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1921 Greek Revival! Manicured grounds with pool! $1.1 Million in Detroit’s Palmer Woods 1921 Greek Revival! Manicured grounds with pool! $1.1 Million in Detroit’s Palmer Woods

Live in bliss in this grand 5 bedroom 3.2 bathroom home nestled in sought-after Palmer Woods. The magnificent 1921 Greek Revival home rests on generous grounds in a beautif...

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Detroit House Hunting: Attractive Green Acres bungalow Detroit House Hunting: Attractive Green Acres bungalow

A snazzy bungalow in the historic Green Acres neighborhood just went on the market. What they're saying: Houses like this don't go up for sale in Green Acres often, listin...

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6 bright homes with greenhouses 6 bright homes with greenhouses

The 1915 Italianate estate known as the Benjamin Siegel House added its aluminum-framed greenhouse with herringbone-brick floors in 2022. The ornate seven-bedroom main home...

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Retired Detroit Opera CEO selling Palmer Woods home once owned by Mayor Mike Duggan Retired Detroit Opera CEO selling Palmer Woods home once owned by Mayor Mike Duggan

'Situated on nearly two-thirds of an acre in Detroit’s tony Palmer Woods neighborhood, a century-old Greek Revival mansion once owned by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is on the...

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Greek Revival mansion in Detroit’s Palmer Woods on sale for $1.1 million Greek Revival mansion in Detroit’s Palmer Woods on sale for $1.1 million

This 1921 Greek Revival home in Detroit, set to go on sale March 1, exudes charm and powerful energy. Placed on spacious grounds surrounded by manicured gardens and trees, ...

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Boston-Edison mansion designed by Albert Kahn lists for $2.5M Boston-Edison mansion designed by Albert Kahn lists for $2.5M

A historic Detroit mansion hits the market today at an asking price of $2.5 million, among the most expensive listings in the city.

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117-year-old home hits market in Detroit neighborhood where prices are spiking 117-year-old home hits market in Detroit neighborhood where prices are spiking

Austin Black II, an associate broker with @properties Christie's International Real Estate, said Woodbridge's proximity to downtown and its mix of housing stock make it des...

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Updated Sherwood Forest house, once home to infamous Detroit heroin dealer, quickly sells for over asking price Updated Sherwood Forest house, once home to infamous Detroit heroin dealer, quickly sells fo...

Homes in the Detroit neighborhood of Sherwood Forest continue to be in demand. Case-in-point: The relatively quick sale for over asking price of the former "heroin house" ...

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In Sherwood Forest, freshened-up former 'heroin house' is ready for entertaining In Sherwood Forest, freshened-up former 'heroin house' is ready for entertaining

Once home to an alleged Detroit heroin dealer, the residence at 19691 Shrewsbury Road in the city's desirable northwest Sherwood Forest neighborhood has been through some c...

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Detroit rehabbed more homes than it demolished in 2022 Detroit rehabbed more homes than it demolished in 2022

A sharp increase in the number of houses the Detroit Land Bank Authority sold beginning in 2020 helped fuel a shift in the city's residential real estate ecosystem.

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Detroit's hottest residential neighborhoods in 2023, according to Realtors Detroit's hottest residential neighborhoods in 2023, according to Realtors

Real estate agents in Detroit say due to low inventory, move-in ready houses near the city’s historic neighborhoods and thriving commercial corridors are still a hot buy.

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As metro Detroit housing market becomes ‘less urgent,’ buyers are learning to pick and choose As metro Detroit housing market becomes ‘less urgent,’ buyers are learning to pick and choose

"In order to sell and sell quickly, he said, homes need to be "in tip-top shape."

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Historic Detroit-area mansions see price cuts after months on the market Historic Detroit-area mansions see price cuts after months on the market

"The grand, historic homes are often harder to sell, said Austin Black II, an associate broker with @properties Christie's International Real Estate. Even those in good sha...

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Median Detroit home prices hit $100,000, highest value ever Median Detroit home prices hit $100,000, highest value ever

The median sales price for a home in the city of Detroit topped $100,000 in June, the first time values have been that high, according to multiple listing service data.

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Broker Austin Black II's City Living Detroit joining @properties Broker Austin Black II's City Living Detroit joining @properties

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate is proud to announce its partnership with Metro-Detroit’s top city and suburban Associate Broker Austin Black II of City Li...

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Rehabbed & Ready program to expand into more Detroit neighborhoods Rehabbed & Ready program to expand into more Detroit neighborhoods

In the Bagley neighborhood, where Rehabbed & Ready has had some of its greatest success, the program helped stabilize values that have since skyrocketed, said Austin Black ...

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Spring homebuying season already a 'frenzy' in metro Detroit Spring homebuying season already a 'frenzy' in metro Detroit

"We're really dealing with a scarcity of available homes," Black said. "As long as inventory is low, we're going to have a lot of buyers competing for a small number of pro...

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$675,000 Homes in Michigan, Florida and Idaho

A three-bedroom co-op in a Mies van der Rohe-designed building in Detroit, an 1874 Victorian in Bradenton and a 1990 ranch house near Sun Valley.

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More million-dollar condos are selling in metro Detroit. Here's why More million-dollar condos are selling in metro Detroit. Here's why

The jump in sales of high-priced homes also affected the condo market, where at least eight Detroit units sold for more than $1 million. That's by far the highest number i...

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6 dazzling homes built in the 1920s 6 dazzling homes built in the 1920s

Business mogul Charles Van Dusen was the original owner of this 1922 Gothic Revival. The seven-bedroom house features the original slate roof, receiving hall with Pewabic t...

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Saint Charles Terraces in Islandview latest condo development to become apartments Saint Charles Terraces in Islandview latest condo development to become apartments

The latest phase of an Islandview condo project is being converted to apartments, the second such project this year to switch from for-sale to rental.

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Historic Van Dusen mansion in Palmer Woods is back on the market Historic Van Dusen mansion in Palmer Woods is back on the market

The Gothic Revival house at 1830 Balmoral Drive in Detroit is 10,325 square feet, with seven bedrooms and five full and two half bathrooms.

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$1M Detroit condo has 55-foot wall of windows, glass doors, balconies $1M Detroit condo has 55-foot wall of windows, glass doors, balconies

This high-style loft in the Willys Overland Lofts building is for sale at just above $1 million. It is in a showplace Detroit neighborhood with a new glamorous kitchen, a g...

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Zillow – price Cuts, While Rare In This Market, Often Lead to Greater Profit: Zillow Zillow – price Cuts, While Rare In This Market, Often Lead to Greater Profit: Zillow

“There are homes that have been on the market two or three months and in those situations it’s quite obvious that they’re priced too high and they should make a price reduc...

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BUILDING A TEAM-ORIENTED BROKERAGE IN DETROIT BUILDING A TEAM-ORIENTED BROKERAGE IN DETROIT

For Austin Black II, the transition from real estate development to a real estate career was a natural progression. A graduate of Cornell who studied urban planning, Austin...

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Homebuyers Compete to Score in Metro Detroit Residential Real Estate Frenzy Homebuyers Compete to Score in Metro Detroit Residential Real Estate Frenzy

Metro Detroit's spring residential real estate market is coming in like a lion.

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With Nearly a Year's Worth of Supply for Sale, Downtown Detroit's Condo Market Is Oversaturated With Nearly a Year's Worth of Supply for Sale, Downtown Detroit's Condo Market Is Oversaturated

For nearly two years, Detroit has had an excess of condominiums for sale on the market.

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The economy is in distress. But in 2020, Metro Detroit’s housing market took off. The economy is in distress. But in 2020, Metro Detroit’s housing market took off.

With historically low interest rates and inventory, homes sales continue to go up even amidst a pandemic.

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Q&A: City Living Detroit's Austin Black II on Virtual Tours, Open Floor Plans and the State of Home Buying During Covid-19 Q&A: City Living Detroit's Austin Black II on Virtual Tours, Open Floor Plans and the State ...

Austin Black II has seen residential real estate downturns before.

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Gorgeous Midcentury in Palmer Woods Sells for $735k Gorgeous Midcentury in Palmer Woods Sells for $735k

A recent renovation brought back the original, understated look of the 5,000-square-foot home.

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$785K Detroit Home Was Stripped of 'all the Weird Stuff' for Renovation $785K Detroit Home Was Stripped of 'all the Weird Stuff' for Renovation

Detroit’s Palmer Woods was a classic example of midcentury modern architecture.

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Snag This Radiant and Revamped Loft in Detroit for $324K Snag This Radiant and Revamped Loft in Detroit for $324K

Carved out of a 100-year-old building, this airy pad stylishly blends the past and the present.

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Detroit’s most secretive neighborhood a doorway to the Rocket Mortgage tourney Detroit’s most secretive neighborhood a doorway to the Rocket Mortgage tourney

What makes this area even more exciting is its alignment with the Detroit Golf Club.

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Think You'll Buy a Home in Midtown? Here's What You'll Find for Sale Think You'll Buy a Home in Midtown? Here's What You'll Find for Sale

This home in Indian Village is the type of house that many people find compelling in Detroit.

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Developers Break Ground on 70 Single-family Homes in Two Detroit Neighborhoods Developers Break Ground on 70 Single-family Homes in Two Detroit Neighborhoods

The new homes will range between 1,200 to nearly 2,000 square feet, Mays said.

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Detroit's Hottest Residential Markets: Why These 3 Neighborhoods Are Attracting Homebuyers Detroit's Hottest Residential Markets: Why These 3 Neighborhoods Are Attracting Homebuyers

Million dollar condos. More than 1,000 mortgages granted to Detroit homebuyers last year.

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Colorful Corner Loft at Willys Asks $850K Colorful Corner Loft at Willys Asks $850K

Sometimes it seems like a lot of the lofts we see look the same.

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Local Real Estate Expert Austin Black II Trumpets Value in Detroit’s Neighborhoods Local Real Estate Expert Austin Black II Trumpets Value in Detroit’s Neighborhoods

When young couples come to Detroit searching for the perfect Tudor in Green Acres.

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An Hour With Austin Black II An Hour With Austin Black II

Austin Black II returned to Detroit in 2004 to work for a suburban-based developer.

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Absolutely Gorgeous Indian Village Mansion Sells for $662k Absolutely Gorgeous Indian Village Mansion Sells for $662k

As we said in the first story, "Simply, it’s a beautifully restored home in a historic neighborhood."

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Detroit Real Estate Expert Talks Trendy Housing Options Detroit Real Estate Expert Talks Trendy Housing Options

Detroit is experiencing a housing boom right now in trendy spots like Midtown, downtown and Corktown.

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Downtown Detroit Sales Prices Rise to 'insane' Levels Downtown Detroit Sales Prices Rise to 'insane' Levels

The booming market in greater downtown shows that years of efforts at recovery are at least beginning to pay off.

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Demand for Detroit's Old — and Affordable — Mansions Revs Up Demand for Detroit's Old — and Affordable — Mansions Revs Up

Those homes, in Detroit neighborhoods filled with 4,000- to 7,000-square-foot beauties.

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Indian Village Mansion With Good Bones Restored Indian Village Mansion With Good Bones Restored

Built in 1916, the house was designed by William Van Tine, one of the architects who worked on Henry Ford's estate Fair Lane.

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City Living in Detroit City Living in Detroit

The signs of change are everywhere as we drive through the Cass Corridor to the center of the city.

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Detroiters to Atlantic City: Too bad for you Detroiters to Atlantic City: Too bad for you

It didn't take long for Detroiters to come out swinging at Atlantic City's mayor after he took a swipe at the Motor City during his annual city address on the East Coast.

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Detroiters to Atlantic City: Too bad for you

Black said more companies are investing in a city with improved goods and services. "In a lot of the stable and desirable neighborhoods, the issue is not having enough prop...

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Raising Kids in the City of Detroit Raising Kids in the City of Detroit

For all the city's hyperbole and headlines, it's home to thousands of local families. Will parents keep raising kids in Detroit? And will more arrive?

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Rents keep going up in greater downtown Detroit Rents keep going up in greater downtown Detroit

"The rents are going up to the point that many people now renting are converting over to ownership," said Austin Black II, founder and president of City Living Detroit brok...

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Detroit’s Encore Detroit’s Encore

The first thing you learn in Detroit is that you don’t know anything about Detroit. Most Americans—even many Michigan residents—perceive the city as a crime-ridden, crumbli...

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