KANSAS Metropolis, Kan. — The final two decades we’ve found the housing market place increase with frenetic residence buying in which numerous market previously mentioned record cost, and some prospective customers look for fixer-uppers for their first household.

A person residence close to North 65th Terrace and Leavenworth Road in Kansas City, Kansas, might not be on a new residence owner’s affordability list, with a list price at $540,000, but the heritage of the house could possibly be of some desire.

The 2,888 square-foot, solitary-relatives property was crafted in 2007 as portion of the hit Television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” or “Extreme House Makeover” hosted by Ty Pennington.

The episode that aired in January 2008 featured U.S. Marine Daniel Gilyeat and his spouse and children. Gilyeat was on a tour of obligation in Iraq when a bomb strike his truck, top him to put up with main accidents and the reduction of his still left leg.

What the house looked like prior to currently being rebuilt in 2007.

FOX4 spoke with Gilyeat back in 2014 right after he was getting to step up to do some repair service perform on the dwelling on his individual, such as significant cracks in the ceiling he reported experienced been there since the commencing. He had not heard from the contractor considering the fact that 2008. FOX4 did arrive at out to the contractor at the time but never heard back again.

In 2010, Gilyeat ran for the 3rd Congressional District seat in Kansas, subsequent Dennis Moore’s retirement. Now, Gilyeat evokes wounded soldiers throughout the United States, according to his on the web biography.

Gilyeat is not at present listed as the operator of the residence and now resides in Florida. He appeared on Fox News’ “The Five” very last calendar year and been given a tract wheelchair.

In accordance to Zillow, the home was to start with mentioned for sale in May perhaps 2021 for $459,950 and eliminated in July 2021.

The house as it appears to be as of June 2022. (FOX4 Image/Brian Dulle)

The dwelling was outlined again for sale by Platinum Realty in April 2022 for $565,000, with the selling price shifting to $540,000 in May well 2022.

According to Platinum Realty’s listing, the dwelling sits on 1.186 acres and has four auto garages, two attached and two detached. The house was built with no stairs to support Gilyeat get all around easier because of to his leg.

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