Buying my neighbor's house?My neighbor came and told me they are "abandoning" their house. They have been trying to sell it for 5 years. I am not sure what there financial situation is. Ill give you the quick dollar facts.My salary 70KFiancees salary 50KMy house bought 155K.. I owe 143K, still.Neighbor's house bought for 170KNeighbor's owe 130k but cant sell it, cant even find someone to look at it.The neighborhood is small new, with large lots, and great people.I am wondering if I can get my fiancee to buy it her name on a short sale for 50K?We live in the highest foreclosure section of the country, so I would imagine banks are desperate? We dont have children or many expenses.August 27 2011 - US0YesReport 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.