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Abandoned Shelter of the Week

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Considering all the doom going down in the world this week, the abandoned structure squad (known far and wide as ASS or, occasionally, known far as wide-ASS) thought we’d give y’all a break this week and offer up a hot tip to any prospective homeowner willing to put in a little sweat equity. This dwelling at 14874 Rockdale was seized by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office and is now up for bid online (along with several other abodes) at www.waynecounty.com/property/default.htm. This cozy little bungalow features hardwood floors in the living and dining rooms, and a bath with — hold on to your hats here — all the fixtures in place! Current high bid is $1,800. There’s also a little matter of some back taxes that need to be cleared up before you can move in and set to painting and fixing a leak or two (or three) in the roof.

Text by editorial intern: Curt Guyette
Photo: Wayne County

Editor’s note: If you know of an abandoned home you would like to see featured in this spot, send a photo and pertinent information to News Hits, c/o Metro Times, 733 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48226 (or e-mail newshits@metrotimes.com).

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