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The Most Expensive Home Sales in Detroit This Year

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We've rounded up the 15 most expensive home sales we've seen in Detroit during 2016. Big mansions did well this year, especially in Indian Village in the second half of the year. We also saw the sale of the Inn at 97 Winder, which had been on the market for years. At $2,400,000, it's the highest sale of the year. But second place was a surprise -- an unfinished Book Cadillac condo which, when it's finished, should be pretty spectacular. It sold for $1.2M.

There are still plenty of million dollar listings on the market in Detroit. The Motown Mansion in Boston Edison is still for sale for $1.6M. A pair of condos in the Book Cadillac are listed for $1.16M and $1.6M. And we recently saw the listing for a massive property in Corktown, with one big loft space and three additional rental units. The price on that one? $1.8M.

Did we miss something? We're sure you'll let us know in the comments.

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1. Inn at 97 Winder

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97 Winder St
Detroit, MI 48201

$2,400,000Sure, this is a bed & breakfast, but it was up for sale just like any other house, and it was in it for the long haul. This massive Brush Park Victorian mansion, with 11 bedrooms and 11,000 square feet. It was on the market for years, and recently sold to a new owner for $2.4 million. Will it remain a B&B? Our sources say yes.

2. Unfinished Book Cadillac Condo

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1114 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 442-1600
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$1,200,000 It takes true vision for this one. This 4,500-square-foot, three story condo atop the Book Cadillac is unfinished, so the new owner can do whatever she wants with the space. We'll definitely be checking back when its finished, as it should be the most stunning condo in the city.

3. Albert Kahn-designed Indian Village Mansion

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1453 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

$850,000 This massive 9,290-square-foot mansion in Indian Village didn't last long on the market. It listed in June and sold after 11 days. Our readers weren't entirely crazy about the interior design, but in the end it didn't matter. It listed for $890K and sold for $850K.

4. Indian Village Renovated Mansion

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1073 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

$815,000 This house was listed so fast we didn't get a chance to post it. It also didn't have any pictures with it. But those in the neighborhood know that a lot of work had been done to it for a while, and a buyer must have been in mind.

5. Palmer Woods Tudor

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19425 Gloucester Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

$725,000This Palmer Woods mansion garnered praise from our readers. It hit the market for $765,000 last October and after 174 days on the market, sold for $725,000.

6. Palmer Woods Fisher Mansion

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1470 Balmoral Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

$650,000This 6,000+square-foot mansion in Palmer Woods didn't list any interior pics (boo!) but the grounds look pretty impressive. It listed at $778,000 and sold a few months later for $650,000.

7. Indian Village Stunner

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776 Seminole St
Detroit, MI 48214

$662,000 This house was just gorgeous, and didn't last long. This Indian Village mansion is about 6,000 square feet and beautifully maintained, with exceptional woodwork throughout. It listed for $675,000 and sold fairly quickly at $662.000.

8. Indian Village Mansion

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2501 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

$660,000 This 7,300-square-foot mansion in Indian Village was on the market for quite a while, finding a new owner this spring. It was designed by Leonard B. Willeke for Josephine Clay, who was the sister of Edsel Ford's wife, Eleanor. It had originally listed for $744,500, and includes an extra lot that goes all the way back to Seminole.

9. Indian Village Tudor

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1039 Seminole St
Detroit, MI 48214

$650,000We featured this stunning Indian Village tudor in February, and it had offers right away. According to Realtor.com, the house which listed at $663,000, sold for $650,000 in April. It's 6,800 square feet and has extraordinary woodwork.

10. Million Dollar Sixth Street Loft

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1535 Sixth St #5
Detroit, MI 48226

$633,000 This loft went through some big price jumps. It listed for sale in October 2015 for $1.4M, then cut its price a couple times, eventually selling for $633,000. It's 6,000 square feet with a master suite and junior suite and so much light through those windows.

11. Sixth Street Loft

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1535 Sixth St
Detroit, MI 48226

$625,000This Sixth Street Loft stood out from the rest with a gallery-like feel to this enormous 5,700-square-foot space. It sold for $625,000 after listing for $700,000.

12. Indian Village Nine-Bedroom Mansion

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1470 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

$617,500 This Indian Village mansion has also seen a lot of price changes in the past, selling for $275,000 five years ago and listing for $649,900 this year. It has nine bedrooms and five fireplaces. It found a new owner for $617,500.

13. Totally 90s Palmer Woods Mansion

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19469 Lowell Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

$615,000 This mansion is really something else. High ceilings, newer finishes, an expansive basement. We've seen it list a few times, and this spring it was listing for $675,000. It sold in October for $615,000.

14. Sand Bar Lane McMansion

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Sand Bar Ln
Detroit, MI 48214

$580,000We couldn't get through this without an entry from the bizarre gated community of Sand Bar Lane, which has plenty of big McMansions for sale. This one came in at 5,180 square feet, with five bedrooms, a lot of bathrooms, and probably not many neighbors since there are so many of these for sale over there.

15. Westin Book Cadillac Condo

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1135 Shelby St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 442-1612
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$575,000 This two-bedroom, two-bath 28th floor Book Cadillac condo sold for $450 per square foot. Whoa! Views and location are quite the selling point.

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1. Inn at 97 Winder

97 Winder St, Detroit, MI 48201

$2,400,000Sure, this is a bed & breakfast, but it was up for sale just like any other house, and it was in it for the long haul. This massive Brush Park Victorian mansion, with 11 bedrooms and 11,000 square feet. It was on the market for years, and recently sold to a new owner for $2.4 million. Will it remain a B&B? Our sources say yes.

97 Winder St
Detroit, MI 48201

2. Unfinished Book Cadillac Condo

1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

$1,200,000 It takes true vision for this one. This 4,500-square-foot, three story condo atop the Book Cadillac is unfinished, so the new owner can do whatever she wants with the space. We'll definitely be checking back when its finished, as it should be the most stunning condo in the city.

1114 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

3. Albert Kahn-designed Indian Village Mansion

1453 Iroquois Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

$850,000 This massive 9,290-square-foot mansion in Indian Village didn't last long on the market. It listed in June and sold after 11 days. Our readers weren't entirely crazy about the interior design, but in the end it didn't matter. It listed for $890K and sold for $850K.

1453 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

4. Indian Village Renovated Mansion

1073 Iroquois Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

$815,000 This house was listed so fast we didn't get a chance to post it. It also didn't have any pictures with it. But those in the neighborhood know that a lot of work had been done to it for a while, and a buyer must have been in mind.

1073 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

5. Palmer Woods Tudor

19425 Gloucester Dr, Detroit, MI 48203

$725,000This Palmer Woods mansion garnered praise from our readers. It hit the market for $765,000 last October and after 174 days on the market, sold for $725,000.

19425 Gloucester Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

6. Palmer Woods Fisher Mansion

1470 Balmoral Dr, Detroit, MI 48203

$650,000This 6,000+square-foot mansion in Palmer Woods didn't list any interior pics (boo!) but the grounds look pretty impressive. It listed at $778,000 and sold a few months later for $650,000.

1470 Balmoral Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

7. Indian Village Stunner

776 Seminole St, Detroit, MI 48214

$662,000 This house was just gorgeous, and didn't last long. This Indian Village mansion is about 6,000 square feet and beautifully maintained, with exceptional woodwork throughout. It listed for $675,000 and sold fairly quickly at $662.000.

776 Seminole St
Detroit, MI 48214

8. Indian Village Mansion

2501 Iroquois Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

$660,000 This 7,300-square-foot mansion in Indian Village was on the market for quite a while, finding a new owner this spring. It was designed by Leonard B. Willeke for Josephine Clay, who was the sister of Edsel Ford's wife, Eleanor. It had originally listed for $744,500, and includes an extra lot that goes all the way back to Seminole.

2501 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

9. Indian Village Tudor

1039 Seminole St, Detroit, MI 48214

$650,000We featured this stunning Indian Village tudor in February, and it had offers right away. According to Realtor.com, the house which listed at $663,000, sold for $650,000 in April. It's 6,800 square feet and has extraordinary woodwork.

1039 Seminole St
Detroit, MI 48214

10. Million Dollar Sixth Street Loft

1535 Sixth St #5, Detroit, MI 48226

$633,000 This loft went through some big price jumps. It listed for sale in October 2015 for $1.4M, then cut its price a couple times, eventually selling for $633,000. It's 6,000 square feet with a master suite and junior suite and so much light through those windows.

1535 Sixth St #5
Detroit, MI 48226

11. Sixth Street Loft

1535 Sixth St, Detroit, MI 48226

$625,000This Sixth Street Loft stood out from the rest with a gallery-like feel to this enormous 5,700-square-foot space. It sold for $625,000 after listing for $700,000.

1535 Sixth St
Detroit, MI 48226

12. Indian Village Nine-Bedroom Mansion

1470 Iroquois Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

$617,500 This Indian Village mansion has also seen a lot of price changes in the past, selling for $275,000 five years ago and listing for $649,900 this year. It has nine bedrooms and five fireplaces. It found a new owner for $617,500.

1470 Iroquois Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

13. Totally 90s Palmer Woods Mansion

19469 Lowell Dr, Detroit, MI 48203

$615,000 This mansion is really something else. High ceilings, newer finishes, an expansive basement. We've seen it list a few times, and this spring it was listing for $675,000. It sold in October for $615,000.

19469 Lowell Dr
Detroit, MI 48203

14. Sand Bar Lane McMansion

Sand Bar Ln, Detroit, MI 48214

$580,000We couldn't get through this without an entry from the bizarre gated community of Sand Bar Lane, which has plenty of big McMansions for sale. This one came in at 5,180 square feet, with five bedrooms, a lot of bathrooms, and probably not many neighbors since there are so many of these for sale over there.

Sand Bar Ln
Detroit, MI 48214

15. Westin Book Cadillac Condo

1135 Shelby St, Detroit, MI 48226

$575,000 This two-bedroom, two-bath 28th floor Book Cadillac condo sold for $450 per square foot. Whoa! Views and location are quite the selling point.

1135 Shelby St
Detroit, MI 48226