Thanks for the replies. Lamar, it's in southwest Louisiana.
Yes, I know why it's bad. Long story. Things just went haywire after my divorce. I don't know much about how all this works because my parents bought my house for me with cash so I never had to go through a loan process. It is in my name though. So I'm wondering if this means I will be able to buy the next house with cash after I sell this one because it's paid for? If not, could I qualify for any kind of loan with bad credit though the house is paid off entirely? Bad credit or not, I figure a paid off house is a pretty big piece of collateral. Thanks for responding to me.
House is paid for and in my name entirely. But I have terrible credit. I simply cannot fix this place up to come close to breaking even. But the place is a good piece of property. Can I get rid of a semi fixer upper quickly without losing a ridiculous amount of money? And will I be able to get into another home fairly easily? I'm assuming because my house is paid for, it will make it easier to buy a new one if I sell this one.