All Posts in Category

Local Real Estate News

Oak Park, Michigan – A Great City To Call Home!

If you are looking for a new place to call home, check out Oak Park, Michigan. As the slide presentation  below demonstrates, Oak Park’s population has remained stable at near 30,000 for decades. The reason is simple. The city is built out and when someone moves there are people in line to move into this stable city.

Oak Park, Michigan exemplifies a well run diverse city that is centrally located in the greater metropolitan area! The city’s population, ethnic diversity and location makes Oak Park one of my favorite cities to serve. It starts with it citizens; middle income, possessing a great public school system that prepares its citizens to continue with tradition and pride. The crime rate is historically below both Michigan and the United States, as shown on the slide presentation below. The city’s population has been steady, primarily because the city is well established with little vacant land to expand.Oak Park is emerging as one of Southeast Oakland County’s sleeper communities and it is is getting attention and therefore  investing in infrastructure is occurring to meet the wants and needs of its citizens. Up until recently, 2015, Oak Park did not allow restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages, but that has changed. Today, there are 2 breweries moving into the city and a new American restaurant dubbed Oak Park Social.

Dog & Pony Show Brewing.  Unexpected Brewing, will be moving onto the 11 Mile corridor in the near future.Structurally, the city recently made several capital improvements, increasing the attention and demand to live in Berkley, along with Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, and Ferndale.  Berkley also added electrical bikes connecting Oak Park to Ferndale, along 9 Mile Road, to keep things fun and accessible, Berkley, while converting 9 Mile from 4 car lanes to 2 with the other two lanes accommodating the resurgence of the “desire to ride”.Oak Park has its

Read More

Woodward Corners Coming Soon

Woodward Corners by Beaumont is almost ready with some major tenants preparing to open, others working hard and unknown tenants sure to come as they see the beautiful development strategically located in Royal Oak at the southwest corner of 13 Mile and Woodward.  The above image is a rendering of  the stand alone grocery store, operated by Meijers, that depicts what it will look like when completed. We are told by Meijers that this facility will open next spring. 

Read More

Berkley Art Fest

You got to have art and in Berkley much of it is homemade and on the streets starting at 8 am on July 13, 2019  and concluding at 5 pm. Much of the art is home grown and created with chalk. It is a family affair. Here is a link to the official website . The event is championed by the Berkley Chamber of Commerce and what an event it is.

The art is exceptional. Bring the entire family. Go to the events website and see for yourself some of the great art created for last years event. Make sure you scroll down some to see what local talent created. Below is a small snap shot from last year.

While you are enjoying the art please take a look what Berkley has to offer as a community. There are over 100 homes for sale in Berkley, Michigan ranging in price from $119,900 to $559,000.

Read More

Ferndale – A Great Place To Call Home

The city of Ferndale is known for many things including being a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Woodward Avenue, the main roadway in Michigan,runs right through the heart of the city. The intersection of Woodward and Nine Mile Road is at the heart of its downtown. Woodward and expressways going in all directions make Ferndale convient to get to and from work anywhere in the Detroit area. A side note, across the street at the northern border there are a bunch of animals living at the Detroit Zoo.

The city’s population was 20,700 residents as of 2017 and is continuing to grow. The median home value in Ferndale is $131,100 with 64% of its residents owning a home. The median age of its residents is 35, which is 5 years younger than  the median age of the entire state of Michigan.

Ferndale is well known for its nightlife and fine dining. Some of the more popular spots to dine and relax include: Como’s, Imperial, Sneakers, One Eyed Betty’s and Detroit Ax. Let me find the home of your dreams and we will celebrate at one of these fine establishments.

Read More
Skip to toolbar