Archives: June 4, 2018

Smokler Bolgos, Ann Arbor Real Estate Report

Smokler Bolgos Real Estate Report – June 2018

Smokler Bolgos is a traditional Ann Arbor neighborhood with 2 story colonial and cape cod homes. Within the subdivision, there is Sugar Bush Park and a swim club, and beside is the Thurston Nature Center. There are currently no homes listed for sale and so far this year, 1 has sold.Smokler Bolgos Neighborhood, Ann Arbor MI

Sold Homes:

  • $425,000. 3429 Gettysburg Rd., Ann Arbor. 1852 sq. ft., + 500 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.

Last year at Smokler Bolgos, 3 homes sold with an average sale price of $349,667, and an average price per square foot of $204.00. The 1 home sold this year has a sale price of $425,000, up 22%., and a price per square foot of $229.00, up 12%. In comparison, the average square footage of the homes sold in 2017 were 125+ square feet less than the home sold this year. To learn more about home values at Smokler Bolgos, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor neighborhoods here!

DIY Upgrades That Make Your Home Sell for More

Spring is here, and with spring comes another anticipated time of year: home selling season. Traditionally, spring is one of the most popular times to list a home for sale. It’s also an excellent season for spring cleaning and trying out a few home-improvement projects on the weekends.

If you’re thinking about selling your property, or simply want to up its resale value down the road, take a look at our most recommended DIY upgrades. Not only are these projects simple and affordable, they’re sure to increase your home’s overall value.

Two Key Places to Start Your DIY Upgrades

Can you guess which two areas of a home are most important to buyers? The kitchen and bathrooms. This is because these are the rooms where people tend to spend a lot of time.

The Kitchen

Spacious open kitchen with wood floors.Oftentimes, the kitchen is the first place potential buyers rush to when they’re touring a home for sale. This room is considered the “heart of the home.”

While the idea of updating your kitchen can be scary (all those expensive new appliances!), improving this room doesn’t have to break the bank. There are many projects you can complete to upgrade your kitchen that cost less than $1,000.

These inexpensive kitchen improvements include: Continue reading