Thursday, November 29, 2012
This home is 1,700 square feet of finished living space and has a detached 2 stall garage. It is priced to sell at $149,900. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 231/384-1207 for more information or to schedule a showing. Come visit and see what makes Blue Lake Township, Kalkaska County, Michigan so very special!!
Friday, November 16, 2012
Real Estate Market Conditions for October 2012
Gladwin County is located in rural Northern Michigan and is conveniently located within 3 hours of Detroit and 2-2.5 hours of Flint and Lansing making it easy to come "Up North" for the weekend. But, we encourage you to stay longer. After visiting Gladwin you will want to spend much more time here! Gladwin, Michigan is an area popular for its scenic lakes (including Wixom Lake and Secord Lake), plentiful state land, quaint parks, Amish communities and down town shopping. Gladwin is primarily a second home/resort community due to the amount of waterfront homes. Gladwin, Michigan has real estate to accommodate every buyer from very affordable cabins to luxurious homes. As a life-long resident of Gladwin County I know the area well and the real estate market even better!
3729 West Branch Drive, Gladwin
Secord Lake Waterfront
MLS #158123 $249,900
300 Van Dyke Road, Beaverton
Family Friendly Home
MLS #158140 $37,500
The real estate market conditions in Gladwin, Michigan along with most areas of Michigan, remain somewhat challenging, but appear to be stable! There is a slightly improving economy and less days on market. If you are interested in buying your first home or your vacation home, it is a fabulous time to buy! Interest rates are very low for qualified buyers, and there is a lot of inventory to choose from. Homes are more affordable then they have been in years! Buyers: With fall here sellers may be willing to negotiate lower sales prices. Let me help you find your special place to escape to or to call home. Sellers: Your home needs exposure to the market all year long! List today if you are serious about selling!
Here are the latest real estate market conditions for Gladwin, Michigan and the surrounding areas of Beaverton, Harrison, Clare, Rhodes, Bentley, Wixom Lake and Secord Lake. In October I had 7 closings and currently I have 4 pending.....sales continue to be strong!!
The Clare/Gladwin Board of Realtors currently has 931 homes for sale through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and 92 of those were new to the market in October. The number of new listings is 9 more than last month. The average asking price of the homes currently on the market is $109,730 and the average days on market for those homes has been 282 days. These stats are only slightly different than the last 2.5 years clarifying my theory that the Gladwin, Michigan real estate market conditions are stable! Residential asking prices range from $7,500 - 950,000.
During the month of October we saw 64 homes sell/close in Gladwin, Michigan. This is 2 less than in September. The average asking price was $95,746. The average sales price was $86,333 and the average days on market for these homes was 256 days. The average days on market is 5 days more than last month. The sellers received an average of 90.1% of their asking price.
In Gladwin 90 homes expired from the market unsold in October. The main reason homes don't sell during their listing period is that they were priced incorrectly for the real estate market conditions and or condition of the home. In any market it is imperative that a listing be priced as competitively as possible for its condition in order to have the best chance of selling. To learn more about why homes expire from the market visit this link to a page on my website. If you're thinking about selling your Gladwin area home one very important fact to know about your real estate market conditions is the absorption rate. The absorption rate will tell you how long it will take for the current inventory of homes in Gladwin, Michigan to be absorbed by the market if no other homes come on the market. The absorption rate for October is 1.2 years! If you want your Gladwin, Michigan area home sold you need to know this number to help you price your home accordingly.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Real Estate Market Conditions forLake
Welcome! Visitors are welcome in Beaverton, Michigan especially the kind that like to stay and play awhile! Come with your family, your friends or just yourself and I'll bet you'll make new friends while you're here! Wixom Lake is an approximately 2,000 acre all sports lake, inside Gladwin County and located in Beaverton, Michigan. The lake takes in Billings and Tobacco Township and is formed by the Tittabawassee River system and is also fed by the Cedar and Tobacco Rivers.
It would take many hours of boat travel to see the entire lake! Many people enjoy Wixom Lake with pontoons, ski boats, jet ski's, fishing boats and it's not uncommon to see a canoe or kayak during the quieter times. Be sure to check out "Pontoon Alley", a local and very popular area to spend the afternoon on Wixom Lake! Pontoon Alley boasts a shallow, sandy bottom swimming area with a very festive atmosphere!
Public access (DNR Launch Site) on Dundas Road on the Tobacco River side of the lake.
There are currently 52 active listings onLake. They range in price from $35,000 - $585,000.
October saw six new listings on Wixom Lake ranging in price from $69,900 to $310,000.
During the month of October we saw eight listings expire and six homes sell.
Below are featured listings on Wixom Lake. Click on the address to learn more about them.5347 Oakridge, Beaverton, MI $155,000
4237 Grant, Beaverton MI $39,900
681 Quillette, Beaverton MI $585,000
627 Quillette, Beaverton, MI $95,000
4127 Wieman, Beaverton, MI $39,900
3537 Lakeview, Beaverton, MI $110,000
5278 Mallard Court, Beaverton, MI $129,000
Click here to search for more available listings on Wixom Lake
Real Estate Market Conditions on Secord Lake
Welcome! Visitors are welcome in Gladwin, Michigan especially the kind that like to stay and play awhile! Come with your family, your friends or just yourself and I'll bet you'll make new friends while you're here!
Secord Lake is an approximately 2,000 acre serene and picturesque all sports lake,inside Gladwin County and located in Gladwin, Michigan. The lake takes in Secord Township and is formed by the Tittabawassee River system. It would take many hours of boat travel to see the entire lake! You will find miles of shoreline and much sandy swimming!
Many people enjoy Secord Lake with pontoons, ski boats, jet ski's, fishing boats and it's not uncommon to see a canoe or kayak during the quieter times. Don't forget to check out Lost Arrow Resort on the Water, a beautiful waterfront resort that boasts a fabulous restaurant serving many fine foods including farm raised venison. The resort also offers trophy whitetail hunting, a sporting clay course, fishing, indoor pool and spa!
There are currently 46 active listings for Secord Lake ranging from $69,900 to $389,000.
Below are featured listings for Secord Lake:
3729 West Branch Drive $249,900
3848 Thendara $229,900
110 Fawn $160,000
110a Fawn $145,000
110b Fawn $20,000
3449 Lakeshore Drive $129,900
4426 Lakeview, Alger $99,000
3761 Jennings Court $119,900
Click here to visit more listings on Secord Lake!!!!
Real Estate Market Conditions for Sugar Springs
Lake Lancer & Lancelot
Lake Lancer & Lancelot offer 1,000 acres of water fun with Lake Lancer at 780 acres and Lancelot at 230 acres. These two lakes are private and are for residents of Sugar Springs, a planned community with over 3,200 platted acres. There are 15 private beach clubs along the shores of the lakes for association members only. Some of the beach clubs offer restrooms, showers, swimming, picnic areas and boat launches. Fisherman enjoy the tranquility of the lakes and the Northern Pike, Walleye, Bass and Panfish that can readily be caught from both Lake Lancer & Lake Lancelot. Lake waters are tested annually and treated several times per year to control weeds and infestation allowing boaters, skiers, jet skiers and swimmers to enjoy the waters! Lake Lancer and Lancelot are in Butman Township within Gladwin County.
There are currently 40 active waterfront listings on Lake Lancer and Lake Lancelot.
They range in price from $159,900 to $439,900
October new listings on Lake Lancer and Lake Lancelot ranging in price from $294,000 to $309,000. During the month of October we saw three listing expire and one home sell.
Click here to search for available listings in Sugar Springs!!
Monday, November 12, 2012
Price Reduction at 894 Rivers Terrace, Gladwin, MI
Smallwood Lake Waterfront
$114,900 with Land Contract Terms!
Retreat to the Lake! 108' of all sports Smallwood Lake frontage on a deep treed lot is the setting for this up north home or cottage. Frontage is good swimming and Smallwood Lake is known for great fishing! 1,228 sq ft offers 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Great room with kitchen area (appliances included) and bay window overlooking water. Fireplace with blower in living room makes for a cozy cottage. Large sun room for extra sleeping or living space steps out to the trex decking. Sun room and deck offer a gorgeous view of the lake! Easy steps to water, suspended dock, seawall, storage shed near water and 2 fire pits. Paved drive, beautiful yard, and 2 more large storage sheds. Updates include newer roof and 5" well. Many extras such as, sold furnished, exterior electrical outlets, outside hot water faucet, and nice set up for winterization.
Click HERE to visit my website for more details!!!
Friday, November 9, 2012
3449 Lakeshore Drive, Gladwin, MI
Secord Lake Waterfront Log Cabin
Level lot w/ walkout sandy beach frontage on all sports Secord Lake. With a view for miles & a wooded lot you can't help but get immersed in the up north atmosphere. Very well maintained log cabin w/ many modern updates which include newer furnace, hot water heater, appliances, electric panel, flooring, most windows, & ceilings. Newer steel shingled roof, & some logs replaced & the entire exterior fully sanded, stained, sealed & rechinking completed! Great room offers a kitchen & living area that is cozy and inviting. Updated bathroom, laundry room that offers storage, & a large bedroom that currently has sleeping space for 4+. Bedroom addition has a high ceiling, gorgeous wood beams & walks out to the large deck facing the lake. Yard offers room to play and walks out to a sandy beach area & great swimming! Panoramic view of the lake will make you never want to leave! 1 car garage size storage shed with electric, additional shed with loft storage.
Click HERE to visit my website for more details!!!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
2,000 square foot home on 5 acres and frontage on the Little Rapid River located just off the west corridor of Kalkaska County. Great opportunity for someone looking for a retirement or recreational home that is close to all the amenities of Traverse City 15 miles away or within minutes of Torch, Elk and Skegemog Lakes plus Shanty Creek Resort.
Home features walk out basement, 2 car heated garage, 3 BR's, gas fireplace, open living area with cathedral ceilings and state land adjoins the property. Lots of updates done to the home including new covered front porch, large raised deck on the back and 95+ furnace. This is an extremely well maintained home that is set up for easy entertaining indoors and out!!
Click here for more information or contact email@example.com to schedule a showing. Priced to sell and will not last long on the market at $149,900!!
Friday, November 2, 2012
New Listing at 3729 West Branch Drive, Gladwin, MI
Secord Lake Waterfront!
Enjoy the good life at Secord Lake! Sprawling ranch w/ a full, w/o, finished basement is 1,200 sq feet on each floor. Pretty 1/2 acre lawn with 174' on the lake. Enter into the roomy foyer & immediately notice the wall of windows that allow for natural light & amazing views of the lake. The great room offers living room, dining area & kitchen w/ ample cupboard & counter space. 2 main floor bedrooms. Also a large full bath with whirlpool tub, pantry area & laundry on main floor. Attached garage is semi-finished & makes a great space for entertaining in the warm months. The lower level family room is where you will want to spend a lot of time. It has a bar area near a 3 sided fireplace, spacious but cozy tv area & plenty of room for all the family. Lower level bedroom & bath as well. Paved driveway, separate 2.5 car pole barn & storage shed. Sprinkler system, wrap around decking w/ awning,covered patio, steps to waters edge, vinyl seawall & suspended dock complete the package.
Click HERE to visit my website to see more of the Secord Lake Waterfront home!!
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