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Chapel Hill Condos, Ann Arbor Report

Chapel Hill Condo Report – October 2017Chapel Hill Condos, Ann Arbor MI

Chapel Hill is a popular Ann Arbor complex with larger and affordable units, the clubhouse is a great aspect and is enjoyed by residents. There are currently 3 condos listed for sale and so far this year, 13 have sold.

Condos for Sale:

  • $187,000. 3373 Burbank Dr., Ann Arbor. 1210 sq. ft., + 300 in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 1.1 baths. Sale Pending
  • $185,000. 3527 Burbank, Ann Arbor. 1401 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 1.1 baths. Sale Pending
  • $185,000. 3437 Burbank Dr., Ann Arbor. 1415 sq. ft., + 400 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 1.1. baths. Sale Pending

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6 Reasons Why Owning a Home is Awesome

Owning a Home IS Awesome!

From personalizing your living spaces to turning a profit when you sell, there are dozens of reasons why first-time home buyers can’t wait to find a home and make it their own. Though there are plenty of benefits of owning a home, here are the six benefits that stand out from the rest.

decorated room in a home

1. You Can Customize Your Space

Whether you want to invest in the latest high-tech home features or paint your walls neon green, owning a home gives you the freedom to do just about anything you want.

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Lake Forest, Ann Arbor Real Estate Update

Lake Forest Real Estate Update – October 2017Lake Forest Subdivision, Ann Arbor MI Neighborhood

Lake Forest is a beautiful subdivision of executive homes on the south side of Ann Arbor in Pittsfield Township. There are currently 7 homes listed for sale and so far this year, 2 have sold.

Homes for Sale:

  • $649,900.  4389 Westpark Ct., Ann Arbor. 3700 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $620,000.  4193 W. Lake Forest Dr., Ann Arbor. 3469 sq. ft., +1224 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $589,900.  4475 E. Lake Forest Dr., Ann Arbor. 3636 sq. +1620 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 4.1 baths.
  • $550,000.  4375 Lakeside Ct., Ann Arbor. 2158 sq. ft., +1135 in finished lower level, 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. Listed by The Bouma Group, Sale Pending
  • $549,900.  4362 Lakeside Ct., Ann Arbor. 2648 sq. ft., +1100 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths. Sale Pending
  • $534,900.  4371 Lake Forest Dr., Ann Arbor. 3149 sq. ft., +1250 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 2.1 baths. Sale Pending
  • $512,000.  1878 Orchardview, Ann Arbor. 2691 sq. ft., +1600 in finished lower level, 5 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.

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Brookside Commons Condos, Ann Arbor Report

Brookside Commons Condo Report – October 2017Brookside Commons condos, Ann Arbor MI

Brookside Commons is a beautiful Ann Arbor complex, the larger units are surrounded by a wonderfully maintained landscape that includes tree lines, a fountain, a clubhouse and more. There are currently no condos listed for sale and so far this year, 6 have sold.

Sold Condos:

  • $355,000. 199 Kingsbrook Ave., Ann Arbor. 1822 sq. ft., + 1000 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $325,000. 114 Ponds View Dr., Ann Arbor. 1822 sq. ft., + 600 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 2.2 baths.
  • $309,900. 120 Ponds View Dr., Ann Arbor. 1730 sq. ft., + 650 in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $300,000. 108 Ponds View Dr., Ann Arbor. 1298 sq. ft., + 1078 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.0 baths.
  • $284,000. 171 Kingsbrook Ave., Ann Arbor. 1730 sq. ft., + 575 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $272,900. 162 Kingsbrook Ave., Ann Arbor. 1730 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.

Last year at Brookside Commons, 4 condos sold with an average sale price of $286,125 and an average price per square foot of $159.00. The 6 condos sold this year have an ASP of $307,800, up 8%, and an A$/SF of $184.00, up 16%. To learn more about condo values at Brookside Commons, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-300 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor Condominiums here!

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You Don’t Want to Hear This from Your Listing Agent

What You Want and Don’t Want to Hear from Your Listing Agent

Business Man Meeting with Listing Agent Looking at Contract

You’ve decided to sell your house. You begin to interview potential real estate agents to help you through the process. You need someone you trust enough to:

  • Set the market value on possibly the largest asset your family owns (your home)
  • Set the time schedule for the successful liquidation of that asset
  • Set the fee for the services required to liquidate that asset

An agent must be concerned first and foremost with you and your family to garner that degree of trust. Make sure this is the case.

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Wildwood Park Neighborhood, Ann Arbor Real Estate Report

Wildwood Park Real Estate Report – October 2017Wildwood Park Neighborhood, Ann Arbor MI Home in Subdivision

One of the most sought after downtown Ann Arbor neighborhoods, Wildwood Park offers beautiful retro homes in a mature, treed setting. There are currently 2 homes listed for sale and so far this year, 5 have sold.

Homes for Sale:

  • $599,000.  1208 Linwood Ave., Ann Arbor. 1748 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Sale Pending
  • $359,900.  406 N. Revena, Ann Arbor. 1616 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. Listed by The Bouma Group, Sale Pending

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1301 Millbrook Trail, Ann Arbor Condo in Heatherwood Condos

1301 Millbrook Trail, Ann Arbor, MI1301 Millbrook Trail

New Listing! Upper unit condo in desirable Heatherwood condominium complex with neutral decor. Details for 1301 Millbrook Trail include:

  • 1,212 sq ft with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
  • The open concept floor plan includes the kitchen, dining area, and vaulted living room with access to the deck.
  • The study off the living room can be used as a 3rd bedroom.
  • Amenities included are: clubhouse, walking trails, pool.  Building exterior maintenance, snow removal, trash removal, water and lawn care are included in association fees.
  • More photos and amenities.
  • MLS#3252403.
  • Listed for $185,000.

Schedule your private showing today for 1301 Millbrook Trl. by contacting The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com.

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19675 Lehman Rd, Manchester Home on 10 Acres

19675 Lehman Rd, Manchester MI19675 Lehman Rd

Just Listed! Contemporary Home on 10+ acres in Manchester with lots of natural light and plenty of clean lines. 19675 Lehman Rd, offers:

  • 2460 sq ft, plus an additional 908 sq ft finished in the lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3 and a half bathrooms.
  • The home offers a formal living room with a wood burning, stone fireplace, perfect to curl up next to during the cooler fall and winter evenings.
  • The eat-in kitchen features newer stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar, as well as room for your table for casual dining. You will also find a very large walk-in pantry.
  • Upstairs you will find a spacious flex space, great for a playroom or study, as well as 3 large bedrooms. The master suite has very unique lines, a wall of windows, and offers a huge en suite bathroom with separate tub and shower and a walk in closet.
  • There is an extra deep 2 car attached garage, as well as, a large, insulated and heated two story barn that would store all of your toys or could be used as a work shop.
  • More photos and features
  • Virtual Tour
  • MLS#3252308
  • Listed for $440,000

Call The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com today to schedule your private showing for 19675 Lehman Rd.

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Pines of Lake Forest, Ann Arbor Real Estate Update

Pines of Lake Forest Real Estate Report – September 2017Pines of Lakeforest, Ann Arbor MI Subdivision

Pines of Lake Forest is a luxurious Ann Arbor neighborhood with a beautifully designed natural setting, there are also many golf courses are nearby as well. There are currently 3 homes listed for sale and so far this year, 2 have sold.

Homes for Sale:

  • $979,900. 4141 Timber Ridge Dr., Ann Arbor. 4034 sq. ft., + 2000 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 4.1 baths.
  • $965,000. 3991 Calgary Ct., Ann Arbor. 4074 sq. ft., + 2252 in finished lower level, 6 bedrooms and 4.1 baths.
  • $720,000. 4111 Timber Ridge Dr., Ann Arbor. 4084 sq. ft., + 1436 in finished lower level, 5 bedrooms and 5.1 baths.

Sold Homes:

  • $915,000. 2308 Woodview Ln., Ann Arbor. 4733 sq. ft., + 1700 in finished lower level, 6 bedrooms and 4.1 baths.
  • $785,000. 2426 Woodview Ln., Ann Arbor. 3756 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.

Last year at Pines of Lake Forest, 2 homes sold with an average sale price of $900,000 and an average price per square foot of $154.00. The 2 homes sold this year have an ASP of $850,000, up 6%, and an A$/SF of $201.00, up 31%. To learn more about home values at Pines of Lake Forest, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor neighborhoods here!

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1327 Nottington Ct. Ann Arbor Home in Walnut View

1327 Nottington Ct. Ann Arbor, MI1327 Nottington Ct.

New Listing! Light and bright 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom end unit condo at 1327 Nottington Ct. Details include:

  • 1,401 sq ft, with an additional 1,051 sq ft in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms.
  • Living/dining room combo has built in shelving, with space for the television and all of your components, surrounding the gas fireplace.
  • The eat-in kitchen offers white, bright cabinets with plenty of storage.
  • Also on the main level is a spacious master suite that boasts 2 closets, master bathroom with dual sinks, as well as the second bedroom and an additional full bathroom.
  • In the lower level you will find a large family room/recreational space with a wet bar and the 3rd full bathroom.
  • More photos and features.
  • MLS#3252358.
  • Listed for $369,900.

Schedule a private showing today for 1327 Nottington Ct. – Contact The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060. or by email info@bouma.com.

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