A woman shares on Reddit that back in May 2018 she purchased a home from the family of a hoarder who had recently died. The family didn’t want to deal with the mess and stink the hoarder left behind so they sold the home “as is,” with the woman sharing the contract specifically noted that she took “ownership of the house and everything in it.”
She says it took her four years to clean, fix and update the home, which had “wall to wall and floor to ceiling” junk. While cleaning though she discovered over $20,000 in cash, nice jewelry, antique furniture and “a stunning 40s style, lace covered wedding dress.”
After restoring the dress and some other finds she posted them for sale on Facebook Marketplace. Then she got in touch with the hoarder's family to return some pictures, which was when one of the family members, having seen some items for sale on Facebook, asked for the wedding dress back.
She refused, since she rightfully owns the items now, and since then she’s been badmouthed on social media by the hoarder’s family. She’s wondering if she was in the wrong