Brave Soul Wanted: Can You See the Beauty in This Historic Syracuse Property? [PHOTOS]
Do you ever look at a crumbling piece of real estate and feel optimistic that if anyone could restore it to its original beauty, it would be you? This Syracuse fixer-upper (that's kind of an understatement...) might be what you've been looking for.
Located at 109 McAllister Avenue on the Southside of Syracuse, this beauty (no really, look past the gunk and you'll see it!) was built in 1920 and has five bedrooms, three kitchens, and three bathrooms.
The brave soul who buys this property will be required to convert it either into a single home or a two-family home and architects' floor plans for Change of Occupancy with the City of Syracuse will be required.
While this once stunning home has faced a substantial amount of damage over the years, some of the beautiful and original details still remain including trim, doors, bathroom tile work, cabinetry, and doors.
This property is being sold as-is and does not come with a warranty. Whoever has the gumption and grit to restore it to its original beauty will be able to scoop it up for the unbelievably low price of just $5,000. However, it is estimated that the renovation costs to restore this home will cost in excess of $200,000.
109 McAllister Avenue is listed for sale with Greater Syracuse Land Bank. Anyone interested in this property will need to visit the Greater Syracuse Land Bank website and fill out a Property Purchase Application and Contract to Purchase.
In addition to the necessary forms, the person who purchases this property will need to prove to the Greater Syracuse Land Bank proof of funds to not only pay the purchase price but also to cover any and all renovation costs.