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Buy Detroit's Emptiest House (or Prettiest Barn) For $25K

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"There [are] no specific rooms in this building," says the listing agent of 1806 Van Dyke. "All interior walls have been removed." That's a gentle way of saying that this 124-year-old house in West Village has been gutted more extensively than your Thanksgiving turkey.

At this point, the buyer faces a task akin to converting an old barn into a habitable home. How much she worth? The ask is a fairly extraordinary $25K.We're assuming the seller began rehabbing the house before eventually giving up, but at that price they still might make a profit. The house was last sold for $1,545 in 2008.
· Listing: 1806 Van Dyke [Zillow]