9432 Hartel St., Livonia home in Pearl Wilson Subdivision

9432 Hartel St., Livonia, MI9432 Hartel St.

JUST LISTED! This updated ranch home is close to everything, making it a commuter’s dream! The charming home at 9432 Hartel St. offers:

  • 1,058 sq ft on the main level, with an additional 640 sq ft finished in the lower level, 3 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom.
  • The coved ceilings and beautiful trim are reminiscent of a time passed, yet the home boasts the conveniences of today.
  • The kitchen has some newer stainless appliances, ample storage and a pass through window with a bar height counter, into the dining area.
  • There are 3 light-filled bedrooms that share the renovated, main floor bathroom.
  • The newer, sleek wood flooring and paint throughout is fresh and modern.
  • Over-sized 2 car detached garage is out back in the manageable sized and fenced in yard.
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  • Listed for $174,900
  • MLS #3253942

Contact The Bouma Group, Realtors today to schedule your private showing of 9432 Hartel St. call 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com

5478 Parkgrove Rd., Ann Arbor Condo in Parkwood Condominium

5478 Parkgrove Rd., Ann Arbor, MI5478 Parkgrove Rd.

New Listing! Welcome home to this wonderfully decorated and tastefully updated condo, located at 5478 Parkgrove Rd. This 2 story condo includes:

  • 1,860 sq ft with 2 bedrooms and 2 full and 1 half bathrooms.
  • In the living room you will find 2 story ceilings and stacked stone fireplace, that is open to the dining space. The open floor plan offers a great flow for entertaining your guests.
  • A very large kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, as well as a large island, a breakfast nook, and a pass-through window into the dining room.
  • Upstairs are two large and bright bedrooms, each with their own full bathroom and plenty of closet space.
  • There is also a loft/flex space upstairs that would be ideal for an office, craft room or playroom.
  • This unit features a 2 car attached garage, as well as a private front door entrance.
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  • Virtual Tour
  • Listed for $329,900
  • MLS #3253949

Contact The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com to schedule your private showing today for 5478 Parkgrove Rd.

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8251 CJ Landing, Pinckney home on Little Portage Lake

8251 CJ Landing, Pinckney, MI8251 CJ Landing

New Listing! This custom built home is a lake lover’s dream! With amazing views of and access to Little Portage Lake, part of Portage Chain of Lakes 8251 CJ Landing offers:

  • 2,398 sq ft finished above ground and an additional 640 sq ft in the lower level, with 4 bedrooms and 2 and a half bathrooms.
  • Open concept main living area boasts gas fireplace and tons of windows to look out on to the lake.
  • The kitchen has a very functional layout as well as an island for quick meals.
  • The master suite is located on the main level of the home and has it’s own private bath, which includes a soaking tub and a separate shower as well as dual sinks.
  • Upstairs you will find an additional bathroom as well as 3 more bedrooms, and plenty of space to add even more bedrooms, should you desire!
  • The lower level is partially finished with a recreation space as well as is plumbed for a bathroom.
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  • MLS #3253297
  • Listed for $599,900

Contact The Bouma Group, Realtors today to schedule your private showing of 8251 CJ Landing, 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com

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Summerfield Glen, Ann Arbor Condominium Report for 2017

Summerfield Glen Year End Condo Report – 2017Summerfield Glen condominium, Ann Arbor, MI

In 2017, Summerfield Glen sold a total of 12 condos; 2 of which The Bouma Group was involved with. The sales decreased by 3 condos compared to 2016. On average, the sale price exceeded the listing price allowing home owners to have control.

Sold Condos:

  • $241,000. 827 E. Summerfield Glen Cir., Ann Arbor. 1412 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $229,000. 926 W. Summerfield Glen, Ann Arbor. 1196 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $227,500. 1018 W. Summerfield Glen Cir., Ann Arbor. 1256 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $226,000. 1004 W. Summerfield Glen Cir., Ann Arbor. 1196 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $225,000. 859 E. Summerfield Glen Cir., Ann Arbor. 1256 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $221,500. 952 W. Summerfield Glen Cir., Ann Arbor. 1260 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $220,000. 1000 W. Summerfield Glen Cir., Ann Arbor. 1231 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $219,900. 851 E. Summerfield Glen, Ann Arbor. 1227 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group

For a complete list of Sold Condos at Summerfield Glen in 2017, contact The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060.

Currently, the average sale price of condos at Summerfield Glen is $220,817, which is an increase of 8% compared to the ASP in 2016. The average price per square foot for the 12 condos is $178.00 which is an increase of 5% in comparison to the A$/SF of $169.00 in 2016. For more details and information about Summerfield Glen, contact the condo specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-306o or email info@bouma.com. View previous market reports for Summerfield Glen here!

 

The Arbors, Ann Arbor Condominium Report for 2017

The Arbors Year End Condo Report – 2017The Arbors, Ann Arbor, MI

In 2017, The Arbors sold a total of 7 condos. The sales increased by 3 condos compared to 2016. Offers that were both above and below listing price were accepted, displaying equality for both buyers and sellers.

Sold Condos:

  • $312,000. 4476 Hillside Ct., Ann Arbor. 1553 sq. ft., + 730 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $309,500. 4329 Pine Ridge Ct., Ann Arbor. 1553 sq. ft., + 678 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $268,888. 4269 Pine Ridge Ct., Ann Arbor. 1386 sq. ft., + 700 in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $268,000. 4308 Pine Ridge Ct., Ann Arbor. 1280 sq. ft., + 600 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.0 baths.
  • $265,000. 4332 Hillside Dr. #32, Ann Arbor. 1286 sq. ft., + 800 in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $257,500. 4374 Hillside Dr. #26, Ann Arbor. 1286 sq. ft., + 600 in finished lower level, 2 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $240,000. 4463 Hillside Ct., Ann Arbor. 1142 sq. ft., + 1000 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.0 baths.

Currently, the average sale price of condos at The Arbors is $274,413, which is a decrease of 3% compared to the ASP in 2016. The average price per square foot for the 7 condos sold is $203.00, which is an increase in comparison to the A$/SF of $199.00 in 2016. For more details and information about The Arbors, contact the condo specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View the previous market report for The Arbors here!

3132 Asher Rd., Ann Arbor Condo in Berkshire Creek

3132 Asher Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 3132 Asher Rd.

New Listing! This light filled 2.5 Story end unit condo at 3132 Asher Rd. has so much to offer, including:

  • 2,179 sq feet of living space with 2 bedrooms and 2 and a half bathrooms.
  • Enter into the unit with your own private front entrance, or through your 2 car attached garage.
  • Huge open concept living, dining and kitchen area. The kitchen has newer black appliances, granite counters and a breakfast bar.
  • Each of the bedrooms has it’s own private bathroom. The master suite bathroom has dual sinks and a jetted tub and separate shower.
  • There is a large deck to enjoy during the warmer months.
  • More photos and features
  • MLS #3253904
  • Listed for $349,900

Schedule your private showing today for 3132 Asher Rd., Ann Arbor today by contacting The Bouma Group, Realtors at 734-761-3060 or email info@bouma.com.

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Stonebridge Heathers Condominium Report for 2017

Stonebridge Heathers Year End Condo Report – 2017stonebridge heaters, ann arbor MI

In 2017, Stonebridge Heathers sold a total of 5 condos. The amount of sales stayed consistent, with 5 condos selling last year as well. Offers below the listing price were often accepted, making the process of purchasing easier for buyers.

Sold Condos:

  • $435,000. 4980 Doral Dr., Ann Arbor. 2083 sq. ft., + 1000 in finished lower level, 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $430,000. 4859 Dorsal Dr., Ann Arbor. 1740 sq. ft., + 860 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $400,000. 1787 Stonebridge Dr. N., Ann Arbor. 2083 sq. ft., + 300 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.
  • $394,900. 1981 Stonebridge Dr., Ann Arbor. 1740 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.1 baths.
  • $390,000. 1973 Stonebridge Dr. N., Ann Arbor. 1740 sq. ft., + 691 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.1 baths.

Currently the average sale price of condos at Stonebridge Heathers is $409,980, which is a decrease of 6.5% compared to the ASP in 2016. The average price per square foot for the 5 condos sold in 2017 is $220.00, which is a slight decrease in comparison to the A$/SF of $224.00 in 2016. For more details and information about Stonebridge Heathers, contact the condo specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View previous blog posts for Stonebridge Heathers here!

Scio Village Condos, Ann Arbor Report

Scio Village Condo Report – December 2017Scio Village Condos, Ann Arbor, MI

Scio Village is a charming Ann Arbor complex; these brownstone style condos are situated among amenities and surrounded by beautifully designed landscaping. There are currently no condos listed for sale and so far this year, 17 have sold.

Sold Condos:

  • $326,000. 301 Scio Village Ct. #154, Ann Arbor. 1581 sq. ft., + 1052 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.0 baths.
  • $259,000. 273 Scio Village Ct. #123, Ann Arbor. 1581 sq. ft., + 1150 in finished lower level, 3 bedrooms and 3.0 baths.
  • $241,500. 273 Scio Village Ct. #242, Ann Arbor. 1500 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $240,000. 331 Scio Village Ct. #282, Ann Arbor. 1594 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $239,000. 229 Scio Village Ct. #216, Ann Arbor. 1586 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $238,400. 273 Scio Village Ct. #244, Ann Arbor. 1586 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $235,000. 229 Scio Village Ct. #222, Ann Arbor. 1586 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group
  • $228,000. 273 Scio Village Ct. #240, Ann Arbor. 1376 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group

For a complete list of Sold Condos at Scio Village, Ann Arbor, contact us at (734)761-3060.

Last year at Scio Village, 10 condos sold with an average sale price of $225,805 and an average price per square foot of $176.00. The 17 condos sold this year have an ASP of $231,724, up 3%, and an A$/SF of $169.00, down 4%. To learn more about condo values at Scio Village, contact the condo specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor condominiums here!

 

 

Sloan Plaza Condos, Ann Arbor Report

Sloan Plaza Condo Report – December 2017

Sloan Plaza is a luxury Ann Arbor complex located in the heart of downtown with many deluxe features such as: a secured entry with door person, covered parking, a spectacular view and more. There are currently 4 condos listed for sale and so far this year, 1 has sold.Sloan Plaza Condos, Ann Arbor, MI

Condos for Sale:

  • $750,000. 505 E. Huron St. #409, Ann Arbor. 1598 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $660,000. 505 E. Huron St. #307, Ann Arbor. 1673 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths.
  • $550,000. 505 E. Huron St. #604, Ann Arbor. 1373 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sale Pending
  • $490,000. 505 E. Huron St. #206, Ann Arbor. 1887 square feet with possibility to renovate into a residential living space. Sale Pending

Sold Condos:

  • $875,000. 505 E. Huron St. #205, Ann Arbor. 1868 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2.0 baths. Sold by The Bouma Group

Last year at Sloan Plaza, 2 condos sold with an average sale price of $1,000,000 and an average price per square foot of $404.00. The 1 condo sold this year, had a selling price of $875,000, down 13%, and a price per square foot of $468.42, up 16%. Note: the condo sold this year has 694 square feet less than the average of the condos sold in 2016. To learn more about condo values at Sloan Plaza, contact the condo specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email info@bouma.com. View more Ann Arbor condominiums here!

6 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment

A 20% down payment is a significant chunk of change. But with enough time to prepare and a little bit of creative budgeting, you’ll be able to save up for your new home sooner than you think. Follow these helpful budgeting tips to get started!

Break Down Your Budget

Closeup of the black and white number keys on a basic calculator.While it’s never a bad idea to start saving for a down payment, it’s an even better idea to analyze your budget before you consider a home purchase. This will help you set realistic expectations and concrete goals.

First, make a list of all of your necessary monthly expenditures — rent, power, water, phone service, student loans, etc. Add these expenditures up and subtract them from your monthly take-home pay. Then, look at everything that is left over and consider what to cut back.

After you’ve taken a look at your spending, determine what home price range (and, consequently, a 20% down payment) you could comfortably afford based on your current monthly budget. Our handy mortgage payment calculator might help! Continue reading