The Hagermans: Featured Vultures

Steve and Stephen Hagerman: Featured Vultures

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen, the father, is CEO of Brick Home Management; Steve, the son, is manager. They were featured in the recent Vice News video that showed them in their West Bloomfield home bidding on line in the 2017 Detroit tax foreclosure auction. By Steve Sr’s account, they spent $3 million.

*These are the provisional findings on the Hagermans that we have found so far. More to come……

Number of Detroit properties owned: 847

Known Hagerman Companies Buying /Renting /Selling in Detroit (Year formed, Address):

Brick Home Management (2001/2015, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield) 1

Hillbubb Acquisitions (2003, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield) 2

Brick Home Rentals (2010, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield)

Westside Brick (2010, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield)

Unique Home Rentals (2014, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield)

MoTown Rentals (2015, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield)

MLC Rentals (2017, 5660 Putnam Dr., W. Bloomfield)

1 Filings for Brick Home Management listed under “S.H. & A.H. Enterprises.” Initial address was 5941 Eastman Blvd., W. Bloomfield. Change of address to Putnam Dr. in 2007. Certificate of Assumed name, Brick Home Mgt., in 2015.

2 Last filing with state was in 2007. Address in court records was 2431 Fourth St., Detroit

Number of properties bought in recent tax foreclosure auctions:

2017: 308 quit claim deeds from Wayne County to MLC Rentals

2016: 284 quit claim deeds from Wayne County to MoTown Rentals

2015: 6 quit claim deeds from Wayne County to MoTown Rentals

2014: 232 quit claim deeds from Wayne County to Unique Home Rentals

2013: 174 quit claim deeds from Wayne County to Westside Brick

Office Addresses:

East Side, Brick Home Management, 18438 Morang

West Side, Brick Home Management, 15900 W. McNichols

Number of Entries in 36th District Court, Registry of Actions:

Cases:

Stephen A. Hagerman (Sr & Jr) 24 14 old evictions, 4 traffic, 6 recent blight cases

Steve Hagerman 406 Spot check indicates most are evictions

Unique Home Rentals 465

Westside Brick 485

Brick Home Rentals 217 (Need to confirm these aren’t duplicates with

MoTown Rentals 400 Hagerman. Spot check suggests no…)

MLC Rentals 202

Hillbubb Limited 312

Number of outstanding blight tickets:

                                                   Number of Properties     Number of Tickets

Hagerman:                                                     18                                         53

Westside Brick:                                             34                                         58

Unique Home Rentals:                                21                                         48

Hillbubb Acquisitions:                                23                                         49

MoTown Rentals:                                          8                                          24

Brick Home Rentals:                                   12                                         28

MLC Rentals:                                                 4                                            7

     Totals :                                                     120                                    267

Properties in tax foreclosure process (County Registry, searched LLC by category):

Brick Home Rentals 2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    Total

Forfeiture                             1           2          11           0          2          2           18

Redemption                         1           0          9            0          0         0            10

Foreclosure                          1           0          2            0          0         2*            5

Westside Brick  2015    2016    2017     Total

Forfeiture                  29         13         4            46

Redemption              25         11         3             39

Foreclosure                0            5*       0              5

Motown Rentals    2015    2016    2017    Total

Forfeiture                       0          0           1           1

Redemption                   0          0           1           1

Foreclosure                    0          0           0          0

Unique Home Rentals     2016     2017     Total

Forfeiture                                   33         17           50

Redemption                               22          5            27

Foreclosure                                0            6*           6

Total             2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    Total

Forfeiture         1           2         11         29         48        24        115

Redemption    1           0          9          25         33          9          77

Foreclosure     1           0          2           0           5*         8*        16

*All in September. Cleaning house before auction…?

No entries for MLC Rentals and Brick Home Management. Hillbubb, a few for 2007-2012

Attorneys (last known yr. listed):

Sheldon B. Kohn (2014), De Vine & Kohn PLLC, 29800 Telegraph, Southfield

Frederick Coleman (2017), eviction cases, Redford Mi, (313) 965-5448

Dennis Flessland (2018), Huntington Woods, 248-547-6379

Allen Dyer (2017), Berkley

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