Ann Arbor real estate and homes for sale

Ann Arbor real estate and homes for sale

Ann Arbor
Real Estate

Though the streets might not be paved in maize and blue, you won’t have to look far to find a Wolverines fan in the college town of Ann Arbor, MI, home to the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor Real Estate is some of the most breath-taking in the Midwest, as the city is a perennial member of the "Top Places to Live" lists published by a variety of media outlets. In 2010, Ann Arbor was ranked at No. 46 on CNN Money’s list of "Americas Best Small Cities." A population of 112,920 makes Ann Arbor the sixth largest city in Michigan, though a rival for Ann Arbor’s culture and atmosphere might be hard to find.

Established in 1817, The University of Michigan is one of the finest research institutions in the country and serves as the heartbeat of Ann Arbor. In the 2011 U.S. News & World Report "National University Rankings", the university was ranked 29th among national universities in the United States. In 1995, the National Research Council ranked the University of Michigan third nationally for the quality of its graduate programs. The Wolverines are also renowned for their prowess in athletics. Michigan is a perpetual force in Hockey, as well as football. Michigan Stadium, or "The Big House," as it’s commonly known, is the third largest stadium in the world. "Football Saturdays" in Ann Arbor are a driving force in the city’s economy, as more than 100,000 people have attended every game at Michigan Stadium since 1975. The University is also the catalyst for the city’s local economy, employing over 30,000 Ann Arbor residents, or "Ann Arborites" as they are called.

Located 35 miles west of Detroit, Ann Arbor sits on approximately 28 square miles of lush, rolling hills- budded up against the Huron River, and is in a very productive agricultural region. Much of Ann Arbor’s Real Estate is covered by over 50,000 trees, lining residential streets and covering its parks and recreational areas. Ann Arbor’s climate allows residents to experience the beauty of all four seasons. Winters are usually cold with moderate to heavy snowfall, and summers are warm and humid. For obvious reasons, Ann Arbor is a very education focused community and has more than 50 primary and secondary schools serving the city’s children. With several educational formats to choose from; including public, private, and alternative schools, Ann Arborites have no trouble finding an educational experience to best suit their families needs.

One of the most unique and exciting aspects of Ann Arbor, is the rich and storied cultural tradition of the city. Many of Ann Arbor’s cultural events are sponsored by the university; including music, dance and theatre. Ann Arbor is also home to several museums, from art to natural history, to the Ann Arbor hands On Museum, which contains over 250 interactive science and technology exhibits.

Ann Arbor has several intriguing architectural styles for prospective Real Estate buyers to choose from. An Ann Arbor Realtor will guide prospects through the city’s picturesque neighborhoods, which feature architectural styles ranging from classic 19th-century and early-20th-century designs to ranch-style houses. Contemporary-style houses are found farthest from the downtown district. Ann Arbor Real Estate is priced to sell, and with a median home price of $220,000, now is the perfect opportunity to become part of this tremendous community and atmosphere.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (734) 996-0000 or send us an email to explore your options.

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