Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Stephen Baldwin’s house auctioned

Stephen Balwin's HomeForeclosure is a sad event no matter what, but yesterday’s auction of Stephen Baldwin’s home in Upper Grandview is a bit surreal.  First of all, foreclosure isn’t the first issue that comes to mind when thinking about movie actors or Victorian houses in Upper Grandview.

Baldwin bought the house in 1997 for about $500k, and has been trying to sell it for years for $3.4 million, which didn’t find any takers even in the hot 2006 market.  Apparently the property was threatened with foreclosure even back in 2006.  Why they didn’t drop the price a bit to sell it (at a nice profit) is not clear.

I wasn’t aware of the proceeding until a TV crew from Channel 12 news was walking around downtown Nyack asking for reactions to the event.  It was tough going since few people wanted to comment.


Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.


You May Also Like

The Villages

This week in the Villages we look at the rumor-filled and then abrupt ending of Starbucks in Nyack and what it means.

The Villages

With early voting under way, we have everything you need to know about casting your ballot in Rockland County leading up to election day...

The Villages

This week in the Villages we look at the evolution of Nyack's most famous and inspirational maker. Plus, other Nyack and Rockland-centric stories, links,...

Advertisement