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What $235K buys around Detroit

A condo or an updated home?

Welcome to this week’s Curbed Comparisons, where we look at homes for sale in different neighborhoods around Detroit. Today, we’re looking at houses within $10,000 of our budget: $235,000.

First up is a one bedroom, one-and-a-half bath condo at the Garden Court Apartments. It’s close to the Riverfront, Riverwalk, Belle Isle, and downtown. The building has a fitness room, storage, and gated parking. This unit is listing for $239,995, with $318 in HOA fees.

Across town, this five-bedroom condo is available near Palmer Park. This condo is 2,600 square feet, with a new kitchen, a formal dining room, crown molding, plaster medallions, a large living room with a fireplace, a sunroom, and three bathrooms. It’s close to Ferndale and Livernois, and it’s listing for $240,000, with $650 in HOA fees.

This five-bedroom house sits on a huge corner lot just south of Boston-Edison on Atkinson west of the Lodge. It has two-and-a-half baths, entertaining space in the basement, a two-car garage, and a newer roof. It’s listing for $229,900.

This one-bedroom, one-bath condo is located near the arts district in Midtown. It has an attached garage, a balcony, a new washer and dryer, and office space. It’s close to Wayne State, the Fisher Building, the museums, and the Qline, and it’s listed for $244,000, with $155 in HOA fees.

This LaSalle Gardens house has recently been updated with a new kitchen, new systems, new roof, and refinished hardwood floors. It has a handsome front porch, four bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, and a basement for storage. It’s listing for $230,000.


Which $235,000 home would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    Garden Court condo
    (41 votes)
  • 29%
    Palmer Park condo
    (124 votes)
  • 9%
    Atkinson home
    (39 votes)
  • 13%
    Art Center condo
    (55 votes)
  • 37%
    LaSalle Gardens home
    (157 votes)
416 votes total Vote Now

Garden Court Condominiums

2900 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207