Homeowners Tear Down House After Squatters Take Over

By Bo Beard | May 16, 2024

Dilapidated and unsanitary

In west Houston, a residence was demolished due to damage caused by squatters who had taken over the property. 
 

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According to a local ABC News report, the house previously belonged to an elderly woman who had relocated to a retirement facility. After her departure, squatters moved in, leaving the house in a dilapidated and unsanitary condition on Murrayhill Street. 
 

Removing the squatters

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George Huntoon, a Realtor, was successful in removing the squatters from the premises. Nevertheless, the extent of the damage was so severe that the new owners opted to demolish the house, leaving behind an empty plot of land.