Recent Sales: Renovation Projects

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703 Broad Avenue

  • Sold for $25,000 on May 10, 2019 (listed at $29,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 988 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed February 16, 2019
  • Last sale: $25,000, December 2018
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community

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3311 Dillon Road, Jamestown

  • Sold for $84,000 on April 30, 2019 (listed at $83,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,161 square feet, 1.31 acres
  • Price/square foot: $72
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed December 10, 2018
  • Last sale: August 1994, one of a package of 10 properties sold together, no separate price listed.
  • Note: No photos of interior included in listing.
    • Not owner-occupied

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1109 Pearson Street

  • Sold for $38,000 on April 25, 2019 (listed at $39,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,654 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $23
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed March 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $45,000, November 1996
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Listing: “Previous rental. Needs work, priced accordingly. … Sold As-Is.”

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803 E. Bragg Street

  • Sold for $21,000 on April 23, 2019 (originally listed at $28,500)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms 2,216 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $9
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed March 28, 2019
  • Last sale: $15,000, July 2008
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Listing: “FULL REHAB. … This is an assignment of contract.”
    • For sale by owner

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4309 Halifax Road

  • Sold for $65,000 on April 5, 2019 (listed at $59,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,075 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $60
  • Built in 1957
  • Listed March 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $59,900, March 1994
  • Neighborhood: Hunter Hills
  • Note: Mid-Century Modern fixer-upper. Sold as-is.

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519 N. Mendenhall Street

  • Sold for $154,500 on March 29, 2019 (listed at $163,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,150 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $134
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed January 10, 2019
  • Last sale: $1,100, March 1941
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood
  • Listing: “Needs updates and is priced accordingly. Being sold AS IS.”
    • The property includes a wired storage building.
    • Asbestos siding
    • Not owner-occupied

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704 Broad Avenue

  • Sold for $44,000 on March 28, 2019 (originally listed at $54,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,440 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $31
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed October 30, 2018
  • Last sale: $1,650, August 1941
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Note: Not owner-occupied
  • Listing: “Sold AS IS, with BUYER to verify ALL info, systems, utilities. Half bath under stairs does not show up on tax records-does not appear to be permitted.”

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705 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

  • Sold for $21,000 on March 7, 2019 (listed at $35,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,022 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $10
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed September 18, 2017
  • Last sale: $14,000, April 2014
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Note: The house has been gutted down to the studs.
    • The property was listed on Craigslist last year for $29,000.

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307 Westover Terrace

  • Sold for $152,500 on February 28,  2019 (originally listed at $155,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,450 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $105
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed October 19, 2018
  • Last sale: $140,000, August 2015
  • Listing: “Home has recently been inspected & priced to reflect updates & repairs needed. Sold As Is.”
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood

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632 N. Elm Street

  • Sold for $199,500 on February 15, 2019 (auction held January 16, 2019)
  • Bedrooms and bathrooms unknown, 4,105 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $49
  • Built in 1918
  • Last sale: $152,000, June 2002
  • Note: The house was divided into four apartments decades ago.
    • Brothers Lunsford Richardson III and H. Smith Richardson owned the house from 1923-44. Lunsford lived there from 1923 until he built his home at Hillsdale Farm in 1929.
    • The picture above was taken in 2017 (Google Street View).
  • Auction note: Enter the courthouse through the main entrance, go down one floor to the UG level and through the building to the hallway outside the Clerk of Court’s office at the former entrance on Eugene Street. You’ll have to go through security screening when you enter the building, which can take a few minutes. Wireless phones, cameras, laptops, etc., are prohibited in the building.

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7920 Old Reidsville Road, Browns Summit

  • Sold for $160,000 on February 14, 2019 (listed at $150,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,693 square feet, 13.71 acres
  • Price/square foot: $95
  • Built in 1936
  • Listed December 15, 2018
  • Last sale: Not clear in online records
  • Note: Odd listing — it promotes the property mainly for the detached two-car mechanic’s garage. It includes several pictures of the interior of the garage.
    • “Home needs a ton of work however lots of potential awaits. Bring your DIY belt and make this a beauty!” The listing includes no photos of the interior of the house.
    • “Will need to be cash or land loan due to land values more than home.”

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7639 Flowers Road, Elon College

  • Sold for $168,000 on February 8, 2019 (listed at $175,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,968 square feet, 5 acres
  • Price/square foot: $85
  • Built in 1894
  • Listed January 8, 2018
  • Last sale: $145,000, January 2015
  • Listing: Farmhouse “is livable but in need of major renovation.”
    • The property includes a 14-stall barn with power and well, a pond stocked with catfish, a smokehouse, many black walnut and pecan trees, two nut-drying barns, a corn crib, diesel fuel storage building and sawmill.
    • “Many of the animals (ducks, chickens, goats and turkey) can remain if new owner desires to purchase an existing hobby farm.”
    • An additional 5-plus acres are available.
    • Vinyl siding
    • For sale by owner
    • Not owner-occupied
    • The property has an Elon address but is located in Guilford County.

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6317 Company Mill Road, Climax, Guilford County

  • Sold for $105,000 on February 10, 2019 (listed at $99,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,758 square feet, 2.7 acres
  • Price/square foot: $38
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed January 25, 2019
  • Last sale: $72,500, June 1985
  • Listing: “Perfect to live in while you refurbish!”
    • The listing describes the lot as “almost 1.7 acres”; county property records show 2.7 acres.

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7639 Flowers Road, Elon College

  • Sold for $168,000 on February 8, 2019 (listed at $175,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,968 square feet, 5 acres
  • Price/square foot: $85
  • Built in 1894
  • Listed January 8, 2018
  • Last sale: $145,000, January 2015
  • Listing: Farmhouse “is livable but in need of major renovation.”
    • The property includes a 14-stall barn with power and well, a pond stocked with catfish, a smokehouse, many black walnut and pecan trees, two nut-drying barns, a corn crib, diesel fuel storage building and sawmill.
    • “Many of the animals (ducks, chickens, goats and turkey) can remain if new owner desires to purchase an existing hobby farm.”
    • An additional 5-plus acres are available.
    • Vinyl siding
    • For sale by owner
    • Not owner-occupied
    • The property has an Elon address but is located in Guilford County.

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501 Whitsett Avenue, Gibsonville

  • Sold for $44,000 on February 4, 2019 (originally listed at $59,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 932 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $47
  • Built in 1902
  • Listed June 20, 2018
  • Last sale: $22,000, July 1984
  • Note: Rental
    • Listing: “This cute rental just needs some TLC.”

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8564 Benbow-Merrill Road, Oak Ridge

  • Sold for $155,000 on January 23, 2019 (listed at $158,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 836 square feet, 2.87 acres
  • Price/square foot: $185
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed December 21, 2018
  • Last sale: $132,500, February 21, 2018
  • Listing: “Seller Partially renovated house and decided to sell.”
    • Being sold as-is
    • “Property has several buildings.”
    • County property records show the house with 836 square feet; the listing shows 894.

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7235 Whitsett Park Road, Whitsett

  • Sold for $65,000 on January 2, 2019 (listed at $75,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 2,593 square feet, 0.92 acre
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed May 11, 2018
  • Last sale: $45,000, July 2015
  • Note: “Charming fixer upper”
    The property was for sale in 2017 at $78,000.

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703 Broad Avenue

  • Sold for $25,000 on December 13, 2018 (listed at $29,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 988 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed July 26, 2018
  • Last sale: $1,375, September 1951
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • When the house was for sale last year, the listing said, “Sold AS-IS. Needs Work Done. … Floor needs replacing, Cosmetic Repairs, Yard work ETC.”

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212 E. Bessemer Avenue

  • Sold for $105,000 on November 21, 2018 (listed at $99,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,345 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $45
  • Built in 1917
  • Listed August 24, 2018
  • Last sale: $11,550, December 1958
  • Note: Being sold by owner’s estate
    • The house has been converted into two apartments but could be returned to a single-family residence.
    • Listing: “… diamond in the rough! Great potential in Fisher Park for total renovation. … Sold AS IS and priced accordingly.”

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8604 Bull Road, Colfax

  • Sold for $80,000 on October 23, 2018 (originally listed at $139,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,264 square feet, 2.69 acres
  • Price/square foot: $63
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed June 5, 2018
  • Last sale: 1964, price not available in online records
  • Note: Foreclosure. This house is being sold through HUD’s HomePath program.

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1402 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

  • Sold for $33,000 on October 16, 2018 (listed at $39,500)
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,722 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $19
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed August 13, 2018
  • Last sale: $8,250, January 1964
  • Listing: “Needs plumbing work, some electrical, and flooring in kitchen. House is old and has been vacant for awhile.”
    • Property includes a detached garage.
    • For sale by owner

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224 S. Mendenhall Street

  • Sold for $230,000 on October 9, 2018 (originally listed at $285,000)
  • Originally a single-family house, now divided into six units — 8 bedrooms, 6 baths, 3,168 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $73
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed February 26, 2018
  • Last sale: $169,900, April 2002
  • Note: The original listing said the house has six units “with potential 7th unit also.” According to Code Compliance Case 201500315, the owner was ordered in 2015 not to rent out the seventh unit.

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2419 Walker Avenue

  • Sold for $167,500 on August 23, 2018 (listed at $185,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,362 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $123
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed June 7, 2018
  • Last sale: October 2004, price unavailable in online records
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park
  • Note: This is a single-family house divided into two units.

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2908 N. Church Street

  • Sold for $50,000 on August 10, 2018 (originally listed at $59,999)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,302 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $45
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed May 10, 2018
  • Last sale: $59,900, August 1994
  • Neighborhood: Proximity
  • Listing: “Home SOLD AS-IS, Price reflects need for repair, TLC will go a long way! … Please see held harmless for encroachment, Some additions to the property and no permits on file.”

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1122 Caldwell Street

  • Sold for $28,000 on August 7, 2018 (listed at $28,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,136 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed June 25, 2018
  • Last sale: $25,000, July 1988
  • Neighborhood: Arlington Park
  • Listing: “Bring your hammer and nails. … Total Fixer Upper! … Cash only buyers.”
    • For sale by owner
    • Rental

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1503 Glenwood Avenue

  • Sold for $33,075 on July 28, 2018 (auction followed by upset bids)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,241 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $27
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed May 23, 2018
  • Last sale: $30,000, May 1987
  • Note: High bid at auction was $20,000.
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood

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412 Northridge Street

  • Sold on July 24, 2018 for $150,000 (originally listed at $169,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,413 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $62
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed July 20, 2018
  • Last sale: $88,000, July 19, 2018
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park
  • Listing: “Bring your Big Renovation Plans for This Perfectly Located Brick/Aluminum Ranch … Listed $51,000 UNDER Tax Value-Price Reflects Need for Repairs! Seller is considering CASH OFFERS w/Proof of Funds!”

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5080 Oak Garden Drive, Kernersville

  • Sold for $90,000 on July 18, 2018 (originally listed at $108,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 1,752 square feet, 1.49 acres
  • Price/square foot: $51
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed May 5, 2018
  • Last sale: $118,000, June 1996
  • Note: Foreclosure
    The interior needs work, as do the garage and outbuildings.
    Listing: “To help visualize this home’s floorplan and to highlight its potential, virtual furnishings may have been added to photos found in this listing.” For example:

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1500 Elwood Avenue

  • Sold for $48,000 on July 18, 2018 (originally listed at $65,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,000 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $48
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed April 26, 2018
  • Last sale: $35,000, April 12, 2018
  • Neighborhood: Piedmont Heights
  • Listing: “Great handyman special …”
    This is the fifth time since 2009 that the house has been listed for sale.

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904 Omaha Street

  • Sold for $25,000 on June 20, 2018 (listed at $20,800)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,056 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $24
  • Built in 1914
  • Listed April 26, 2018
  • Last sale: 1947, no price listed in online records
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Listing: “Interior will require total renovation and significant renovation exterior. Bath and kitchen have been stripped. HVAC destroyed.” When was the last time you saw the word “destroyed” in a real estate listing?

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909 N. Elm Street
The Frank Leak House
Blog post

  • Sold for $257,000 on June 6, 2018 (originally listed at $330,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,790 square feet, 0.43 acre
  • Price/square foot: $44
  • 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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5222 Summit Avenue

  • Sold for $50,000 on May 31, 2018 (originally listed at $70,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,324 square feet, 0.97 acre
  • Price/square foot: $38
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed February 19, 2018
  • Last sale: $20,000, January 1985
  • Neighborhood: Rudd
  • Listing: “There is no current heat/air system. Current owner is anxious to sell and will consider all offers.”

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3011 E. Bessemer Avenue

  • Sold for $15,000 on May 31, 2018 (listed at $24,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,934 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $8
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed March 9, 2018
  • Last sale: 1939, no price available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Bessemer
  • Listing: “2nd Floor has Bed, Bath, & Kitchenette but NO HEAT (Separate entrance from side). Sold AS IS, w/BUYER to verify ALL info, systems, utilities, & conditions. NO UTILITIES TURNED ON BY LIST AGENT. Property MUST be Full Price offer with no concessions-Reverse Mortgage-Seller cannot negotiate offers until 5 days on market.”

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3522 Alamance Church Road, Julian

  • Sold for $83,000 on May 29, 2018 (auction)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,036 square feet, 7.27 acres
  • Price/square foot: $80
  • Built in 1903
  • Listed April 22, 2018
  • Last sale: No previous sale is listed in online records. The property has been in the May family since before 1969.
  • Note: Listing gives the price as $73,800, the tax value of the property.
    “7.27 AC w/10-Pole Barn/Tractor Sheds, House built 1903 (Needs to be torn down), Mobile home on property (Needs work/No title).”

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1211 Grove Street

  • Sold for $41,000 on May 29, 2018 (listed at $40,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,617 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed May 1, 2018
  • Last sale: $95,000, August 2004
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood
  • Note: Not owner-occupied.
    Listed price is 58 percent below the most recent sale price.
    The listing promotes the property as a student rental with five bedrooms. Under Greensboro’s zoning ordinance, no more than four unrelated persons can occupy a single-unit residence.

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625 E. Florida Street

  • Sold for $69,000 on May 10, 2018 (listed at $89,900)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,112 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $33
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed March 19, 2018
  • Last sale: $116,000, September 2005
  • Neighborhood: Arlington Park
  • Listing: “This home needs lots of work….Bring all offers.”
    Currently a rental.

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503 Cummings Street, Gibsonville

  • Sold for $30,000 on May 10, 2018
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,792
  • Price/square foot: $17
  • Built in 1929
  • Listing information unavailable
  • Last sale: $35,000, March 2000

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111 Oakhurst Street, Gibsonville

  • Sold for $45,000 on May 3, 2018 (originally listed at $75,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,426 square feet, 0.6 acre
  • Price/square foot: $32
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed November 14, 2017
  • Last sale: October 1984, price not available in online records
  • Listing: “Full of character & just needs the right person to turn it back into a gem! … Just waiting to be revived and brought back to life!” Property includes a wired garage with a second floor and a storage shed.
  • Note: Not owner occupied.
    • Located in the Alamance County section of Gibsonville.

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802 Macon Street

  • Sold for $20,000 on May 3, 2018 (listed at $25,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,116 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $18
  • 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.

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306 Beech Street

  • Sold for $63,000 on April 29, 2018 (listed at $71,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,327 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $27
  • 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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708 Reid Street

  • Sold for $39,000 on April 20, 2018 (listed at $40,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,272 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $31
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed February 21, 2018
  • Last sale: 1953, no price available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community
  • Listing: “Offered as-is, seller to make no repairs.”
  • Note: Not owner occupied.
  • WARNING: A Craigslist ad for the same property, posted on March 30 and April 11, lists the price as $58,000. It also gives a different local phone number than the Greensboro agent listed on triadmls.com (the March 30 version of the ad listed a phone number in Phoenix). Beware of the possibility of a Craigslist scam.

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1701 Ball Street

  • Sold for $25,000 on April 19, 2018 (listed at $27,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 988 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $25
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed November 21, 2017
  • Last sale: $17,000, June 2012
  • Neighborhood: Edgeville
  • Note: Photos included in listing show windows boarded up. No interior photos.

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415 May Street, Gibsonville

  • Sold for $61,025 on April 18, 2018 (originally listed at $69,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,930 square feet, 0.59 acre
  • Price/square foot: $32
  • Built in 1880
  • Listed January 29, 2018
  • Last sale: $50,000, October 1993
  • Note: Foreclosure, now owned by the lender. Listing shows fewer square feet (1,850) than county property record (1,930).

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318 N. Regan Street

  • Sold for $22,000 on April 13, 2018 (originally listed at $55,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,127 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $20
  • 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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1508 Lovett Street

  • Sold for $38,000 on April 2, 2018 (listed at $49,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 816 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $47
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed February 19, 2018
  • Last sale: $42,500, December 12, 2018, appears to be a foreclosure.
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood
  • Note: Not owner occupied. Listing includes 10 photos of the exterior, none of the interior.

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3703 Oak Grove Avenue

  • Sold for $35,000 on April 2, 2018 (originally listed at $57,500)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,359 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $26
  • 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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3909 Southeast School Road, Forest Oaks

  • Sold for $270,000 on March 15, 2018 (originally listed at $449,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,200 square feet, 23.76 acres
  • Price/square foot: $123; price/acre: $11,363
  • 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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402 Madkins Street, Gibsonville

  • Sold for $35,000 on February 28, 2018 (listed at $36,000)
  • 1 bedroom, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 774 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $45
  • Built in 1913
  • Listed January 27, 2018
  • Last sales: $31,500, August 2017; $49,000, May 2017
  • Listing: “Lots of potential.”
  • Note: A rare property that has more bathrooms than bedrooms.

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706 Walker Avenue — contract pending as of January 11, 2018

  • Sold for $145,000 on February 28, 2018 (originally listed at $169,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,992 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $73
  • 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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6906 McClellan Road, Pleasant Garden

  • Sold for $75,000 on February 15, 2018 (listed at $55,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,352 square feet, 9.35 acres
  • Price/acre: $8,021
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed February 2, 2018
  • Last sale: $100,000, June 2005
  • Listing: “The property will not qualify for a mortgage due to no running water or septic system. Home needs repairs.”
  • Note: The property appears to have been sold to a developer simply for the land, with the house to be torn down — the sale closed in less than two weeks at a $20,000 premium to the asking price.

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2640 Kivett Drive

  • Sold for $42,000 on February 14, 2018 (originally listed at $69,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,315 square feet, 1.0 acre
  • Price/square foot: $32
  • 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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909 Fairmont Street

  • Sold for $210,000 on February 12, 2018 (listed at $215,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,104 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $100
  • 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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415 May Street, Gibsonville

  • Auction held Tuesday, January 2, 2018; property was not bought and now belongs to the lender.
  • 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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4909 Guilford College Road
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  • Sold for $173,000 on December 14, 2017 (originally listed at $194,800)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 2,400 square feet, 2.18 acres
  • Price/square foot: $72
  • 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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2610 McConnell Road

  • Sold for $17,000 on December 14, 2017 (listed at $12,900 when sold, originally listed at $19,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 936 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $18
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed October 17, 2017
  • Last sale: Foreclosure, $48,000, May 2015
  • Neighborhood: Hampton Community
  • Note: For sale by owner. No photos of interior included in listing. Rental. Previous listing: “Property is being sold ‘as is’ and only cash offers will be considered. All offers must have proof of funds.”

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4005 Peterson Avenue

  • Sold for $31,000 on November 6, 2017 (listed at $34,500)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,094 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $28
  • 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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4007 Peterson Avenue

  • Sold for $25,000 on October 25, 2017 (listed at $40,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,253 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $20
  • 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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720 Burlington Avenue, Gibsonville

  • Sold for $47,500 on October 19, 2017 (listed at $60,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2,367 square feet, 1.5 acres
  • Price/square foot: $20
  • 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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3127 Alamance Church Road, Julian

  • Sold for $39,000 on October 16, 2017
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,504 square feet, 1.25 acres
  • Price/square foot: $26
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed August 5, 2017
  • Last sale: April 1971, price not available in online records
  • Note: Listing: “No Heat or A/C … Old House w/Potential!” No photos of interior included in listing.

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3814-A Central Avenue

  • Sold for $20,000 on October 12, 2017 (originally listed at $24,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,314 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $15
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed July 24, 2017
  • Last sale: $58,000, April 2017
  • Neighborhood: Heath Community
  • Listing: “Property is on city repair list. Contact city of Greensboro for further details. Signed Mold disclosure required before all showings. See attachments for disclosure and list of city identified repairs.” Now owned by a bank.

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1213 Kirkman Street

  • Sold for $22,000 on September 21, 2017 (listed at $22,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 756 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $29
  • Built in 1933
  • Listed August 31, 2017
  • Last sale: $22,500, August 2000
  • Neighborhood: Southmont
  • Listing: “Property being Sold As-Is. Seller makes no representations or warranties as to property condition. … Home has no permanent heat source.” Lot is 0.34 acre.

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507 Park Avenue
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  • Sold for $60,000 on July 7, 2017 (originally listed at $79,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,131 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $28
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed June 7, 2017
  • Last sale: 1961, no price listed in online records
  • Note: “Great potential for a rehab,” agent says.

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4332 Millpoint Road, Southeast Guilford

  • Sold for $95,000 on June 16, 2017 (listed at $109,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,500 square feet, 3 acres
  • Price/square foot: $72
  • Built in 1945
  • Listed February 1, 2017
  • Last sale: June 1969, price not available in online records
  • Listing: “Needs a little TLC.”

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527 Julian Street

  • Sold for $31,500 on May 25, 2017 (listed at $34,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,553 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $14
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed March 10, 2017
  • Last sale: $195,000 (foreclosure), March 2014
  • Neighborhood: Asheboro Community

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2906 W. Vandalia Road

  • Sold for $25,000 on May 23, 2017 (listed at $48,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 967 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $49
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed March 9, 2017
  • Last sale: $27,000, March 2008
  • Neighborhood: Meadowood Homes
  • Note: 1+ acre. “Home needing repairs being sold AS-IS.”

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5953 Essex Trail, Pleasant Garden

  • Sold for $17,000 on May 15, 2017 (asking price was $17,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,800 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $11
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed June 2016
  • Last sale: $5,000, 1976
  • Note: .98 acres
  • Note: “This property was foreclosed and now the lender is selling it for $19,900. … The lender assumed this property for $67,450 during foreclosure proceedings and now owns it.” (Zillow)

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909 Walker Avenue

  • Sold for $118,800, February 15, 2015 (foreclosure)
  • 8 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2,222 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $53
  • Built in 1924
  • Listed August 2, 2016
  • Last previous sale: Sold in foreclosure auction, July 15, 2016, to Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae); no price was entered in county records. Before that, the last previous sale was in September 2007, $188,000.
  • Neighborhood: College Hill