Archives: June 2018

The Bouma Group Welcomes Sheila Perlman to their Real Estate Team!

Sheila Perlman, Exclusive Buyer Agent for The Bouma Group, RealtorsWelcome Sheila Perlman!

After practicing law for nearly 17 years and having a lifelong love of all things real estate, Sheila’s decision to become a full-time realtor was an easy one. Her creative, enthusiastic and caring nature coupled with her extensive experience in real estate, contracts and negotiations have proven a winning combination.

Whether navigating the way for the first-time home buyer, helping you score the perfect condo or providing help with the luxury home market, Sheila offers a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying process.

Sheila will assist you in formulating a detailed plan that allows you to meet your real estate goals in the shortest possible time, with the least amount of inconvenience to you and at the best price possible. If you are a serious buyer, with a serious goal of finding just the right new home, Sheila is the agent for you.

Martin Bouma and The Bouma Group have been servicing the real estate needs of Washtenaw County for more than 32 years and bring a unique, personal touch to each transaction. Thorough market knowledge, exceptional follow-through, and cutting edge marketing are the hallmarks of the Bouma Group’s continued success and have consistently made them the #1 real estate team in Ann Arbor. To find out more about home and condo buying opportunities in Washtenaw County, contact The Bouma Group at 734-761-3060 or visit their website at www.bouma.com

2125 Nature Cove #308, Ann Arbor Condo for Sale

2125 Nature Cove #308, Ann Arbor MI 481042125 Nature Cove #308, Ann Arbor MI 48104 Condo for Sale

New Listing! Wonderful views of the tree tops and pond from this 3rd floor ranch style condo at Nature Cove. Details include:

  • 1656 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths.
  • Kitchen features new KitchenAid appliances and undercabinet lighting.
  • Living room with fireplace opens to the sunroom with new floor to ceiling windows.
  • More photos and details
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3257837
  • Listed for $367,900

For more information on 2125 Nature Cove #308, or to schedule a private showing, contact the Ann Arbor Condo specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com.

Newport Creek, Ann Arbor Subdivision Report

Newport Creek Real Estate Report – June 2018Newport Creek Subdivision, Ann Arbor MI 48105 Luxury Home

With stately executive homes in a beautiful, mature setting, Newport Creek is one of Ann Arbor’s most desired neighborhoods. There are currently 2 homes listed for sale, and so far this year 0 have sold.

Homes for Sale:

  • $1,025,000.  1715 Newport Creek, Ann Arbor. 4061 sq. ft., +1226 in finished walk-out, 5 bedrooms and 4.1 baths. Listed by The Bouma Group
  • $1,020,000.  1721 Newport Creek, Ann Arbor. 4359 sq. ft., +1098 in finished walk-out, 4 bedrooms and 5 baths. Listed by The Bouma Group

Home Sold in 2017:

  • $935,000.  1542 Newport Creek, Ann Arbor. 4016 sq. ft., +1300 in finished walk-out, 4 bedrooms and 4.1 baths. Listed by The Bouma Group

In 2016 at Newport Creek, 2 homes sold with an average sale price of $1,085,000 and an average price per square foot of $209.00.  In 2017, 1 home sold with a sale price of $935,000, down from the previous year, and price per square foot of $233.00, up 11%. To learn more about home values at this Ann Arbor subdivision, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com.

1695 Weatherstone Drive, Ann Arbor Condo for Sale

1695 Weatherstone, Ann Arbor MI 481081695 Weatherstone Drive, Ann Arbor MI Condo for Sale

New Listing! Nice views of the pond and fountain from this second level condo at popular Weatherstone. Details include:

  • 1376 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths.
  • Living room has a cozy fireplace and opens to the screened deck.
  • Study off of the living room also makes a great guest room.
  • Detached 1-car garage and newer furnace/ac unit.
  • More photos and features
  • MLS# 3257788
  • Listed for $240,000

For more information or to schedule a showing for 1695 Weatherstone Drive, contact the Ann Arbor condo specialists with The Bouma Group, Realtors today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. Learn more about the Weatherstone condo community here!

2134 Autumn Hill Drive, Ann Arbor Luxury Home at Walnut Ridge

2134 Autumn Hill Drive, Ann Arbor MI 481032134 Autumn Hill Drive, Ann Arbor Luxury Home at Walnut Ridge

Just Listed! Situated on over an acre backing to a wooded area for added privacy, this incredibly luxurious Walnut Ridge home offers:

  • 4476 sq. ft., +2000 in the finished lower level, 5 bedrooms and 4.2 baths.
  • Chelsea Plank cherry wood floors throughout the main level.
  • Gourmet kitchen with all of the extras shares a double sided fireplace with the 2-story great room.
  • Walk-out lower level is finished with the highest quality and boasts a full kitchen, recreation room, study, family room, full bath and bedroom.
  • More photos and features
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3257612
  • Listed for $1,194,900

To request your private showing for 2134 Autumn Hill Drive, or to receive more information, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View amenities and photos for Walnut Ridge subdivision here!

Barton Hills, Ann Arbor Real Estate Update

Barton Hills Real Estate Report – June 2018

Barton Hills is an esteemed Ann Arbor neighborhood with beautifully designed homes. The well known subdivision has large, secluded lots with mature vegetation; and of course the Barton Hills Country Club is a central feature. There are currently 4 homes listed for sale and so far this year, 6 have sold.Barton Hills Ann Arbor MI

Homes for Sale:

  • $4,950,000. 660 Barton Shore Dr., Ann Arbor. 9648 sq. ft., + 4608 in finished lower level, 6 bedrooms and 7.5 baths.
  • $1,500,000. 800 Oakdale Rd., Ann Arbor. 6610 square feet with 6 bedrooms and 5.1 baths.

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423 S. Ashley, Downtown Ann Arbor Condo at Ashley Mews

423 S. Ashley, Ann Arbor MI 48104423 S. Ashley, Ann Arbor MI Downtown Condo at Ashley Mews

New Listing! Located just steps from the shopping, restaurants, and culture of downtown Arbor, this Ashley Mews condo offers:

  • 1626 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • Living room has 2-story ceiling, hardwood flooring, and a cozy fireplace.
  • Both spacious bedrooms have their own private baths and lots of closet space.
  • Family room in the finished lower level space, plus an attached garage.
  • More photos and features
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3257624
  • Listed for $669,000

To request a private showing or more information for 423 S. Ashley, contact the downtown Ann Arbor condo specialists with The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View photos and amenities for Ashley Mews condo complex here!

7202 Mulder Drive, Dexter MI Home with Pool

7202 Mulder Drive, Dexter MI 481307202 Mulder Rd., Dexter MI Home with Pool for Sale

Just Listed! Enjoy summer in the beautiful backyard oasis at 7202 Mulder Drive. Features of this 2-story home include:

  • 3391 sq. ft., +1344 in the finished walk-out, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • Huge kitchen has prep island, breakfast bar, double ovens, stainless appliances, and a multitude of cabinets.
  • Lower level is nicely finished with a huge recreation space, wet bar with plenty of seating, and full bath.
  • Well landscaped back yard offers a sparkling in-ground pool with waterfalls, a sandy ‘beach’ area, and a brick patio with a fire pit.
  • More photos and features
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3257480
  • Listed for $665,000

For more information for 7202 Mulder Drive, or to request a private showing, contact the specialists with The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Dexter Real Estate listings here!

Ann Arbor Condo Report – May 2018

Prices Increase for Ann Arbor Condominiums

Ann Arbor Condo Report - MayIn all aspects, prices have increased for Ann Arbor condos in May; this is most likely because inventory has declined. This May, 87 new listings were entered which is 2.2% decrease compared to the 89 units last May.  The average listing price rose a sizable 22.6%, from $265,209 to $325,026. With less condos listed, units are generally on the market for 20 days; which is 10 days less compared to May 2017. There is a decline of 16.5% less condos sold this May compared to the previous, 66 sold condos versus 79. The average selling price for Ann Arbor condos is $261,307, which is a decent increase of 11% from $235,619. So far this year, there has been 21 less listings entered in comparison to the previous year when 343 listings were entered. Average listing prices thus far have increased 13% though, from $300,708 to $340,005. Similarly, selling prices have also rose from $251,891 to $280,017, which is a difference of 11.2%. There was a 18.9% decline in the amount of sales so far this year compared to last, 189 sold condos versus 233. In general, it is a seller’s market for Ann Arbor condos, especially for inexpensive units that are below $300k. Condos that are sold above $400k are considered a buyer’s market though.

With less inventory, sales are rising and because of this Ann Arbor condos are moving towards a more balanced market. Whether you are looking to buy or to sell your condo, contact the condo experts with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. Check back here for more information about the Ann Arbor market!

 

4346 Lohr Road, Ann Arbor Home in Stonebridge Estates

4346 Lohr Road, Ann Arbor MI 481084346 Lohr Rd., Ann Arbor MI Home in Stonebridge Estates

New Listing! Serene views of the pond from most of the rooms in this spacious home in the Stonebridge Estates golf course community. Details include:

  • 3108 sq. ft., +1200 in finished walk-out lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • Gleaming hardwood floors throughout most of the first level, tile elsewhere.
  • Master suite retreat offers a tray ceiling, sitting room viewing the pond, walk-in closet and private bath with spa tub.
  • Lower level is nicely finished with a family room with adjoining kitchenette, exercise room, 2 bedrooms and a full bath.
  • More photos and details
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3257456
  • Listed for $720,000

For more information or to schedule a private showing for 4346 Lohr Road, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View amenities and photos for Stonebridge Estates here!