Friday, September 7, 2012

Real Estate Appraisal of Oaklands, 1950

I was at the Overington Family Reunion last weekend and brought some of my family documents. This one was a favorite and I was asked to scan it and post it here so that everyone can have a copy. It's the real estate appraisal of Oaklands on August 4, 1950, two months before William Overington, Jr. passed away.

You can read it for yourself; it's pretty self-explanatory.



The last paragraph there on the back is blocked by the photos and reads:
Valuation based on its Best Possible Usage. Dwelling is very old & in very poor condition. Would not pay to re-condition or remodel same. Eventually dwelling will have to be removed so that building can be developed to its Best Usage. (Apartments or dwellings, or both.)

2 comments:

  1. Hello Sandi! There was always a rumor in Toby's Will that it read that it was to be a park only. I would love to get a copy of his Will. Love reading about the lives of the Overingtions. Joseph

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    1. I've never seen a copy of his will. It would be interesting to see one, though.

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