Slideshow Odd Foreclosures

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  • February 14 2012, 10:42am EST


Retail Space for Sale

Foreclosed commercial real estate hit a record level last year. Rogers Bancshares Inc. in Little Rock, Ark., is selling a Dollar General. United Security Bancshares Inc. of Thomasville, Ala., has a NAPA store for sale, and PCNB Bancshares Inc. of Bremen, Ga. is selling an Ace Hardware. (Image: ThinkStock)

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Please, No Dirt on the Carpet

Homes and office buildings aren't the only assets banks are trying to peddle these days. Cornerstone Bancshares Inc. in Chattanooga, Tenn., is trying to unload unused carpet rolls. The bank is located near Dalton, Ga., the "carpet capital of the world." (Image: ThinkStock)

Gas Guzzler

When borrowers fall behind on auto loans, banks like First National Bank Group Inc. of Edinburg, Texas, often end up owning the vehicles. As a result, First National is trying to sell a white Hummer stretch limousine. (Image: ThinkStock)

Priced to Move

Not every house is a mansion. CenterState Banks Inc. of Davenport, Fla., which has bought six failed banks through the FDIC since 2008, is selling a half-dozen mobile homes on its website. (Image: ThinkStock)

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Roller Coaster Ride

Local attractions can also be had for the right price. BancorpSouth Inc. sold the Gator Go-Kart Track and Amusement Park in Little Rock, Ark., for $275,000. (Image: ThinkStock)

Don't Feed the Bears

Cornerstone Bancshares Inc. in Chattanooga, Tenn., is selling a four-acre RV park. The park comes with 38 spaces for RVs, as well as five actual RVs. The bank's asking price: $400,000. (Image: ThinkStock)