't seem to be bothered by the sloping floor. Current owner stated this as the reason behind the huge price drop. He had a structural report done in 2007 which reported the house as being in a structurally solid condition. Redirecting some drainage to outside of the home's foundation was adviced. Seller's disclosure didn't reveal any major issues (termites or mold). Some roof leaking and other issues were taken care of.November 06 2012 - Phoenixville00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.