Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Detroit homes

  • Detroit area helps lead US housing recovery

    In the first nine months of the year, Detroit was the second-hottest housing market in the nation, according to Case-Shiller data that cover about half of the homes in the U.S. The Metro area has seen 13.3-percent price growth through September, behind ...

  • Mich. Senate passes transit bills, fee on car registrations to fund plan

    Doug Geiss, D-Taylor, plans to introduce an amendment in the House requiring that the other Wayne County appointee live in the suburbs to ensure Detroit doesn't get three voting members. "I want a guarantee that our representation doesn't go down to ...

  • Brewster Douglass Projects, Vacant Detroit Housing Complex, Awarded $6.5 ...

    The first public housing for African-Americans when the original Brewster Homes opened in 1935, the projects were recently the subject of a short documentary by Detroit filmmaker Oren Goldenberg. The film shined a light on those who still live there as ...

  • Home Sweet Shipping Container: Detroit Housing Project

    The first U.S. multi-family condo built of used shipping containers is slated to break ground in Detroit early next year. Strong, durable and portable, shipping containers stack easily and link together like Legos.

  • Businessman seeks to renovate Detroit

    (CBS News) DETROIT - Detroit has lost a quarter of its population over the past decade, creating a landscape littered with abandoned homes and vacant land. But one local businessman has an unconventional plan for turning things around: In what used to ...

  • Detroit homes still selling for $1

    For those who were worried about being priced out of buying a home, look no further than Detroit, where eighteen homes are listed for $100 or less, and nine listed for one dollar. According to the website, eighteen homes in Detroit are ...

  • Former Detroit Tigers first baseman Gail Harris dies in Virginia at 81

    In this March 5, 1956, file photo, former Detroit Tigers first baseman Gail Harris is shown during spring training baseball in Phoenix.

  • 2 early morning Detroit fires kill 3 people

    Detroit fire officials found the husband and wife in separate parts of the home on the 20000 block of Rutherford; one of them was in a hallway, the other in a bathroom, officials said.

  • Metro Detroit marks 24 months of foreclosure declines

    "With fewer foreclosed homes on the market, Detroit house prices will likely continue to increase," Comerica Bank Chief Economist Robert Dye said in an email.

  • Last NY Giant to hit home run dies at Gainesville home

    Harris died at his Gainesville home on Nov. 14, according to Pierce Funeral Homes. He was 81. The final home run before the Giants moved to San Francisco in 1957 came against Pittsburgh.

  • Squatter roils Detroit neighborhood as activists call for housing reform

    DETROIT, MI - Detroit's tense, complicated relationships between houses, the homeless, foreclosures, and neighborhoods crashed together in East English Village Thursday as advocates rallied to prevent a squatter from being evicted.

  • Container city: Freight container condos coming to Detroit

    Construction on Exceptional Green Living at Rosa Parks, the country's first multifamily housing project to be built from used shipping containers, is due to commence early next year in Detroit. Mon, Nov 19 2012 at 8:10 PM EST. 4. Some intriguing news ...

  • Detroit Lake burglar makes himself at home

    SALEM - A wheelbarrow-pushing serial burglar has been targeting vacation homes and vacant homes for sale in the Detroit Lake area, deputies said. The burglar is not only breaking into the homes, but in some cases, he's living in them for days at a time ...

  • Thanksgiving at great-great-Grandma's house

    If you had the opportunity to invite your great-great-grandmother over for Thanksgiving dinner, it's likely she would feel right at home with what you bring to the table. Your roast turkey might startle her - turkeys in her day were typically eight to ...

  • Custom Home Health tailors jobs to firm's employees

    That philosophy helped Custom Home Health finish second among small workplaces in the 2012 Top Workplaces survey. The two-year-old home health-care company has 65 employees working from the Detroit area to Lansing, Ann Arbor and Flint.

  • Delmon Young, Former Detroit Tigers Player, Pleads Guilty To Harassment For ...

    This Oct. 24, 2012, photo shows an empty field north of Detroit's downtown. When baseball's World Series returns to Detroit this weekend for Game 3, television viewers will see vibrant crowds and skyline shots of the city. Yet beyond the hot dogs and ...

  • Automakers riding high on a spike in home construction

    DETROIT - Auto companies are betting on a surge in pickup sales now that home building is on the rise. Truck sales rise or fall with home construction, because they're the vehicle of choice for contractors and construction crews. And there are growing ...

  • Homes in Metro Detroit sell faster and for more money in October

    DETROIT, MI - Homes in Metro Detroit sold faster and for more money in October, according to figures released Monday morning by Farmington Hills-based Multiple Listings Service provider Realcomp.

  • Political differences divide some in metro Detroit homes, on social media

    Political differences divide some in metro Detroit homes, on social media. November 5, 2012 |. Comments · Tweet. Email; Print; Share.

  • Recommended: 'Two and a Half Men' star could buy soap, sirloin, homes in Detroit

    Recommended: 'Two and a Half Men' star could buy soap, sirloin, homes in Detroit · Recommended: 'Dancing With the Stars' judges rip Shawn and Derek for breaking rules again · Recommended: Nicki Minaj slams Steven Tyler over 'American Idol' ...

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