Livingston County, Michigan Real Estate

Livingston County, Michigan Real Estate

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Livingston County, Michigan is nestled in south-central Michigan and is part of the Detroit-Warren-Livonia Metropolitan Statistical Area. With over 180,000 residents, Livingston County is one of ten cabinet counties in Michigan named after members of President Andrew Jackson’s cabinet. The thriving towns and villages in Livingston County are considered bedroom communities to Ann Arbor, Detroit, Lansing and Flint and have experienced significant growth over the past 20 to 30 years.

Livingston County real estate offers quaint countryside living with big city amenities, all within an hour’s drive. The towns and villages making up Livingston County are Brighton, Howell, Fowlerville and Pinckney. Brighton is the largest community with a population of 70,000 residents in the metro area and Howell is the county seat.

Township & Village Highlights

People looking to move out of the big city and purchase one of the many Livingston County real estate for sale enjoy the area’s rural feel with quaint villages. Livingston County is located between two major college towns (East Lansing and Ann Arbor) and it’s just a short drive to Detroit for music, arts, sporting events and culture.

The town of Brighton is located 45 minutes from Ann Arbor and is one of two incorporated cities. It was once part of Green Oak Township, Brighton Township and Genoa Township with a combined population of 70,000 residents in the metro area. Brighton is best known for its thriving dining and nightlife scene and its newly revitalized downtown. Brighton’s location along two major thoroughfares, Interstate 96 and U.S. 23, makes it easy for commuters to get to work quickly and efficiently. Brighton’s recreational opportunities include golf courses, hiking and equestrian trails, and popular lakes and picnic areas along grassy marshes and oak forests.

First known as Livingston Center, the town of Howell, Michigan is considered a Michigan Main Street Community with a population of 9,489 residents. Howell is most noted for the Michigan Challenge Balloon Festival and the Spirit of Howell which pays homage to Howell’s rich culture and history. Howell’s downtown area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a variety of architectural styles like Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Art Deco and Greek Revival. Howell is centrally located to excellent schools and amenities for school-aged kids and teens.

Fowlerville, Michigan is located in Handy Township in Northwest Livingston County. With a population of 2,866 Fowlerville is the home of the Livingston County Fairgrounds which plays host to a variety of events from concerts to horse racing.

Pinckney, Michigan is located in Putnam Township in the south eastern portion Livingston County and is home to 2,247 residents. The Pinckney State Recreational Area is a major playground for locals because of its 11,000 acres of recreational opportunities like equestrian trails, camp sites, hiking trails and lakes and beaches.

Livingston County Real Estate

Livingston County’s close proximity to major metropolitan and cultural areas is a draw for those looking to relocate or invest in property or a home. Homes are located in picturesque settings near beautiful parks and popular attractions. Home buyers can choose from lakefront properties, subdivisions, and single family homes in Brighton, Pickney, and Howell, and golf lovers have options to buy homes along golf courses. Livingston County real estate offers something for almost everyone's budget and lifestyle.

The average listing price for a home in Brighton is around $264,000 with the median sale price at $162,000. Brighton has a variety of home styles in configurations ranging from single-family luxury homes to condos to cottages along the waterfront.

The winding rivers and tranquil lakes near Pinckney draw people who enjoy waterfront living. Pinckney real estate offers quaint homes near lakes and recreational areas and plenty of quiet areas for retirees. The average listing price for a home in Pinckney is $240,000 with the median home sale price at $155,000.

Small town charm and cozy neighborhoods make Howell a draw for families that enjoy small town life. Howell real estate offerings include lakefront property, historic downtown apartments and historical single-family homes. The average home lists for $207,000 and the median sale price in Howell is $139,000.

Fowlerville real estate consists mostly of single family homes with some rentals. The average listing for a home in Fowlerville is around $155,000 and the median sale price is $143,000.


Livingston County is centrally located along three major thoroughfares I-96, US 23 and M-59 for easy commuting to nearby communities or for a quick drive to Detroit or Ann Arbor. For air travel, choices include the Livingston County Spencer J Hardy Airport and Ann Arbor Municipal Airport for smaller planes and Detroit Metro Airport for domestic and international flights.

Whether you’re looking for waterfront property or a small cottage in a tranquil setting, Livingston County real estate has something for everyone. Talk to Tom Stachler today about relocating or a buying a home in Livingston County!

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