East and South Greensboro

Updated April 15, 2021

The Asheboro Community, Cumberland, Glenwood, Nocho Park, Piedmont Heights and Rankin, among other neighborhoods, were initially built out in the early decades of the 20th century and still contain many older homes.

Recent Sales

1008 Haywood Street
listing withdrawn March 4 to December 30, 2018
listing withdrawn November 5, 2019; relisted March 13, 2020 (at $189,000)

  • $219,999 (originally $499,000, last listed price was $309,998)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,604 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $137
  • Built in 1905
  • Listed November 25, 2017
  • Last sale: $65,000, November 1998
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • Zillow listing says the house is 1,804 square feet; county tax records say 1,604.
    • Even reduced by almost 60 percent from the original price, it’s still priced far higher that what you would expect to pay for a house in Glenwood that needs work.
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4201 Pineneedle Drive
Blog post — Two Classic Greensboro Houses and Their Spacious Lots May Be Too Much for Developers to Resist
under contract, September 11-September 30, 2019
under contract, October 2-November 15, 2019
under contract February 21-April 15, 2020
under contract November 1-9, 2020
listing withdrawn December 23, 2020
relisted December 30, 2020

  • $169,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,416 square feet, 3.76 acres
  • Price/square foot: $120
  • Built in 1903
  • Listed August 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $5,500, December 1982
  • Neighborhood: Summit Hills
  • Note: The Zillow listing now says, “This is a 1000 square foot, 2 bedroom, vacant land home” … whatever that means.
    • The listing originally said, “House is sold AS IS and will not qualify for FHA/Va loans.”
    • No heating or cooling systems
    • No photos or description of the interior
    • The property appears to be priced for development, as $120/square foot is a very high price for a house in this condition, even with the acreage. The listing originally said, “Would be a great property to develop.”

1010 Benbow Road
The Ernest and Blanche Raiford House
contract pending February 23-25, 2021
contract pending March 14-29, 2021
contract pending April 6, 2021

  • $155,900 (originally $167,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,441 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $108
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed February 19, 2021
  • Last sale: $67,500, October 2020
  • Neighborhood: Nocho Park
  • Note: Ernest and Blanche Raiford bought the house in January 1934. They and their heirs owned it until 2020. Ernest was a teacher at Dudley High School.

802 Douglas Street
The Eula Chandler House
contract pending December 22, 2020

  • $149,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,160 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $69
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed December 16, 2020
  • Last sale: $129,000, July 2009
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Note: The first owner of the house was Mrs. Eula M. Chandler, a widow with 10 children. Five of her children would have been adults by 1928, when she bought the house.
    • Eula died in 1931, and the house passed through a couple of owners before it was bought in 1939 by one of her sons, William Clark Chandler, and his wife, Alice. He was a bus driver for Duke Power Company (which operated Greensboro’s buses). He owned the house until 1945.
    • Other previous owners of the house include Sally Ida Jones, a teacher at Lincoln Street Junior High School, 1945-72, and Reid Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 1972-79.

404 E. Whittington Street
contract pending March 15, 2021

  • $135,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,134 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $119
  • Built in 1918
  • Listed March 14, 2021
  • Last sale: $65,000, August 2016
  • Neighborhood: Arlington Park

1104 Elwell Avenue
contract pending March 16, 2021

  • $130,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,365 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $95
  • Built in 1926
  • Listed March 10, 2021
  • Last sale: $
  • Neighborhood: Glendale Hills
  • Note: Rental property

925 Sevier Street
contract pending March 14, 2021

  • $119,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,469 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $81
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed March 12, 2021
  • Last sale: $86,000, December 2005
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Note: Rental property
    • Vinyl siding

724 Julian Street
contract pending April 15, 2021

  • $92,000 (originally $110,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,642 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $56
  • Built in 1916
  • Listed April 9, 2021
  • Last sale: $3,252, June 1967
  • Neighborhood: Nocho Park
  • Note: A rental property owned for the last 54 years by the well-known Agapion family.

446 Gorrell Street
contract pending April 14, 2021

  • $75,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,292 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $58
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed April 6, 2021
  • Last sale: $35,000, April 2014
  • Note: No central air conditioning
    • Listing: “… many vintage features remain” but it has vinyl siding and deck boards for the front porch floor.

405 Law Street
contract pending April 15, 2021

  • $65,000 (originally $95,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,186 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $55
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed January 26, 2021
  • Last sale: $5,000, February 1974
  • Neighborhood: Nocho Park
  • Listing: “There is a currently a City of Greensboro Housing Case on this property …” Click here for details as of April 13, 2021. Building code violations stay with the property — a buyer of the house would be responsible for any repairs that hadn’t been made when the sale closes.