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Mapping Detroit's Biggest Sales So Far This Year

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If money were no object, what kind of home would you buy in Detroit? For those interested in seeing what the biggest spenders in the city set their sights on this year, you will be able to pinpoint the 11 most expensive residential sales so far this year in the map below. These condos and single-family homes cost from the lower end of $410,000 to the highest $1.55 million. Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found for five of the listings below. Multi-family residential development sales were not included. For more fun and informative maps, be sure to check out Curbed Detroit's map archive here.


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1771 Balmoral Dr

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Sold price: $1.55 million
Date Sold: September 15, 2015
Size: 15-bed, 17-bathroom, 35,000-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $44
The skinny: President of General Motors Daniel Ammann and his wife Pernilla Ammann bought this Palmer Woods abode, otherwise known as the Alfred J. Fisher mansion, for $1.55 million, which is one of the priciest sales ever for a Detroit residence. Earlier this summer, the founder of a holistic addiction treatment business, called Breathe Life Healing Center, planned on renovating the property into a "spiritual retreat" for the business' patients.

19 Sand Bar Ln #27

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Sold price: $628,000
Date Sold:
May 12, 2015Size: ?-bed, 4.5-bath, 5,835-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $108
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

1480 Seminole St

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Sold price: $600,000
Date Sold: June 22, 2015
Size: 5-bed, 5-bath, 6,200-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $97
The skinny: This Tudor single-family home was constructed in 1912 for Fritz Goebel, the founder of the Detroit brewing company, Goebel Brewing Co. This listing offers leaded glass, Pewabic tile, and a carriage house, as well as a third-floor ballroom.

27 Sand Bar Ln #26

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Sold price: $540,000
Date Sold: April 23, 2015
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,115-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $131
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

2152 Burns St

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Sold price: $520,000
Date Sold: April 14, 2015
Size: 4-bed, 5-bath, 5,861-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $88
The skinny: Built in 1916, the abode was renovated in 2010, while maintaining historic details. When this listing landed on the market in December 2014, it was asking $575,000 before it got a price chop to $520,000.

3100 Woodward Ave

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Sold price: $480,000
Date Sold: March 4, 2015
Size: 1-bed, 2-bath, 1,528-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $314
The skinny: This penthouse offers an open floor plan and Art Deco architectural elements throughout. There is also a private 650-square-foot terrace. Unfortunately, only one photo is available on Redfin.

67 Sand Bar Ln #21

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Sold price: $463,000
Date Sold: March 2, 2015
Size: ?-bed, 4.5-bath, 7,031-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $66
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

2924 Iroquois Ave

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Sold price: $460,000
Date Sold: August 26, 2015
Size: 7-bed, 5-bath, 5,500-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $84
The skinny: In 1916, Oscar C. Cotteslben designed this abode for a prominent jeweler, called John Kay, whose firm eventually eventually became Wright-Kay Jewelers. While historic, this property has been restored with a "newer roof," upgraded plumbing and electrical, and a new driveway with an electronic gate.

51 Sand Bar Ln #23

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Sold price: $425,000
Date Sold: April 17, 2015
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,480-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $122
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

2554 John R St #5

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Sold price: $415,000
Date Sold: May 9, 2015
Size: ?-bed, 2.5-bath, 2,822-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $147
The skinny: Before May 9, 2015, this listing was last sold for $155,100 in September 29, 2011.

1135 Shelby ST Unit 32260

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Sold price: $410,000
Date Sold: February 25, 2015
Size: ?-bed, 2-bath, 1,407-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $291
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

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1771 Balmoral Dr

Sold price: $1.55 million
Date Sold: September 15, 2015
Size: 15-bed, 17-bathroom, 35,000-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $44
The skinny: President of General Motors Daniel Ammann and his wife Pernilla Ammann bought this Palmer Woods abode, otherwise known as the Alfred J. Fisher mansion, for $1.55 million, which is one of the priciest sales ever for a Detroit residence. Earlier this summer, the founder of a holistic addiction treatment business, called Breathe Life Healing Center, planned on renovating the property into a "spiritual retreat" for the business' patients.

19 Sand Bar Ln #27

Sold price: $628,000
Date Sold:
May 12, 2015Size: ?-bed, 4.5-bath, 5,835-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $108
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

1480 Seminole St

Sold price: $600,000
Date Sold: June 22, 2015
Size: 5-bed, 5-bath, 6,200-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $97
The skinny: This Tudor single-family home was constructed in 1912 for Fritz Goebel, the founder of the Detroit brewing company, Goebel Brewing Co. This listing offers leaded glass, Pewabic tile, and a carriage house, as well as a third-floor ballroom.

27 Sand Bar Ln #26

Sold price: $540,000
Date Sold: April 23, 2015
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,115-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $131
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

2152 Burns St

Sold price: $520,000
Date Sold: April 14, 2015
Size: 4-bed, 5-bath, 5,861-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $88
The skinny: Built in 1916, the abode was renovated in 2010, while maintaining historic details. When this listing landed on the market in December 2014, it was asking $575,000 before it got a price chop to $520,000.

3100 Woodward Ave

Sold price: $480,000
Date Sold: March 4, 2015
Size: 1-bed, 2-bath, 1,528-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $314
The skinny: This penthouse offers an open floor plan and Art Deco architectural elements throughout. There is also a private 650-square-foot terrace. Unfortunately, only one photo is available on Redfin.

67 Sand Bar Ln #21

Sold price: $463,000
Date Sold: March 2, 2015
Size: ?-bed, 4.5-bath, 7,031-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $66
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

2924 Iroquois Ave

Sold price: $460,000
Date Sold: August 26, 2015
Size: 7-bed, 5-bath, 5,500-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $84
The skinny: In 1916, Oscar C. Cotteslben designed this abode for a prominent jeweler, called John Kay, whose firm eventually eventually became Wright-Kay Jewelers. While historic, this property has been restored with a "newer roof," upgraded plumbing and electrical, and a new driveway with an electronic gate.

51 Sand Bar Ln #23

Sold price: $425,000
Date Sold: April 17, 2015
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,480-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $122
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.

2554 John R St #5

Sold price: $415,000
Date Sold: May 9, 2015
Size: ?-bed, 2.5-bath, 2,822-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $147
The skinny: Before May 9, 2015, this listing was last sold for $155,100 in September 29, 2011.

1135 Shelby ST Unit 32260

Sold price: $410,000
Date Sold: February 25, 2015
Size: ?-bed, 2-bath, 1,407-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $291
The skinny: Unfortunately, no photos or details could be found on this listing.