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Balloon Boy's Home Takes Off with Renters!

9/12/2010 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Colorado house where Richard Heene launched his stupid "Balloon Boy" hoax was just rented out to a brand new family ... and TMZ has learned, the home's infamous past was a HUGE selling point.

Sources connected to the property tell us the house received immediate interest when it went on the market last month ... with everyone wanting to see the attic where Falcon hid out while the country thought he was trapped in a homemade balloon.

As we previously reported, the Heene's blew out of town and moved to Florida earlier this month -- but they left a ton of stuff back at the Fort Collins home.

We're told the property owner cleared out all of the Heenes' old crap -- but it's unclear if they'll ever be able to remove the stench of desperation that Richard left all over the home.


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I hear buyers need to be careful because the balloon payments on the mortgage are just horrible.

1439 days ago


It's too bad Michael Jackson is dead. I'm sure he would've considered renting the place just in case there was another young boy hidden in the attic somewhere.

1439 days ago


Balloon Daddy is a very obvious - and HOT - homosexual!

Please post nude photos of Daddy!

1438 days ago


my day will now go so much better since I have read this story.

1438 days ago

Bubbles The Chimp    

LOL!!! Who are these no-life fools who wanted to see an attic.

1438 days ago


Slow news day?

1438 days ago


First you say rent, then selling point, then when it went on the market, really? are you that dumb tmz? the owner rented it to the Heenes, they left and have re-rented it what part of that don't you understand? nothing was for sell, geez, morons

1438 days ago

todd lee    

who gives a crap about their attic? people are making it out to look like the attic anne frank hid in......who gives a squirt of piss about this "balloon family"?

1438 days ago


Wow if people were rushing to get a look at the attic they really need to get a life lol. Honestly nothing better to do during the day?

1438 days ago


TMZ, PLEASE hire a better proofreader. When you pluralize a last name, there is no apostrophe - so "Heene" would be "Heenes". And when you're using the possessive of the pluralized name, the apostrophe goes AFTER the "s", not before.

1438 days ago

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