HIGH PRICES GOT YOU DOWN? FREE HOUSES ARE EVERYWHERE-BUT THERE’S A CATCH

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We’ve all heard about free, or almost free, houses in Europe – the castles given away for nothing, the Italian villas for one Euro, etc – and somehow they don’t strike us as that unusual. Unlike the roaring US, we think of Europe as a mess of millenia-old cultures that’s constantly on the brink of utter exhaustion. In this metaphor, Europe is your elderly aunt who has to pay attendants to go on cruises with her, while America is her young vibrant niece who’s choosing between suitors. Right? Well, not so much … HIGH PRICES GOT YOU DOWN? FREE HOUSES ARE EVERYWHERE-BUT THERE’S A CATCH

CARPETED WALLS AND MIRRORED CEILINGS: THE WACKIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA IS FOR SALE, FULLY FURNISHED

The house of your dreams is here.  All those years you spent cultivating your pristine credit rating and saving up for a down payment are about to pay off, but not in the form of a Logan Circle condo or a Bloomingdale rowhome.  No, the house of your dreams is called Lion Gate Estate, it’s in Highland Park, Michigan, and it was built by a former designer of automobiles.  Oh, and did I mention that it comes fully furnished? CARPETED WALLS AND MIRRORED CEILINGS: THE WACKIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA IS FOR SALE, FULLY FURNISHED