Except that they most likely didn't have a hundred thousand or two to fix it.A barn like that, allowed to go to ruin. The previous owners ought to be placed in pig mud up to their necks, wearing a cow plop hat.
No way, no insurance company would insure a building in that shape. Our barns are the same though not quite falling down.Any chance it is covered in your homeowners policy?
And your old house had a nice barnexcept it helped us more, as the market kept rising