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Fantasia Barrino

I Give Up ...

Take My House

4/28/2013 1:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0426_fantasia_01Fantasia Barrino didn't get any bites on her North Carolina mansion, so now she's willing to walk away for zero dollars ... by signing it over to the bank.

Barrino has had long-standing troubles with the home. In 2009, the former "American Idol" winner almost got foreclosed on, but dodged the bullet at the 12th hour. Last April she put the house on the market, with an asking price of $800,000 ... $500,000 less than she paid for it.

According to court docs, Barrino transferred the deed over to the bank in February ... skipping the foreclosure process and jumping right to the part where she loses her home.

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There's a certain dignity to that, no?

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Mrugowsky    

She should have done something simple: bought a more modest house that she could have afforded.

521 days ago
2.

HumanNature    

ABSOLUTELY!!!!!!

521 days ago
3.

HumanNature    

STOP LIVING ABOVE YOUR MEANS!!!!!

521 days ago
4.

peenuts    

Oman. Taylor swift paid cash. Dont put anything o.n credit if you can avoid it.

521 days ago
5.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

It's too bad that after several years in the music industry she can't afford a million dollar house.

521 days ago
6.

Swimfan    

She just did a song with Kelly Rowland, thought she'd be making some money there

521 days ago
7.

LDB    

simon cowell said you're on this one on your own

521 days ago
8.

BradDavis    

They just dont learn.

521 days ago
9.

Gretel    

I always found her kind of scary to look at. It was as if she could disengage her jaw and swallow a small person whole.

521 days ago
10.

Truth    

$1.3 MIL FOR HOME LIKE THAT AINT THAT MUCH... THE PROBLEM IS THE GHETTO BIATCH HAS A SUCKY ASS MUSIK CAREER. CANT PAY THE MORTGAGE WHEN NO 1 BUYING THE DIGITAL LET ALONE THE CD'S. POINT BLANK!! #TRUTH!!

521 days ago
11.

Cricket    

Sounds like her own stupidity is the culprit. She bought too expensive a house, way to early in her career. Should have started smaller.

520 days ago
12.

laffnbear    

Hah! No more dreams of stardom.
AI is NOT the road to greatness.

520 days ago
13.

Lurker    

Listening to her entourage no doubt. I am sure that they enjoyed partying there while they could. Too bad she will lose all of her investment. Maybe she will learn that you can't spend money that you don't have and it costs a lot to live in that lifestyle. I am sure she lost more than the money from the house by all the legal moves trying to save it.

520 days ago
14.

Jayster    

11th hour. Not 12th hour. Ah, interns...

520 days ago
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Spicy mag    

She should have spent the money on a real business, like a dry cleaners. Didn't she watch the Jeffersons?

520 days ago
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