FROM Dream Home TO Nightmare
The U.S. housing market was only just starting to soar in 2001 when Mitch and Cheryl Goldstein plunked down $25,000 for an empty Bucks County lot.
The couple, entering their early 40s, had long been saving for their dream home - a brand-new, ground-up Toll Brothers house. Known even then as "America's Luxury Home Builder," the locally based national company brimming with industry awards offered the kind of quality the Goldsteins coveted.
So the Goldsteins eagerly planned: They chose ...