Lost In Time
Lisa and Patricia Smith assumed 148 Jane Street was just an ordinary address. The two real estate agents had seen a lot of homes over the years, but this one was unique. One day, an elderly woman named Joyce gave them a call and told them she wanted to sell her home. But these real estate agents were unprepared for the bombshell she had in store for them. It was something that had to be seen in order to be believed.
A Formidable Duo
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Patricia and Lisa were sisters, and they worked together in the real estate industry. They were the embodiment of teamwork. While one was selling, the other was getting listings. There wasn’t anything that these sisters couldn’t sell until they saw 148 Jane Street. This home was an enigma, which began with one particular call.
Who Is This?
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When a phone call came through at the office, Lisa picked up the phone and heard an odd voice. A potential seller named Joyce was on the other line. Most sellers are full of confidence, but Joyce was the total opposite. Lisa sensed that Joyce was hesitant. During their conversation, Lisa had to reassure Joyce that she’d made the right choice and that they would find the best offer for her. Then, Joyce shared something, which totally blew Lisa away.
Age Is But A Number
Joyce told her that the reason it was so hard for her was that she was 96 years old. She had been living there a long time and had many wonderful memories there. Lisa was amazed by Joyce's lucidness and impeccable hearing. Lisa thought about her conversations with her own grandmother, and how she would have to scream so she could hear her. Joyce wasn't done surprising Lisa yet. The next bit of information sent her reeling.
70 Years Later
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According to Joyce, the house hadn’t been touched for 70 years. This concerned Lisa and Patricia. They feared that the home would be in bad shape. Especially because the owner was 96 years old. They assumed it would be impossible for an elderly woman to keep her home clean. So, the sisters started to wonder about the home’s condition. They had expected to find that the owner was a hoarder.