Smith said she hasn't seen the property or visited Saginaw, which has been hard-hit by economic troubles in recent years.
There's a notice on the door of the home saying a foreclosure hearing is pending, the newspaper said. She must pay about $850 in back taxes and yard cleanup costs.
The Saginaw News said it could not reach the seller, Southern Investments LLC, for comment.
Information from: The Saginaw News, http://www.mlive.com