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Local Shopping Guide

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Now that Black Friday is over, you may be getting tired of Big Box stores. Plus, it's always nice to support local shops. Here's a local guide for you to find the perfect gift for your family and friends while being able to enjoy Downtown Ann Arbor (or Downtown Saline). There are plenty more local shops downtown and spread throughout the city. These are just a few Ann Arbor staples offering handmade, vintage, and special gifts. 

 

16 Hands  

407 North 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Located in Kerry Town stores in the market on the second floor, this shop's motto is “Handcrafted. Heartfelt." 16 Hands started as an artist collective and still has the feel of an artist haven. Shop local in Kerry Town for beautifully made household items, candles, jewelry and more.

 


 

Heavenly Metal

208 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Also located in Kerry Town in downtown Ann Arbor, Heavenly Metal is a lifestyle and gift shop with scarves, socks, decor and much more. The store items change with seasons and are added to almost daily. They hope you leave feeling that “you are as beautiful as you feel."

 

 

Pineapple house

101 E. Michigan Avenue Saline, MI 48176

Downtown Saline also has great local shops. Pineapple House is very festive depending on the season. Around this Holiday Season, the store has gorgeous Christmas decor for you to add to your Home or gift to others. From tabletop, bed linens, furniture and gorgeous accessories for all occasions, this Saline shop will give you holiday cheer.

 

 

Thistle and Bess

222 N. Fourth Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Thistle and Bess is an unique shop adds a vintage flare to the Ann Arbor area. The downtown Ann Arbor store has fine jewelry, fashion accessories, bar ware, bath and beauty products, home accessories, paper and select children’s clothing and toys.  The owner's travel around the world to find you high quality antiques for collecting and gifting.

 

Crazy Wisdom

114 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

For the book lover, you can find good reads on a number of topics at Crazy Wisdom. They even have a tea and coffee cafe, so you can relax and reset after a long day of shopping. Along with books, they also carry candles, lotions, and incense for stocking stuffers or small gifts.

 

 

DIYpsi

Saturday, December 8 from 11-7 / Sunday, December 9 from 12-6

If you want to go to a one-stop-shop full of local vendors, DIYpsi is an art fair that takes place in Ypsilanti’s business districts. The holiday market will feature 90 vendors at Riverside Arts Center.


 

 

 

 

Tom Stachler is a Michigan licensed real estate Broker and Builder working in the Ann Arbor, Saline and Dexter Real Estate markets.  Please refer to the helpful Links above for more information about Buying or selling real estate, homes and condos when searching for one of the area's best real estate brokers.

WIN TWO DETROIT RED WING HOCKEY TICKETS

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

WOW, THESE ARE PERFECT SEATS JUST 12 ROWS OFF THE ICE !

Located between the Blue Line and Goal on the preferred end that Detroit attacks twice.  You will love this special holiday treat.    

Win This Pair of Tickets

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We will be giving away Ring Video Doorbells with Indoor Chimes Next Drawing. 

 

Tom Stachler is a licensed Broker and Builder selling properties in and around the Ann Arbor, Saline and Dexter markets.  Please check out the website Resources, Sellers and Buyers Tabs at the top of this page for helpful local and transition information, Home pricing and much, much more.  

 

**PRICE DROP** Wonderful Home on 1.2 Acres in Cul Du Sac

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Great Family Home on Cul du Sac

This wonderful home is just what you have been waiting for.  It has a large 1.2 acre fenced in yard with an out building.  Close to Ann Arbor and easy access near Michigan Ave and US-23 this home has been completely updated per the bullet list below. 

Mature landscaping and a sprawling deck offering plenty of privacy.  Inside you will enjoy the updated kitchen with Corian counters freshly painted livings space with updated carpeting. 

See for Yourself and Check out the HD Video Below

The Private fenced back yard has fruit trees, raised garden planters, blooming vines and perennials a plenty.  

  • Solid Surface Corian Counters
  • New Carpeting
  • Freshly Painted
  • Water Softener with RO system
  • Updated Windows with 35 Year Warranty
  • Insulated Garage with Update Main door
  • Storage Shed 12 x 20'
  • Split Rail fencing
  • Perimeter Split Rail plus Invisible fencing for Pet
  • New Roof 2004
  • Fruit Trees
  • Updated Concrete Driveway
  • Private no maintenance deck
  • Finished Basement
  • Updated High Efficient Mechanicals

​​Price now is $267,400 

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Setup a Showing with Us - Call 734-996-0000 

 

 

Thanksgiving Without Cooking In Washtenaw County

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Thanksgiving is about food, family, and fun… and of course, gratitude. If you’re looking to have the food part done for you, or if you just want some extra help with sides and desserts, we have a full list of places for you to go to or order from for turkey day. Whether you want to dine in or order out, you have options. Make sure you make reservations soon before places fill up.


5ive Steakhouse at the Inn at St. John’s 

44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, Michigan
734-357-5700

At this popular steakhouse in Plymouth/ Canton area, you can sit down to eat and order off of the regular menu or opt for tradition Thanksgiving eats as part of their specials. 


 

Carlyle Grill
3660 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor. 734-213-9800

If your family has some picky eats on thanksgiving, you can opt for a traditional turkey dinner with sides and dessert or if you prefer sub steak or salmon or a vegetarian substitute.

Gandy Dancer,
401 Depot St., Ann Arbor. 734-769-0592
 
​The Gandy Dancer is a staple in Ann Arbor, located right by the rail road tracks. They serve traditional turkey dinner with classic fixings.
 
Weber’s Restaurant, 
3050 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-769-2500

Choices for families to celebrate Thanksgiving in the restaurant with either family-style dinners- a whole carved turkey with all the trimmings and pies, or order a plated turkey dinner in the restaurant. Carry-out options and hotel packages available too. 


The Whitney 
4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit.  313-832-5700

After the Detroit Parade, this famous mansion serves Thanksgiving dinner, complete with a traditional turkey main course, and house specialties.

If you are looking for takeout food to serve at Home or bring to a family/friends, there are plenty of options for you to order food to heat up or serve at home. Some places offer full family style meals and others offer sides and deserts. Be sure to order as early as you can.


The Produce Station 
1629 S. State St., Ann Arbor. 734-663-788.

Full turkey dinners or a variety of side dishes and desserts.

Whole Foods Market
3135 Washtenaw Ave- 734-975-4500 & 990 W Eisenhower Pkwy. - 734-997-7500

Family style dinners, sides, and desserts.

Eat Catering and Carry-out 
1906 Packard St., Ann Arbor. 734-213-7011

Locally sourced ingredients for side dishes and pies.

 

Zingerman's Roadhouse 
2501 Jackson Rd. 734-663-3663

Get your thanksgiving take out and choose from full family style meals, sides and desserts.

Harvest Kitchen 
Pick up stations in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. 734-395-7782

Not baker? No problem, Harvest Kitchen has you ready to order side dishes and pies. Vegan and vegetarian options available.

 

Busch's Multiple locations across Washtenaw County

Complete dinners or a la carte sides.

Plum Market
375 N Maple Road, Ann Arbor. 734-827-5000

Drinks, full family-style meals, and deserts.


Arbor Farms Market 
2103 West Stadium Blvd. 734-996-8111 

Locally-sourced, fresh turkey meals and sides.

 

Tom Stachler is a licensed Real Estate Broker specializing in the Ann Arbor, Saline, Dexter, Ypsilanti and surrounding markets.  He is here to help you with your real estate needs. To get started, click these helpful Links above for more information.  

Beautiful Lake and Tree Lined Vacant Lot in Pine Creek Ridge, Brighton

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Wonderful Building Lot Resides in the Beautiful Community Pine Creek Ridge with LAKE VIEWS and Backing to Ore Creek that connects to Brighton Lake. Get the feel of being nestled up north in nature while still being located close to Downtown Brighton. Walkout Site Surrounded by Mature Pines and Hardwood Trees. Take Advantage of the Pine Creek Ridge Community. The community of Pine Creek Ridge Amenities Include: Log Cabin, Clubhouse, Beach, Boats, Tennis Courts, and a Pool/Spa.

 


CALL 734-996-0000 TO ARRANGE FOR A SHOWING TODAY !

Tom Stachler is a licensed Real Estate Agent in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This Brighton vacant land is currently available in Genoa Township.  Call us to view or for more information.  We have residential, commercial, and more lot listings for sale in the Brighton, Saline, Dexter, Chelsea, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti Realty markets.

Cider Mills For Fall

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Three Cider Mills Near Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Saline

 

Wiard's Orchards and Country Fair / Cider Mill, 5565 Merritt, Ypsilanti. (734) 390-9211.

 

At 181 years old, Wiard's Farm is one of the oldest cider mills in Michigan. Throughout the years, they have added every and any attraction you could want to their farm. The many different activities include six haunted attractions, corn maze, cider mill, a golf course, and hay rides. You can also leave with apples, apple cider, donuts, and frozen pies that you can bake at Home.

 

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Erwin Orchards, 61475 Silver Lake Road, South Lyon. (248) 437-0150.

 

Fall is all about pumpkin flavor, and Erwin's puts that into play with its pumpkin flavored donuts and pumpkin patch. Erwin's has plenty of kid activities and is also pet friendly for your furry friends. The "Pick Your Own" apple and seasonal fruit and vegetables activity is a great way to leave with a healthy addition to the classic fall donuts. Even better, Erwin's prides itself on being environmentally friendly using no chemical pesticides.

 

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Parmenter's Northville Cider Mill, 714 Baseline Road, Northville. (248) 349-3181.

 

Parmenter's is known for its classic spice doughnuts that are rounder and pouffier than others. Parmenter's also features a "chow mill" that sells Dearborn Sausage Co. hot dogs and kielbasa. For the kids to be entertained, there are plenty of activities like play areas, craft booths, and a petting zoo. For the adults, Parmenter's has winery and brewery on-site to warm your insides.

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Tom Stachler is a Michigan licensed real estate Broker and Builder working in the Ann Arbor, Saline and Dexter Real Estate markets.  Please refer to the helpful Links for more information about Buying or selling real estate, homes and condos on your search for one of the area's best real estate brokers.

Your Favorite Sports Schedules

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

The fall sports season is upon us. Hockey, Football and basketball sports seasons are about to begin. The Red Wings and Pistons will play at the Little Caesars Arena. Keep track of when your favorite sports team is playing with these FREE printable calendars available below.

Click on the images below to bring up a full size calendar that you can print out for the 2018-19 Season schedules.

The Pistons aka Detroit Bad Boys, will kick off the season October 17th at 7 pm at the Little Caesars Arena against the Brooklyn Nets.

The Red Wings hit their first puck of the season at Home on Thursday, Oct. 4 versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. Print out the calendar below to stay in the know of when and where they will be playing for the rest of the season.


 

Detroit Lions Football: Now in the midst of theirSeason, keep up with upcoming Lions  games with the calendar below. 


 

Are you a College Football Fan? Check out the Wolverines and Spartan schedules below.  

 


Tom Stachler is a licensed Ann Arbor area real estate agent and broker also working real estate home and condo sales in the Saline, Dexter, Chelsea, Ypsilanti, Milan and many of the surrounding markets in both Washtenaw and Livingston County.  Please click on the inventory or MLS search tab above for the latest residential, income and commercial realty property listings for sale.  

 

Pittsfield Township Home 3100 Platt PL N, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Great Family Home on Cul du Sac

This wonderful home is just what you have been waiting for.  It has a large 1.2 acre fenced in yard with an out building.  Mature landscaping and a sprawling deck offering plenty of privacy.  Inside you will enjoy the updated kitchen with Corian counters freshly painted livings space with updated carpeting.  

Private fenced sprawling back yard with fruit trees, planters, blooming vines and perennials a plenty.  Click Here for Photos or Watch the Video Below.  

  • Solid Surface Corian Counters
  • New Carpeting
  • Fresh Paint
  • Water Softener with RO system
  • Updated Windows with 35 Year Warranty
  • Insulated Garage with Update Main door
  • Storage Shed 12 x 20'
  • Split Rail fencing
  • Invisible fencing for Pet
  • New Roof 2004
  • Fruit Trees
  • Updated Concrete Driveway
  • Private no maintenance deck
  • Finished Basement
  • Updated High Efficient Mechanicals

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NOW SHOWING: Call 734-996-0000 to SCHEDULE A SHOWING APPOINTMENT.  

221 Wildwood, Ann Arbor, MI - HOME FOR SALE

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

Desirable Wildwood Park Area

Beautiful Home with tons of character and charm with natural finished hardwood trim and floors, fireplace with mantel, Partially finished basement, huge 2.5 car garage and walking distance to the Maryfield-Wildwood or walking distance to downtown Ann Arbor.  

  • High Efficient Furnace
  • New Vented Block Windows in Basement
  • New upgraded drain tiles with Lifetime warranty
  • Fresh Paint
  • Epoxy sealed basement flooring
  • Each Bedroom has two large closets
  • 2.5 Car Garage
  • 3 Homes from Wildwood Park
  • Great Front covered porch
  • Large Private Back Yard
  • Hardwood floors and Trim Throughout
  • Beveled Glass Front French Door

COMING SOON: CALL 734-996-0000 TO ARRANGE FOR A SHOWING TODAY !

Tom Stachler is a licensed Real Estate Broker Agent in Ann Arbor Michigan.  This Ann Arbor home is for sale with showings starting this week.  Call us to setup and early viewing.  We also have Condo and homes listings for sale in the Saline, Dexter, Chelsea and Ypsilanti Realty markets.

296 GARLAND, YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN FOR SALE

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team

YPSILANTI DUPLEX INCOME PROPERTY

Updated Ypsilanti duplex that is always rented and easy to care for.  Units are mirror images of each other and the property contains an additional side lot.  Call Listing agent to get on the first to view list at 734-996-0000.  

Both units are presently under rented and due for a rental increase. Tenants pay their own gas, electric and water so skinny operating expenses make this one a great investment! CLICK ON ATTACHED PDF LINK BELOW FOR NET OPERATING INCOME STATEMENT

CHECK OUT WALK THROUGH VIDEO BELOW - MORE PHOTOS HERE

  • New Roof

  • Updated Units and Appliances

  • Extra Lot Next door Included

  • Upgraded 6 panel doors

  • Tenants pay all utilities

  • Operating Statement Attached

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Call 734-996-0000 to Get on the First to Show List

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Ann Arbor MI 48108
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