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Have you ever wanted a renovation project that will really let you show what you can do? These classic houses require varying degrees of renovation, some extensive.

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3909 Southeast School Road, Forest Oaks

  • $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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  • $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.The deadline for applications is Monday, October 2, 2017 has been extended. Contact Preservation Greensboro for details (336-272-5003).

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220 N.C. Highway 100, Gibsonville

  • $224,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,875 square feet, 27 acres
  • Price/square foot: $78
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed December 8, 2016
  • Last sale: Unavailable in online records
  • Note: “Farmhouse has not been occupied in many years and is offered at no value with no representations.”

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4909 Guilford College Road — contract pending as of October 18, 2017
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  • $179,800 (originally listed at $194,800)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 2,400 square feet, 2.18 acres
  • Price/square foot: $75
  • Built in 1908
  • Listed February 2017
  • Last sale: September 2009, price unavailable in online records
  • Neighborhood: Near Grandover and Business 85
  • Note: Includes a detached workshop with a large second-floor room and a dilapidated barn. Some rooms have been renovated, but most of the house needs work.

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706 Walker Avenue — contract pending as of October 18, 2017

  • $169,000
  • 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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2640 Kivett Drive

  • $69,900
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,315 square feet, 1.0 acre
  • Price/square foot: $53
  • 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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720 Burlington Avenue, Gibsonville — contract pending as of September 19, 2017

  • $60,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2,367 square feet, 1.5 acres
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1924
  • Listed August 9, 2017
  • Last sale: Foreclosure sale amount $89,000.
  • Listing: Foreclosure. “House has room to add additional bath(s) within existing structure. Fireplaces may not work, no information on whether electrical, plumbing, HVAC are functional.” Property includes an outbuilding and a swimming pool. Located on the Alamance County side of Gibsonville.

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4007 Peterson Avenue

  • $40,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,253 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $32
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed October 4, 2017
  • Last sale: 1974, no price available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Textile Drive/Waugh Street
  • Note: “TLC Needed to Get Move In or Rent Ready”

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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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4005 Peterson Avenue

  • $34,500
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,094 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $32
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed September 29, 2017
  • Last sale: $32,000, July 2017
  • Neighborhood: Textile Drive/Waugh Street
  • Note: Foreclosure. “Available to owner/occupant buyers ONLY for first 20 days of listing.”

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703 Broad Avenue

  • $34,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 988 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $34
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed September 12, 2017
  • Last sale: $1,375, September 1951
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Craigslist: “Sold AS-IS. Needs Work Done. … Floor needs replacing, Cosmetic Repairs, Yard work ETC.”

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705 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

  • $29,500
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,022 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $14
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed September 18, 2017
  • Last sale: $14,000, April 2014
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Craigslist: “This house has been gutted …  Tax Value $54,000 Asking Price 29,500 or BEST OFFER. Bring offers we are selling this one FAST!!! We also work with Realtors.”