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What $150K buys in Detroit right now

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See what you can get in neighborhoods like Russell Woods, Bagley, and Lafayette Park

Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can buy for a certain dollar amount in various Detroit neighborhoods. This week we’re looking at home sales at or around $150,000.

Russell Woods

A 1,920-square-foot home on Sturtevant Street is listed with Justin Fontenelle of Trust Realty for $144,900. The four-bedroom brick home has gotten a remodel inside, including some fresh paint and espresso-stained hardwood floors. The brand new kitchen now has pristine countertops, backsplash, cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. There’s also some nice original features include wood trim and paneling, a wood-mantel fireplace, and ceiling medallions.

Courtesy Guillaume Derouet
Lafayette Park

A 1,522-square-foot condo in 1300 Lafayette is listing with Guillaume Derouet of EXP Realty for $145,000. This unit on the 2nd floor of the midcentury modern building has a big, open-floor main room with a combined living room and kitchen that has a standing dining counter. French doors lead to the two bedrooms, including the large master. The unit is in a cooperative, and the $1,752 per month HOA fee covers taxes, doorman, water, cable, secured parking, and more.

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Rosedale Park

A 1,500-square-foot home on Faust Avenue is listed with Bill Adams of Adams Realty Services for $144,900. This nearly 100-year-old brick bungalow has a nice wide front porch and detached two-car garage. Some work has been done to the home recently, including refinished hardwood floors, a new kitchen (though no appliances), and new windows. It also has three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms.

Photos by Craig Runt
Art Center

A 522-square-foot studio in the Park Shelton on Kirby Street is listed with Stephanie Butler of RE/MAX Leading Edge for $155,000. This little condo has a single main living space, galley kitchen, and full bathroom. Built in 1926, the historic building is right next to the Detroit Institute of Arts in a convenient part of town. HOA fees for the unit are $341 per month.

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A 1,581-square-foot home on Ohio Street just hit the market for $149,900 with Ryan E Kain of RE/MAX Leading Edge. The three-bedroom “colonial” just got an extensive rehab. It now has refinished hardwood floors, new lights and fixtures, brand new kitchen (with new appliances and countertops), new bathroom with Travertine tiles and unique glass-door bath/shower combo, and much more. Previous owners also replaced all major mechanical systems and the roof.


Which home is your favorite?

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  • 31%
    Russell Woods
    (182 votes)
  • 9%
    Lafayette Park
    (53 votes)
  • 5%
    Rosedale Park
    (31 votes)
  • 11%
    Art Center
    (69 votes)
  • 42%
    (250 votes)
585 votes total Vote Now

Park Shelton

15 E Kirby St, Detroit, MI

1300 Lafayette

1300 Lafayette, Detroit, MI