Posts Tagged ‘Houses’

Detroit house is yours for $1

August 14, 2008

The After…err…Rebirth of Detroit continues. For more than my Speedway coffee this morning, I could own this house. Well, this shell I should say. Everything of worth has been stripped out. Oh, also, I’d have to pay almost $4,000 in back taxes. Houses around the fine metropolitan area of Detroit can be bought for a few hundred dollars.

“My 14-year-old son could buy a block of Detroit property,” said Ann Laciura, senior servicing specialist for the Bearing Group.

With a mayor that’s going to trial for both felony perjury and assault on a police officer AND competitive real estate prices, who wouldn’t want to live in Detroit?

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Photo of houses swept away down Cedar River, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

June 16, 2008

Buildings and debris are seen floating in the Cedar River against a railroad bridge Saturday, June 14, 2008, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Days after it rose out of its banks on its way to record flooding in Cedar Rapids, the Cedar River has forced at least 24,000 people from their homes, emergency officials said Saturday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Detroit Houses Cheaper than Cars–UAW labels all houses as “scabs” and automatically demands a pay raise.

June 3, 2008

Cheap houses and unlicensed handguns at record levels in Detroit. Thanks to our friends at Students for a Free Economy (SFE) who not only provided the link, but also wrote the best headline. “Homeless and living in your car? Cheaper alternatives are here!”

Let’s hope that Jennifer Granholm and the state Dems can tax us out of this.

If only there was a solution for both of these problems…..