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Ten least expensive houses sold in 2015 in Kent County

In response to MLive's Ten Most Expensive Homes in 2015 Sold in Kent County, we've assembled a list of the 10 least expensive ones sold last year. If you lived here you'd be home now.
The least expensive home sold in Kent County last year comes in at a whopping $7000 purchase price.

The least expensive home sold in Kent County last year comes in at a whopping $7000 purchase price. /Courtesy of Pete Bruinsma

In response to Mlive's Ten Most Expensive Homes in 2015 Sold in Kent County, which was called "Disgusting Wealth Porn" among other things in the comments section, we've come to the table with a list of the Ten Least Expensive Homes Sold in Kent County last year. Consider this the fair and balanced sequel for the rest of us.

(1) $7,000 - 1510 Houseman Avenue NE

This 3 Bedroom 1504 square foot home features a rare layout that actually sits inside a 1 Bedroom 545 square foot home. Unsurprisingly sold in less than 1 day on the market.



(2) $8,000 - 448 Leonard St NE

This was a real stumper until the "Detour" sign was removed. The home sold shortly thereafter.



(3) $8,500 - 53 Mathew's Court

Shabby green graffiti marks the entrance to this Creston-area cul-de-sac as "Mathew's Court," rumored to have come from the ghost of an 11-year-old boy. Some local residents claim their ghost Matthew was a bad speller while others insist the boy was just a little disgusted by the subject of math.



(4) $10,000 - 157 N Main St

Selling points for this one were 208 square feet of "park-like yard" and displeased neighbors.



(5) $10,000 - 1408 Lafayette

This home was built in 1910 by immigrants from Lafayette, a 6th-class city of Christian County, Kentucky. 105 years later the sale of the estate was managed by an eccentric relative who just wanted to "get what they put into it."



(6) $12,000 - 517 Prince St

This property was snapped up the first day of the listing period by 21-year-old Davey Lyons, a recent MSU Musicology graduate who now goes by "The 517 Prince." A gold-plated foam mailbox was installed highlighting the home's address in custom silver sparkle casual upper case letters from the Hobby Lobby.



(7) $12,500 - 9048 Hull NE

Here's a cozy log cabin in Greenville MI with an open floor plan and a view of Wabasis Lake.



(8) $13,000 - 1005 Franklin

According to the description from this Kent County Land Bank listing, the home "Needs work."



(9) $13,500 - 922 Prince

Hollywood scooped this story of the "little home that could" with a mold problem, featuring Jeff Bridges and Paul Ruud. It's already grossed $79 million worldwide with a US release date coming in April 2016.



(10) $14,000 - 1901 Lafayette

Coming in as the highest-priced home on our list, this former Parade home custom-designed by Jim Winter-Troutwine appraised for $325,000, but it just wasn't staged properly.




All photos used with permission from the listing agents.

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