Renovation Projects

Recent Sales

These classic houses require varying degrees of renovation, some extensive. They are typically sold as-is and often are for sale by owner.

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415 May Street, Gibsonville — contract pending as of January 2, 2018

  • Auction held Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,930 square feet
  • Price/square foot: Not applicable
  • Built in 1880
  • Last sale: $50,000, October 1993
  • Note: No photos of the interior are included in the listing.

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3909 Southeast School Road, Forest Oaks — contract pending as of December 31, 2017

  • $349,900 (originally listed at $449,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,200 square feet, 23.76 acres
  • Price/square foot: $182
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed September 2015
  • Last sale: 1963, price unavailable in online records
  • Notes: Property includes 3-acre pond. Listing: “Existing 4 Bedroom Home Needing Some TLC, Excellent Income Property Or Remodel Project”

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909 N. Elm Street
The Frank Leak House
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  • $295,000 (originally listed at $330,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,790 square feet, 0.43 acre
  • Built in 1914
  • Listed September 1, 2017
  • Last sale: $233,000, February 2017
  • Note: The Leak House is being sold by the Preservation Greensboro Development Fund for a total rehabilitation. Click here for details on the rehabilitation agreement, preservation easement and application process. Contact Preservation Greensboro for details, 336-272-5003.

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909 Fairmont Street — contract pending as of January 4, 2018

  • $215,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,104 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $102
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed January 2, 2018
  • Last sale: 1969, no price listed in online records
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood
  • Listing: “This home needs updating and is priced accordingly.” No photos of interior included in listing.

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706 Walker Avenue — contract pending as of January 12, 2018

  • $159,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,992 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $85
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed September 24, 2017
  • Last sale: 1974, price not available in online records
  • Now divided into two apartments, the house could be returned to a single-unit, owner-occupied home.

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8425 W. Harrell Road, Oak Ridge

  • $149,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,496 square feet, 2.33 acres
  • Price/square foot: $100
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed September 6, 2017
  • Last sale: 1949, no price available in online records
  • Not owner occupied. Listing: “… maybe a rehab project or full tear down, will need new well and septic.” Listing includes no pictures of interior.

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306 Beech Street

  • $71,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,327 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $31
  • Built in 1933
  • Listed June 2015
  • Last sale: $65,000, August 1995
  • Neighborhood: Cumberland
  • Note: Currently a rental. Listing: “Needs remodeling…”

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2640 Kivett Drive — contract pending as of January 11, 2018

  • $57,000 (originally listed at $69,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,315 square feet, 1.0 acre
  • Price/square foot: $47
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed September 19, 2017
  • Last sale: 1960, no price available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Groometown Road
  • Listing: “Lots of potential. Live in home and upgrade.” No pictures of interior are included in the listing.

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318 N. Regan Street

  • $45,000 (originally listed at $55,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,127 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $49
  • Built in 1908
  • Listed November 29, 2017
  • Last sale: $36,500, September 1991
  • Neighborhood: Cumberland
  • Note: Rental. Listing says “home needs some work.” It’s been a student rental for more than 25 years, owned by an out-of-state company, and no interior photos are included with the listing, so “some” is probably putting it mildly.

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3341 Wall Road

  • $49,900
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 720 square feet, 3.96 acres
  • Price/square foot: $69
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed June 26, 2017
  • Last sale: $51,000, June 2011
  • Listing: “Diamond in the rough … needs lots of TLC.”

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3703 Oak Grove Avenue

  • $49,490 (originally listed at $57,500)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,359 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $36
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed November 6, 2017
  • Last sale: $43,000, July 1996
  • Neighborhood: Bessemer Park
  • Foreclosure. Though the listing doesn’t say it, the pictures and the price suggest at least a moderate amount of work needs to be done on this one.

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515 Whitsett Avenue, Gibsonville

  • $39,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,166 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $33
  • Built in 1902
  • Listed February 9, 2017
  • Last sale: $31,000, December 1985
  • Note: “Home needs work. … New plumbing in 2015.” No interior photos included in listing.

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1701 Ball Street

  • $27,900
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 988 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $28
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed November 21, 2017
  • Last sale: $17,000, June 2012
  • Neighborhood: Edgeville
  • Listing: “Home being sold as is where is with no warranties.”

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802 Macon Street

  • $25,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,116 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $22
  • Built in 1926
  • Listed September 8, 2017
  • Last sale: 1955, no price available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Note: Estate sale. No photos included in listing.