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The 10 Best Homes $500,000 Can Buy You in Detroit

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You might be surprised by just how varied your options for a home might be for one single price point. Below, Curbed maps 10 listings currently on the market that range from $400,000 to $500,000. These abodes vary from a six-bedroom single-family home with original 1920 details to a two-bedroom condo located in a converted firehouse. Want Curbed to search through listings in another price range? Let us know in the comments.


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1. 300 Riverfront Dr Unit 6A-6D

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300 Riverfront Dr
Detroit, MI 48226

Asking price: $499,900
Size: 3-bed, 3-bath, 1,850-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $270
The skinny: This riverfront condo offers a spacious open floor plan and a top-of-the-line kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite countertops, an island, and a breakfast bar. Other highlights include a library with a built-in office area and amenities like a health spa, pool, and gym.

2. 190 Keelson Dr

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190 Keelson Dr
Detroit, MI 48215

Asking price: $489,000
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,441-square-foot detached condo
Price per square foot: $142
The skinny: This listing was last sold in June of this year for $490,341. It's now back on the market and has experienced a few price chops, from $540,000 to the current $489,000. The condo complex provides a pool and cabana as well as a private gated community.

3. 17181 Pontchartrain Blvd

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17181 Pontchartrain Blvd
Detroit, MI 48203

Asking price: $485,000
Size: 5-bed, 3.5-bath, 4,500-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $108
The skinny: Adjacent to the private Detroit Golf Club of 1899, this single-family home offers highlights like custom flooring, private in-law quarters, and high arched ceilings.

4. 18970 Fairway Dr

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18970 Fairway Dr
Detroit, MI 48221

Asking price: $465,000
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,800-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $122
The skinny: Some of the highlights of this listing include its circular driveway, two-car garage, and finished basement. The listing indicates that there are no showings until further notice, and unfortunately, the listing only offers photos of the abode's facade.

5. 1135 Shelby St #2403

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1135 Shelby St
Detroit, MI 48226

Asking price: $465,000
Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,250-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $372
The skinny: At The Westin Book Cadillac, this two-bedroom condo is being sold as is. Amenities include a fitness center and a business center.

6. 31 Adelaide St

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31 Adelaide St
Detroit, MI 48201

Asking price: $459,000
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 2,021-square-foot townhome condo
Price per square foot: $227
The skinny: Inside, you can find a full family room, 12-foot-high ceilings, new carpeting and painting, and multiple fireplaces. There are also two balconies.

7. 19325 Berkeley Rd

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19325 Berkeley Rd
Detroit, MI 48221

Asking price: $450,000
Size: 6-bed, 4-bath, 3,769-square-foot single-family
Price per square foot: $119
The skinny: This listing is located in the Sherwood Forest neighborhood. It offers chandeliers, a finished basement, and an all-brick two-car garage.

8. 3434 Russell St #107

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3434 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207

Asking price: $449,000
Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,780-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $252
The skinny: This loft is located in a 1917-built converted firehouse. With this, the condo features stained concrete floors, concrete ceilings, exposed brick walls, and "warehouse-style" windows. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances.

9. 19485 Suffolk Dr

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19485 Suffolk Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

Asking price: $425,000
Size: 6-bed, 5-bath, 6,315-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $67
The skinny: This stately Tudor is located in the Palmer Woods community and offers original 1920 details like a large marble foyer and ornate plaster details.

10. 444 W Willis St #315

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444 W Willis St
Detroit, MI 48201

Asking price: $401,000
Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,383-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $290
The skinny: This swanky condo features soaring ceilings, a balcony, exposed brick, and a close location to Midtown. The photos in the listing page are not from the actual unit, but from finished occupied units.

1. 300 Riverfront Dr Unit 6A-6D

300 Riverfront Dr, Detroit, MI 48226

Asking price: $499,900
Size: 3-bed, 3-bath, 1,850-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $270
The skinny: This riverfront condo offers a spacious open floor plan and a top-of-the-line kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite countertops, an island, and a breakfast bar. Other highlights include a library with a built-in office area and amenities like a health spa, pool, and gym.

300 Riverfront Dr
Detroit, MI 48226

2. 190 Keelson Dr

190 Keelson Dr, Detroit, MI 48215

Asking price: $489,000
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,441-square-foot detached condo
Price per square foot: $142
The skinny: This listing was last sold in June of this year for $490,341. It's now back on the market and has experienced a few price chops, from $540,000 to the current $489,000. The condo complex provides a pool and cabana as well as a private gated community.

190 Keelson Dr
Detroit, MI 48215

3. 17181 Pontchartrain Blvd

17181 Pontchartrain Blvd, Detroit, MI 48203

Asking price: $485,000
Size: 5-bed, 3.5-bath, 4,500-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $108
The skinny: Adjacent to the private Detroit Golf Club of 1899, this single-family home offers highlights like custom flooring, private in-law quarters, and high arched ceilings.

17181 Pontchartrain Blvd
Detroit, MI 48203

4. 18970 Fairway Dr

18970 Fairway Dr, Detroit, MI 48221

Asking price: $465,000
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,800-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $122
The skinny: Some of the highlights of this listing include its circular driveway, two-car garage, and finished basement. The listing indicates that there are no showings until further notice, and unfortunately, the listing only offers photos of the abode's facade.

18970 Fairway Dr
Detroit, MI 48221

5. 1135 Shelby St #2403

1135 Shelby St, Detroit, MI 48226

Asking price: $465,000
Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,250-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $372
The skinny: At The Westin Book Cadillac, this two-bedroom condo is being sold as is. Amenities include a fitness center and a business center.

1135 Shelby St
Detroit, MI 48226

6. 31 Adelaide St

31 Adelaide St, Detroit, MI 48201

Asking price: $459,000
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 2,021-square-foot townhome condo
Price per square foot: $227
The skinny: Inside, you can find a full family room, 12-foot-high ceilings, new carpeting and painting, and multiple fireplaces. There are also two balconies.

31 Adelaide St
Detroit, MI 48201

7. 19325 Berkeley Rd

19325 Berkeley Rd, Detroit, MI 48221

Asking price: $450,000
Size: 6-bed, 4-bath, 3,769-square-foot single-family
Price per square foot: $119
The skinny: This listing is located in the Sherwood Forest neighborhood. It offers chandeliers, a finished basement, and an all-brick two-car garage.

19325 Berkeley Rd
Detroit, MI 48221

8. 3434 Russell St #107

3434 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207

Asking price: $449,000
Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,780-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $252
The skinny: This loft is located in a 1917-built converted firehouse. With this, the condo features stained concrete floors, concrete ceilings, exposed brick walls, and "warehouse-style" windows. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances.

3434 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207

9. 19485 Suffolk Dr

19485 Suffolk Dr, Detroit, MI 48203

Asking price: $425,000
Size: 6-bed, 5-bath, 6,315-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $67
The skinny: This stately Tudor is located in the Palmer Woods community and offers original 1920 details like a large marble foyer and ornate plaster details.

19485 Suffolk Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

10. 444 W Willis St #315

444 W Willis St, Detroit, MI 48201

Asking price: $401,000
Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,383-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $290
The skinny: This swanky condo features soaring ceilings, a balcony, exposed brick, and a close location to Midtown. The photos in the listing page are not from the actual unit, but from finished occupied units.

444 W Willis St
Detroit, MI 48201