From what I've found out since, he was looking to go self employed and was in a hurry to sell. Prices for these are all over the place, I'd say it was at least 4k under valued, personally. Service and health check booked in for 24th so won't be doing a whole lot with it before then. Itching to, thoughA lot of car for not a lot of money.
Let me know how you get on as it could be a good alternative to the Evo.