Thanks to their bank, Victor Vangelakos and his family live by themselves in a 32-story tower.
The Oasis I luxury condominium, offspring of the mortgage bubble and discarded in its burst, never got to full occupancy. Those that did swapped their condos for the more full Oasis II next door. However, for no apparent reason, Victor’s bank wouldn’t let him swap his mortgage. What was supposed to be a vacation home and eventually a permanent residence has now become a strange parallel life. The vacant building attracts unauthorized visitors at night. Other times, reports news-press.com, standing still in the building, the silence is overpowering.
We all knew the mortgage meltdown was devastating, but now it’s also creepy.
Downtown Fort Myers condo has 32 stories, and one lonely tale [news-press.com] (Thanks to Anita!)