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City Demolishes Wrong House, Suspects a Scheme by Homeowner Next Door (Video)

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City Discovers It Accidentally Demolished Yet Another Home

A Texas city that made headlines last month when a contractor that it hired mistakenly demolished the wrong house says that the same thing happened recently, though for a slightly different reason. The city of Fort Worth got some unwelcome notoriety in July when a wrecking crew looking to knock down an abandoned and... Continue Reading »

New Detroit-Area Homes Demolished as Housing Project Goes Awry

The Detroit area remains one of the top 10 metros for foreclosed and vacated homes. Its abandoned residences often become hideouts for drug users and prostitutes, and occasionally scenes of murder. So it's no wonder that government officials want to simply tear down many of these homes. But in the community of Highland... Continue Reading »

Oops! City Demolishes Wrong Vacant House

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12 Detroit Houses Demolished Accidentally, Including Couple's Newly Bought Home

Imagine purchasing a home at an auction only to check up on it weeks later -- and find it completely demolished. This was the case for artists Kristine Diven and Micho "Detronik" McAdow. The couple had purchased a dilapidated two-story townhouse in Detroit (pictured at left) for $500 at a tax auction in October 2012.... Continue Reading »

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