Here's a cautionary tale for buyers: Sometimes things aren't always as they seem. Tampa Bay Times real estate reporter Susan Taylor Martin had an interesting story about a home for sale on Snell Isle in St. Petersburg.

It had previously been on the market as a tear-down. Why? Because of a sewage leak, it had become infested with mold.

Now it's on the market as a "lovely and spacious pool home."

Which is it? Read for yourself and decide.