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September Things To Do

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

September in Washtenaw County is buzzing with fun things to do with friends and family. The weather is cooling, but we still have some sunshine to enjoy. It's a big month with the football season starting and many other cultures and causes to celebrate.

 

Harvest Festival | Ann Arbor

September 16, 2 – 5 p.m. | Sutherland-Wilson Farm  

The 10th Annual Harvest Festival at Sutherland-Wilson Farm is welcoming the fall harvest season with a musical performances, face painting, carriage photos, lawn games, a pumpkin patch, house tours and self-guided building tours, a petting farm, and so much more. 

University of Michigan Football | Ann Arbor

September 1 – December 1 | Various locations

University of Michigan football returns on the first day of September! Their first game of the season is at Notre Dame, the first Home game is on September 8th, 15th and 22nd. For the full schedule, check out our PDF calendar click here

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RunTough for ChadTough | Saline

September 29, 8:30 – 11 a.m. | Saline High School  

Benefitting The ChadTough Foundation, a local nonprofit in Saline, this running event is celebrating its fifth year with a family-friendly 5K and a one-mile fun run. 

Orphan Car Show | Ypsilanti 

September 15 | Riverside Park 

The term “orphan car” describes a vehicle built by a manufacturer that has discontinued business entirely, and because Ypsi has such an important history in cars and orphan cars, it’s the perfect place for this unique car event. The 2019 show celebrates the 21st year of the Orphan Car Show! Spectator admission is $7 for adults and children under 12 are admitted for free.

Old West Side Homes Tour | Ann Arbor  

September 22, 12 – 5 p.m. | Community of Christ Church 

The 46th Annual Old West Side Homes Tour celebrates Ann Arbor’s historic Old West Side whose architecture, streetscape, history and environment are especially characteristic of 19th-century, midwestern America.

Heritage Market | Milan 

September 29, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Hack House 

The Heritage Market brings local vendors, creative makers and community members to shop and support local in the historic Hack House.  

 Oktoberfest | Saline 

September 20 – 21 | Downtown Saline 

This fall celebration brings celebrates Germany in a classic event. Oktoberfest features traditional and modern music, a festive biergarten, a corn hole tournament, wiener dog races and so much more over the course of two full days. Yes it’s called Oktoberfest but is held in September .

 

 

 

Football Season Is Coming Soon

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

Football season is coming up! Are you as excited as we are? We have a great calendar for you to print out to keep track of your favorite Michigan Football Team. Both University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Michigan State in East Lansing have announced the dates of their Home games and away games.

 

To get your copy of the calendar, you can download the football game season schedule here

A Shipping Container Home Marries Minimalism and Elegance

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

Shipping Container homes are becoming popular due to it's eco friendly materials and sustainable design.

A shipping container Home that aims to seamlessly integrate itself into its natural surroundings while demonstrating its ability to be a fully functional residence can be found in architect Maria Pellegrini’s Casa Container.

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Located in São Paolo, Brazil, the 194-square foot show home is comprised of a pair of shipping containers. It is intended to serve as an example of the complementary union of sustainability and contemporary design.

 

 

August Monthly Giveaway - Stackable Storage Bins

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

Every month we giveaway a new product.

See our product video below for August's new Giveaway and Click Here To Enter To Win

Good Luck! 

 

Things To Do In August In Washtenaw County

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

Summer is nearing an end. Good thing there is plenty of things to do in Washtenaw County for August to take advantage of the warmth and weather. Cities from Ypsilanti, Chelsea, Ann Arbor and Dexter are full of fun things to do. 

 

The Ton-Up | Ypsilanti

August 11, 12 – 7 p.m. | Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery  

The Ton-Up is a motorcycle and music festival. This year is the tenth time this festival has came to Ypsilanti. This one-day event will bring vintage and custom motorcycles, scooters and mopeds to local music.. 

 

Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival | Dexter

August 12 – 17 | Monument Park

This is an outdoor event where local and out of town artists paint outside over the course of a long 4 day weekend. Afterwards, you are able to view and purchase artwork in the Tent Gallery. 

 

Ann Arbor Blues Festival | Ann Arbor

August 16 – 18 | Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds

Since 1969, Blues lovers from all over came to the Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds to sing and dance to Blues. This year is no different. Come re-live the blues glory days at this legendary event. Buy your tickets in advance. 

 

DIYpsi | Ypsilanti

August 24 – 25 | Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery

DIYpsi is a famous art fair that takes place in, you may have guessed, Ypsilanti- once each summer and winter. Crafters sell handmade items of all kinds. Come out to support local vendors that make food, gifts, toys, and unique items. This year’s summer event features more than 90 vendors at ABC Microbrewery! 

Ann Arbor Triathlon | Dexter

August 3, 7:30 a.m. | Pinckney Recreation Area  

The Ann Arbor Triathlon is not for the weak. Participants do all three- running, biking and swimming. Starting at Halfmoon Lake in Pinckney State Recreation Area, you’ll swim the waters of Halfmoon, bike the country roads of the surrounding rural area, then run the 5-mile Poto Trail course to complete the challenge.

Ann Arbor Pride  I Ann Arbor

August 3rd 9 a.m. - August 4th 6 p.m.

Ann Arbor Pride has been promoting equality for LGBTQ for decades now. The event also donates all proceeds to the Jim Toy Community Center. The celebrations will take place in Kerrytown and will include food, music, fun, colorful clothing, and of course, pride. This year is the 25th anniversary, so special events will take place. 

Saline’s Summerfest | Saline

August 9 – 10 | Downtown Saline

Returning to the streets of Downtown Saline this month, Saline’s Summerfest is a hometown celebration like none other. In 2019, the event promises even more activities, attractions and amusements, but with all the local flare we’ve come to love.

 

Chelsea Community Fair | Chelsea

August 20 – 24 | Chelsea Community Fairgrounds

The Chelsea Community Fair is a beloved festival hat includes a rodeo, multiple tractor pulls, livestock competitions and auctions, demolition derbies, a local merchant tent, and more.

 

YpsiFest | Ypsilanti

August 23 – 25 | Riverside Park

In 2019, the Ypsilanti Heritage, Arts, and Entertainment Festival will be bigger and better than ever before. Over the course of three days, you can enjoy live trivia in the entertainment tent, daily helicopter rides, a kids’ area with bounce houses, pony rides and games, a classic car show, the Rubber Ducky Race, a BBQ competition and more.

 

Saline Community Fair | Saline

August 28 – September 1 | Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds

Every year, the Saline Community Fair brings together the community to celebrate Saline’s favorite activities, local vendors and organizations. This year’s event will feature tractor pulls, carnival rides, racing and derbies, rodeo presentations, livestock and animal competitions and so much more.

 

 



 

Tom Stachler is a licensed Broker and Builder marketing homes and properties in the Ann Arbor Michigan area.  Also search for properties, houses, and condos for sale in Saline, Dexter, Chelsea, Milan and the Ypsilanti real estate markets.  Check out the handy Links for realty related information and and MLS inventory access above. 

July Things To Do In Ann Arbor and Surrounding Areas

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

Summer time in Washtenaw County is filled with lots of activities for families, friends, and children to partake in. We've rounded up some of the best activities during July 2019 that take place in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Chelsea.

 

 

Fourth of July Parade (July 4)

A long standing tradition is to enjoy  the Fourth of July in downtown Ann Arbor. The 27th annual 4th of July Parade hosted by the Ann Arbor starts at 10 a.m. The parade begins at the intersection of State and William streets. 

Chill by the pool in Ann Arbor (any day)

If you’re looking to cool down in water,  the city of Ann Arbor operates three outdoor pools: Buhr Park Outdoor Pool (2751 Packard Road), Fuller Park Pool (1519 Fuller Road) and Veterans Memorial Park Outdoor Pool (150 Jackson Ave.). You can Find Rates Here.

Rolling Sculpture Car Show (July 14)

For a Woodward Cruise-type of event, downtown Ann Arbor for the annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show is the event to attend. Last year’s show featured more than 300 exotic, antique, classic and concept cars.

The show is free to attend. Visit the city's website for more information.

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2017 Summer Beer Festival (July 21-22)

For local beer lovers, you can try samplings from more than 100 Michigan breweries, in addition to hearing live music at the annual Summer Beer Festival on July 21 and 22 in Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park.

This is one of four of Michigan Brewers Guild's festivals. For more information on the festival, or to purchase tickets, click the link.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs (July 20-23)

During one of the most popular events of the summer, the streets of downtown Ann Arbor are expected to be packed for one of the largest outdoor art fairs in the nation during the Ann Arbor Art Fairs.

Original works of art, street performances, culinary treats and a variety of sidewalk sales can be found during the annual event, which features four different art fairs from artists across the globe. This year's festival takes place from July 20 through 23. For more information, check out our blog on the event here.

Chelsea Sounds and Sights Festival (July 27-29)

Live music fills the streets of downtown Chelsea from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday, beginning June 8 through Aug. 17 during the Chelsea Sounds and Sights Festival.

The festival also features a weekend festival featuring live music, art, a car show, entertainment for children and more from July 27 through 29. For more information, visit the festival's website.

 

This Week In June At Top Of The Park

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

Top Of The Park

A favorite Ann Arbor summertime tradition is here this week and next full of free live music, in addition to kids activities, outdoor movies and more.

Ann Arbor Summer Festival, now in its 36th season, announced its 2019 Top of the Park music lineup running June 14 through July 7, with outdoor concerts six nights a week starting at 5 p.m. Below is this weeks events.

June 25 - Tuesday

5 p.m. Dave Boutette & Kristi Lynn Davis

6 p.m. Mark Lavengood Band

7:00 p.m. Misty Lyn & The Big Beautiful

8:15 p.m. Madcat Midnight Blues Journey

June 26 - Wednesday

5 p.m. Room 1078

6 p.m. Emily Slomovits & Billy King

7:00 p.m. F.U.B.A.R.

8:30 p.m. Cold Tone Harvest

June 27 - Thursday

5 p.m. The Cloudbuilders

6 p.m. Dede & The Dream

7 p.m. Honey Monsoon

8:30 p.m. Anna Burch

June 28 - Friday

5 p.m. Alexis Lombre Trio

6 p.m. Andy Adamson Quintet

7 p.m. Liquid Monk

8:30 p.m. Shake Steady

10:15 p.m. Funkwagon

June 29 - Saturday

5 p.m. Ki5

6 p.m. Dani Darling

7 p.m. Vespre

8:30 p.m. Nique Love Rhodes & The NLR Experience

10:15 p.m. Paddlebots

June 30 - Sunday

5 p.m. Ari Graine

6 p.m. Grace Elizabeth Lee

7 p.m. KidsRock: Falu’s Bazaar

8:30 p.m. Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet

Movies

  • Tuesday, June 25 - Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
  • Wednesday, June 26 - Arrival
  • Thursday, June 27 - Black Panther
  • Sunday, June 30 - Field of Dreams

Ann Arbor Art Fair

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

In just a couple weeks downtown Ann Arbor will be transformed into one of the largest displays of art work in Michigan. The streets will be lined with artists and merchants from various platforms and different genres of expression. You will be engulfed in colors, sights, sounds and the display of imagination from all over the world.

 

It’s the place to be Thursday, July 18 – Sunday, July 21, 2019, when the city will transform into an art lover’s paradise, where visitors and locals alike will enjoy original works of art, street performances, live music, fabulous restaurants, culinary treats and a variety of sidewalk sales and boutique shopping. It's all part of the Ann Arbor Art Fair.

 

Some photos of artists below for a small taste of what's to come this July in Ann Arbor. 

Stop by for local sale, food trucks, live music, and art. Streets will be blocked off and the map of activities and parking is below.

 

 

Washtenaw Housing Market Update 2019

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

Watch an update of the 2019 1st Quarter Michigan housing market in Washtenaw County by Real Estate One Family of Companies’ President of Brokerage Services, Dan Elsea. He recaps the market and gives thoughts on the next quarter and upcoming year for the real estate market in Ann Arbor, Dexter, Ypsilanti and all of Washtenaw County. 

 

 

Tom Stachler is a licensed Broker and Builder marketing homes and properties in the Ann Arbor Michigan area.  Also search for properties, houses, and condos for sale in Saline, Dexter, Chelsea, Milan and the Ypsilanti real estate markets.  Check out the handy Links for realty related information and and MLS inventory access above. 

Luxury 2BR - 2.5 BATH CONDO CLOSE TO I-94 AND US-2

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

Luxury 2BR - 2.5 BATH CONDO CLOSE TO I-94 AND US-23

Well built condo in great community filled with lots of young working professionals who enjoy access to their very own 2 million dollar health club that is located in the complex for resident use.  Your Rent includes this membership and access to the work out equipment, dance studio, pool, sauna and jacuzzi.  New Stainless Steel Appliances are being installed May 14th to replace white appliances in kitchen.

Commuters Dream: This community is just a 2 minute drive from the I-94 & US-23 exchange for those commuting and want to cut down on their commute times.  

View the Video of the condo and Health club below. What a wonderful unit and complex to live it!

This is the "Avon" model and one of the larger 2 Bedroom style unit available in the complex.   Hurry these units do not last long.  

Call or email for application or to request a showing appointment.  Click on attached document link next to Adobe logo below.

  • Granite Counters
  • Stainless Steel Appliances (not shown in photos)
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2.5 Bath
  • Washer & Dryer Included
  • Updated Carpet
  • Attached 1 Car Garage
  • Own Patio with furniture
  • Residents May use the Association 2 million dollar Health Club -no charge
  • Tenants Pay Gas & Electric
  • All Brick development
  • Upgraded trim with oversize Base and Case Moldings
  • Fabulous In-ground Pool, sauna and jacuzzi at the onsite health club
  • Ann Arbor Schools
  • Pref 15-24 Month Lease if Possible
  • Owner requests No Pets please

See Walk Through Video Below

For more photos go to click here 

 

5734 Hampshire, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Wellesley Gardens, condo, complex, for, lease, sale, ann arbor, saline, Jacuzzi, township rent, health club, swimming, pool

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555 Briarwood Circle
Ann Arbor MI 48108
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