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5 Abandoned Houses Under $50K Begging To Be Restored – Update: 2 Still For Sale

Do broken shutters, peeling paint and overgrown yards of abandoned houses beckon you? For many of us, abandoned buildings have a mysterious and haunting beauty. They may have weathered clapboard and boarded windows, but their souls still cry out for redemption.  I wish I could wave a magic wand and make these abandoned houses shine again. Here are a few that are currently on the market for under $50K.

3474 Crane St, Detroit, MI, 48214.     $15,000 Off Market


The abandoned Detroit Woodlands House was purchased with plans to restore it into a place for Detroit visitors to stay. You can see pics at its Facebook page here or view details here .


109 N Memorial St, Ohio, IL, 61349.     $39,900

How about restoring a former Catholic school. Built in 1902, it was later divided into apartments. See pics and details here.


43 S Main St, Salamanca, NY, 14779.   $45,000

The former Andrew Carnegie Library is one of 911 out of 1,680+ such libraries built around the turn of the century that are still in existence across the US. Two-hundred and forty-three have been demolished. A law office took this one over, but it is now abandoned. See pics and details here.



931 Delamont Av Ne Delamont Ave,Schenectady, NY, 12307.    $15,000 Sold on 3/19/2021 for $20,000

Schenectady is well-known for its rows of Victorian style homes with sleeping porches. This poor abandoned 2-family is waiting for a new owner to restore it. See details and pics here.



414 Main St, Herman, NE, 68029.    $50,000Pending

Opportunity awaits with this old abandoned bank – the Herman State Bank. See pics and details here.


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