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Forestbrooke, Ann Arbor Real Estate Update

Forestbrooke Real Estate Update – June 2017Forestbrooke, Ann Arbor MI Neighborhood

There is currently 1 home listed for sale in Forestbrooke subdivision and so far this year, 3 have sold.

Home for Sale:

  • $275,000.  2806 Lillian, Ann Arbor. 1426 sq. ft., +672 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 1.1 baths.

Sold Homes:

  • $247,000.  2906 Brandywine, Ann Arbor. 1411 sq. ft., +450 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $218,000.  2920 Brandywine, Ann Arbor. 1676 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.
  • $185,000.  2840 Lillian, Ann Arbor. 2038 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.

Last year at Forestbrooke, 10 homes sold with an average sale price of $246,950 and an average price per square foot of $151.00. The 3 sold this year have an ASP of $216,667 and an A$/SF of $132.00. The decrease in the ASP and A$/SF can be attributed to the sale of 2840 Lillian, which sold for such a low price due to needing a complete remodel. Keep up-to-date with new listings and sales for this neighborhood on it’s website here. And for information on any Ann Arbor subdivision, contact us at The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com.

Liberty Glen, Ann Arbor Real Estate Report

Liberty Glen Real Estate Report – June 2017Liberty Glen Subdivision, Ann Arbor MI Real Estate

There is currently 1 home listed for sale at Liberty Glen subdivision, located on the west side of Ann Arbor, and so far this year 3 have sold.

Home for Sale:

  • $399,500.  360 Burr Oak, Ann Arbor. 2266 sq. ft., +821 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.

Sold Homes:

  • $385,000.  648 Burr Oak, Ann Arbor. 1991 sq. ft., +500 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $350,000.  682 Trego Circle, Ann Arbor. 1802 sq. ft., +600 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.
  • $300,000.  2986 Atterberry, Ann Arbor. 1942 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.

Last year at Liberty Glen, 3 homes sold with an average sale price of $345,833 and an average price per square foot of $177.00. The 3 homes sold this year have an ASP of $345,000 and A$/SF of $181.00, both almost the same as last year. Home values continue to rise at Liberty Glen since the low in 2008 when the ASP was $249,250 and the A$/SF was 123.96. Keep up with trends at this Ann Arbor neighborhood, contact us today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com and we can talk about your home’s value and buying and selling needs!

Hollywood Park, Ann Arbor Subdivision Report

Hollywood Park Real Estate Report – June 2017Hollywood Park Subdivision, Ann Arbor Neighborhood Real Estate Report

There is currently 1 home listed for sale in the Hollywood Park neighborhood on the west side of Ann Arbor and so far this year, 6 have sold.

Home for Sale:

  • $289,000.  1146 Ravenswood, Ann Arbor. 1876 sq. ft., +286 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 1.1 baths.

Sold Homes:

  • $295,205.  3012 Sequoia Pkwy, Ann Arbor. 1449 sq. ft., +1000 in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 3 baths.
  • $295,000.  1365 Kuehnle St., Ann Arbor. 1428 sq. ft., +300 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 1.1 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $285,000.  618 Duane, Ann Arbor. 1050 sq. ft., +800 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $280,000.  2631 Bernice, Ann Arbor. 1414 sq. ft., +700 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 1.1 baths.
  • $269,900.  1225 Ravenwood, Ann Arbor. 1428 sq. ft., +650 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 1.1 baths.
  • $267,000.  2643 Bernice, Ann Arbor. 1074 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 1.1 baths.

Last year at Hollywood Park, 11 homes sold with an average sale price of $272,691 and an average price per square foot of $174.00. The 6 sold this year have an ASP of $277,975, up 2% and an A$SF of $211.00, up 21%. Home values have continued to climb since the low in 2011, see the statistics here. To learn more about home values, new listings, and more for Hollywood Park, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor Subdivisions here!

Fleming Creek, Ann Arbor Real Estate Update

Fleming Creek Real Estate Report – June 2017Fleming Creek Subdivision, Ann Arbor MI Homes

There are currently 0 homes listed for sale at Fleming Creek, an upscale neighborhood on the north side of Ann Arbor. So far this year, 2 homes have sold and last year, 3 homes sold.

Homes Sold 2017:

  • $475,000.  4725 Parkside Court, Ann Arbor. 2569 sq. ft., +702 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $467,000.  4822 N.Ridgeside Court, Ann Arbor. 3008 sq. ft., +2000 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.

Homes Sold 2016:

  • $475,000.  4993 S. Ridgeside Court, Ann Arbor. 2728 sq. ft., +880 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths. Listed & Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $400,000.  4976 S. Ridgeside Circle, Ann Arbor. 1999 sq. ft., +680 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $390,000.  2400 Parkside Drive, Ann Arbor. 2001 sq. ft., +800 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 4 baths.

The 3 homes sold last year have an average sale price of $421,667 and an average price per square foot of $190.00. The 2 sold this year have an ASP of $471,000, up 12%, and an A$SF of $170.00, down 10.5%. To be notified of new listings or learn more about Fleming Creek, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor Subdivisions here!

2039 Tibbitts Court, Ann Arbor Home at Orchard Place

2039 Tibbitts Court, Ann Arbor MI 481052039 Tibbitts Court, Ann Arbor MI Home at Orchard Place

New Listing! Pristine 2-story home in a wooded setting in the desirable Orchard Place neighborhood. Features include:

  • 2340 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • Vaulted living room shares a 2-sided fireplace with the dining area and kitchen.
  • New cabinets, granite counters, and stainless appliances in the kitchen.
  • Large, first floor master bedroom suite has a vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet, and private bath with a spa tub.
  • MLS# 3248877
  • Listed for $479,900

To learn more about 2039 Tibbitts Court or to schedule a showing for this Ann Arbor home, contact us at The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View photos and details for Orchard Place subdivision here!

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1070 Shady Oaks, Ann Arbor MI Home for Sale

1070 Shady Oaks, Ann Arbor MI 481031070 Shady Oaks, Ann Arbor MI 48103 Home for Sale

Just Listed! One-of-a-kind, custom designed Arts & Crafts style home with a contemporary flair situated on Ann Arbor’s west side of town. This spacious home features:

  • 4622 square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • Stunning vaulted great room has a wall of light-filled windows, stone fireplace, and a large wood beamed ceiling.
  • Huge kitchen offers an eating space, center island, stainless appliances, cherry cabinets and flooring, and granite counters.
  • Vaulted master suite with spa tub and attached nursery/study.
  • More photos & features
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3241066
  • Listed for $684,900

To schedule a private showing or lean more about 1070 Shady Oaks, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more of our Featured Properties here!

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330 Evergreen Place, Ann Arbor Luxury Home Listing

330 Evergreen Place, Ann Arbor MI 48104330 Evergreen Place, Ann Arbor MI Luxury Real Estate Listing

Just Listed! One of the most charming luxury homes you’ll find in Ann Arbor, with a fantastic location in Orchard Hills, near the Nichols Arboretum. Details include:

  • 2604 sq. ft., with an additional 1200 in the finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • All stone, 3-story Country English style home with lots of history.
  • Over $400k in recent renovations throughout.
  • Amazing landscaping with stone walls, tiered gardens, sprinkler, lighting, patio, decks, and heated driveway.
  • More photos and details
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3243423
  • Listed for $1,249,000

To learn more about the incredible home at 330 Evergreen Place, or to request a private showing, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com today!

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4375 Lakeside Court, Ann Arbor Home at Lake Forest

4375 Lakeside Court, Ann Arbor MI4375 Lakeside Court, Ann Arbor Home at Lake Forest

Just Listed! Peaceful water views from this ranch home in the desirable Lake Forest subdivision. Features include:

  • 2158 sq. ft., with an additional 1135 in the finished lower level, 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths.
  • Great room shares a double-sided fireplace with the large kitchen and dining area.
  • An elevated deck spans the back of the home and faces the water.
  • Walk-out lower level has an expansive rec room with a fireplace, 2 bedrooms and a full bath.
  • More photos and details
  • Virtual tour
  • MLS# 3248607
  • Listed for $600,000

For more information on 4375 Lakeside Court or to request a private showing, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View photos and amenities for the Lake Forest Subdivision here!

Barton Hills, Ann Arbor Real Estate Report

Barton Hills Real Estate Report – May 2017Barton Hills Neighborhood, Ann Arbor MI 48105

There are currently 6 homes listed for sale at the exclusive Barton Hills neighborhood and so far this year, 2 have sold.

Homes for Sale:

  • $5,900,000.  660 Barton Shore Dr., Ann Arbor. 9648 sq. ft., +4608 in the finished lower level, 6 bedrooms and 7.5 baths.
  • $1,695,000.  800 Oakdale, Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor. 6610 square feet with 6 bedrooms and 5.1 baths.
  • $1,649,000.  180 Underdown, Ann Arbor. 4987 sq. ft., +1600 in finished lower level, 6 bedrooms and 4.2 baths. Sale Pending
  • $950,000.  490 Barton Shore Dr., Ann Arbor. 2737 sq. ft., +850 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.
  • $899,900.  2815 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor. 4423 sq. ft., +1700 in finished lower level, 5 bedrooms and 5.1 baths.
  • $795,000.  239 Barton Shore Dr., Ann Arbor. 3116 sq. ft., +706 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.

Sold Homes:

  • $1,310,000.  310 Corrie Rd., Ann Arbor. 6892 sq. ft., +1600 in finished lower level, 6 bedrooms and 5.1 baths.
  • $1,100,000.  741 Oakdale Rd., Ann Arbor. 3846 sq. ft., 954 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 2.3 baths.

Last year at Barton Hills, 4 homes sold with an average sale price of $932,000 and an average price per square foot of $254.00. The 2 sold so far this year have an ASP of $1,205,000, up 29%, and an A$SF of $238.00, down 6%. To learn more about home values at Barton Hills or to be notified when a new listing hits the market, contact us at The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor Neighborhoods here!

7 Signs You’re Ready to Buy a Place of Your Own

Are You Ready to Buy a Place of Your Own?

Living in an apartment or rental home does have its perks: You can test out different neighborhoods and locations, you have the flexibility to move, and you have access to great amenities like a gym or pool. But there’s a reason that owning a home, rather than renting one, is a highly desired achievement.

Maybe the thought of having your own place has crossed your mind only recently, or maybe you’re regularly saving a chunk of your paycheck for that future down payment. No matter where you are in the process of considering home ownership, here are the unmistakable signs that you’re ready to buy your first home.

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1. You Want to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Because renters don’t tend to live in one apartment for very long, it can be difficult to meet people who live in your building. But when you buy a home and are more invested in your community, it’s easier to forge lasting friendships.

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