Idaho ‘Extreme Makeover’ house faces foreclosure
SANDPOINT — A North Idaho man whose family received a house from the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” television program three years ago is facing foreclosure.
Eric Hebert put the house up for sale last year and said the maintenance had become too expensive and time-consuming as he raised his late sister’s 11-year-old twins, Keely and Tyler.
The Coeur d’Alene Press reports Hebert used the house as collateral for a loan from Wells Fargo & Co., and he can no longer make payments. As of Feb. 11, Hebert still owed the bank nearly $400,000.
The construction worker moved from Montana to Sandpoint to care for the twins after his sister, Francine Hebert, died of a heart attack in 2004 and it appeared her children would otherwise end up in the foster-care system.