DETROIT – The star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict Rescue” has gained a dispute with Detroit around possession of a blighted household.
Nicole Curtis said she has used at the very least $60,000 to get started repairing up the dwelling soon after purchasing it from a pair for $17,000. But the Detroit Land Financial institution Authority stepped ahead and claimed it was the real authorized operator.
Wayne County Judge Tim Kenny ruled in Curtis’ favor, declaring her renovation group had recorded a title to the assets in advance of the Land Lender did, The Detroit News noted Friday.
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Kenny informed Curtis to total the renovation and minimize the danger to the public.
Curtis’ Detroit Renovations LLC seemingly did not know that the residence had returned to the Land Bank’s control after the preceding entrepreneurs failed to set it up.
Mayor Mike Duggan has explained Curtis was “scammed” by people who did not legally very own the assets. But soon after the courtroom ruling, the mayor identified as to congratulate her.
“As much as we are anxious, the make any difference is fixed,” Duggan spokesman John Roach reported.
Curtis’ attorney declined to comment. The newspaper reported Curtis supposed to commit $500,000 to revive the assets.
The Land Bank “considers the issue fixed,” spokeswoman Alyssa Strickland stated. “Our purpose for this home has constantly been to see it renovated and returned to productive use.”
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