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Old 11-24-2018, 05:57 PM   #1
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Aretha Franklin's Mansion Sold

And I thought real estate in CNY was cheap.
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Old 11-24-2018, 06:59 PM   #2
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Here’s another house just a few mikes away and a world apart:

The area where Aretha Franklin’s house was is an island in the middle of a very bad section of Detroit. The neighborhood is historic, but leave the neighborhood and it’s another world. Also, that is a 1920’s area house. If it hasn’t been very well maintained, you’re looking at big money to have it rehabilitated.
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I used to live near there when I stayed at U of Detroit for an intern job in the 70ís. Even then those neighborhoods were like protected islands trying to maintain their dignity. Imagine trying to heat one those places.
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