‘Insane’ real estate market leads to Southgate house being shown 70 times in two days | News


Potential buyers are descending on Downriver homes for sale, setting new highs for the number of showings.

“It has been crazy,” said Alice Perez, surprised that her three-bedroom bungalow in Allen Park was shown 30 times in three days.

“I never imagined there would be that many people,” she said, adding that it was “little tiring” to live with the disruption, although “everyone was nice.”

In Southgate, potential buyers lined up at one house in the 13100 block of Oakdale — forming a line from the front door to the curb — for 70 showings in two days.

“Agents were there back to back to back,” said Gretchen Hudson, agent with Park Avenue Realty in Allen Park. “One would take clients to the basement, another would go to the front of the house, another would go to the back (and) then they would…

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