709 Sterling, between Bedford and Franklin, is now on the market.
For sale: $1,550,000. Location.... Prime Crown Heights minutes to Museum, Prospect park & more! Brick limestone Immaculate Legal 3 family 3 over 3 over 2 bedrooms (Currently being use as 3 over 3 over 2 Studios) with huge living room , dining area, Eat in Kitchen & Finished basement! Building 18x55 Lot size 18 x 131.08 R6 zoning! FAR 1.53 max 2.43! Low taxes! Huge backyard! Will not last our EXCLUSIVE! Minutes to City & all trains!
Aside from the hilarious, sideways photos of someone's unkempt bedroom and shoe habit, the use out of conformance with the certificate of occupation, and the ridiculous asking price under those circumstances, this house was also the location where Joseph Battle was killed by two individuals presumed to still be at large.http://savebrooklynnow.blogspot.com/2011/05/wanted-for-march-murder-on-sterling.htmlSomething
tells me it's not going to have buyers tripping over themselves to bid, even considering the recent real estate boom in the area.