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Tom Petty ‘Super Fan’ looking to buy childhood home in FLORIDA

SAN DIEGO, CA – AUGUST 03: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers kick off their summer 2014 tour in support of their latest album ‘Hypnotic Eye’ at Viejas Arena on August 3, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

A California real estate agent is looking to purchase Tom Petty‘s boyhood home in Gainesville, Florida. The Associated Press reported “super fan” Kevin Beauchamp spoke to The Gainesville Sun and explained he “quickly made an offer of $175,000 for the nearly 1,200-square-foot  home after seeing the home’s current owner Brandy Clark mention on a Petty Facebook fan club that she might sell it. He says he has a contract for the home.” Clark said the house still has the “original pink tile in bathroom.”

According to the report, Beauchamp is working with the Gainesville Music History Foundation to have the house officially designated as a historic landmark.