Daily Detroit: Buying A $500 House In Detroit With Author Drew Philp

For $500, you could buy a house in Detroit. Or so how the story goes. Today our guest is Drew Philp, author, writer and house rehabber who joined us for a great conversation at Queens bar in Downtown Detroit about his new book, released by Scribner, A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home.

Philp inked the book deal after his viral Buzzfeed hit about his $500 house journey. Spoiler: It cost a lot more money and time than $500. But along the way, he learned just how amazing of a community Detroit can be.

So pull up a chair and take a listen to our best Daily Detroit Happy Hour yet.

Of course, thanks to our network, Podcast Detroit and to the readers of Daily Detroit who make this possible.

You can Drew’s book on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/500-House-Detroit-Rebuilding-Abandoned/dp/1476797986/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1492125539&sr=8-1&keywords=%24500+house