Detroit Man Willing to Sell His Home for an iPhone

A Detroit homeowner is willing to part ways with his home for an iPhone, after months of his house being on the market without a single interested buyer, Fox 2 News Detroit reports.


At first the, the bungalow was listed for $5,000 but recently dropped to $3,000 or an iPhone or iPad.

"It's a real listing," said realtor Larry Else. "My client is overseas and he told me he would be willing to trade the properly for an iPhone 6. It sounds to me like he wants the (iPhone 6+) version, but I think he's willing to negotiate."

There is a catch: the person who takes the home will have to pay back taxes of $6,000 and counting. But that, too, is negotiable.

"We'd be willing to do a deal," Else said. "They would be able to get it on quick claim but eventually they would have to pay the back taxes. He might be willing to take anything maybe an Android."

Some people feel the property is so dilapidated that it needs to be destroyed.

"It needs to be torn down," said Ameir Walker, who lives nearby. But another neighbor, Jamal Kemp, doesn't agree.

"I work on houses, so I would love to have it for that," Kemp said. "It doesn't take a lot of money to fix these houses back up. I would (be willing to buy it)."

Update: The homeowner sold the house for an undisclosed amount of cash.

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