Ann Arbor, MI Real Estate News

By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
What can you do for a seller to get top dollar? In this Seller’s Market, there are often multiple offers presented to a Seller.  The Seller will decide how offers will be presented; how offers will be negotiated; whether counter offers will be made; and which offer (if any) will be accepted.  The Buyer, on the other hand, will also be the one to negotiate, accept or not accept a counter offer. Buyers will want to know when there are multiple offers on a property they wish to purchase so that they can put forth their highest and best offer.  Only one offer will be accepted in the end, so there will be disappointment by the buyer(s) whose offer was not accepted.  We like keeping the lines of communication open while working with our clients and other Realtors in this Seller’s Market and t...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Are you Relocating to Ann Arbor?   If you are moving to Ann Arbor there are many things to consider.   Ann Arbor is a small place where home prices vary from under $40,000 to several million dollars. There is a very wide range of distinct communities.  Some have transportation at your doorstep, others you must have a car or a good pair of walking shoes to get around.  There are single detached units, semidetached units, fully attached (Townhouses/Condos) units you can rent or own.  All communities have their unique advantages.   We have open spaces, parks, golf courses, University of Michigan facilities, excellent hospitals, and lakes for boating. The Huron River and its tributaries run through the area. Amtrak Train line and the local bus system is extensive.  Bike racks are available...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Ann Arbor Lake Forest Market Trends: 4/11/2013 Want to Know What a Lake Forest Home is Worth? Get the Market Snapshot Total Lake Forest Homes For Sale: 24       Month-Over-Month Change: -4% Average List Price: $425,298                        Month-Over-Month Change: -6.14% Median List Price: $544,997                 Month-Over-Month Change: +.93% Typical Single-Family Lake Forest Home For Sale: 3.55 Bedrooms3 Baths$425,298 Average List Price$145/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Price by Bedrooms for Lake Fores Home: 2 Bedrooms: $139,600 3 Bedrooms: $273,675 4 Bedrooms: $576,583 5 Bedrooms: N/A Top 5 Most Viewed Properties 2344 Woodview Lane 4 beds / 3.5 baths $750,000 2421 Woodview Lot 54 4 beds / 3.5 baths $624,995 2461 Woodview #58 4 beds / 3.5 baths $608,995 2259 Woodview 3 beds...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
        Ann Arbor Polo Fields Market Trends: 4/11/2013 Want to Know What a Polo Fields Golf Community Home is Worth? Get a Market Snapshot Total Polo Fields Homes For Sale: 4Average List Price for Polo Fields: $481,325     Month-Over-Month Change: -2.47% Median List Price: $447,400                                  Month-Over-Month Change: -4.4% Typical Polo Fields Home for Sale has: 4.25 Bedrooms3.25 Baths$481,325 Average List Price$155/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Price by Bedrooms for Polo Fields Homes for Sale: 2 Bedrooms: N/A 3 Bedrooms: N/A 4 Bedrooms: $503,466 5 Bedrooms: $414,900 Top 5 Most Viewed Polo Fields Homes  For Sale 909 Gallery Ln 4 beds / 4.5 baths $619,000 5294 Polo Fields Dr 4 beds / 3.5 baths $479,900 762 Fairway Park Drive 5 beds / 2.5 baths $414,900 940 Fa...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Old West Side of Ann Arbor Market Trends: 4/11/2013 Want to Know What an Old West Side Home is Worth?  Get Your Market Snapshot Total Old West Side Properties Listed: 147     Month-Over-Month Change: +21.49% Average List Price: $303,211                               Month-Over-Month Change: -3.2% Median List Price: $252,500                                 Month-Over-Month Change: -4.7% Typical Old West Side Home has 3.05 Bedrooms, 2.15 Baths, $303,211 Average List Price and $187/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Price by Bedrooms for Old West Side: 1 Bedroom: $284,300 2 Bedrooms: $258,645 3 Bedrooms: $265,239 4 Bedrooms: $424,209 5 Bedrooms: $276,950 Top 5 Most Viewed Properties 700 Pomona 4 beds / 2 baths $230,000 1660 N Maple 3 beds / 2 baths $214,900 529 Carolina Ave. 4 beds / 2....
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Stonebridge Golf CommunityMarket Trends: 4/10/2013 Want to Know What your Stonebridge Home is Worth? Get Market Snapshot. Total Properties Listed: 12 Average List Price: $479,575      Month-Over-Month Change: +5.44% Median List Price: $479,900        Month-Over-Month Change: +7.87% Typical Stonebridge Home For Sale has:  3.67 Bedrooms3.25 Baths$479,575 Average List Price$175/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Price by Bedroomsfor Soenbridge home: 2 Bedrooms: $299,666 3 Bedrooms: $559,000 4 Bedrooms: $481,420 5 Bedrooms: $629,933 Top 5 Most Viewed Stonebridge Properties 2000 Pebbleview Dr 5 beds / 4.5 baths $824,900 1732 S Stonebridge S. Dr 3 beds / 3.5 baths $559,000 4788 Lohr 5 beds / 4.5 baths $515,000 1698 Inverness Ct 4 beds / 2.5 baths $449,900 5408 Pinnacle Ct 2 beds / 2 baths ...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Ann Arbor Real Estate home is sold- 4159 Woodland Drive Other Loch Alpine Subdivision Homes for Sale 4159 Woodland Drive is under contract; More on Loch Alpine Subdivision with Video Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Square Feet: 1,995 Can you say Stunning wooded lot with views of Bridgeway lake on a private setting? The home has  re done hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen with all appliance, tiled floors Enjoy cozy evenings with a brick fireplace with a high efficiency wood burning insert in the dining room / great room area. Large heated windowed sunroom with vaulted ceiling is great for some relaxation after a hard day at work. Walkout lower level has bedroom and full bath. There is plenty of room in the lower level for storage and also a work room. Three nice sized bedrooms on the main lev...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Market Trends for Ann Arbor Downtown Condos and Homes for Sale: 4/8/2013 Want to Know What an Ann Arbor Downtown Condo or Home is Worth? Get a Market Snapshot   Total Properties Listed: 53                   Month-Over-Month Change: +17.78%                Average List Price: $391,655              Month-Over-Month Change: +15.08%   Median List Price: $289,900                Month-Over-Month Change: +16.19%   Typical Single-Family Ann Arbor Downtown Home2.55 Bedrooms1.73 Baths$391,655 Average List Price$273/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Price by Bedrooms for Downtown Condos and Home: 1 Bedroom: $190,985 2 Bedrooms: $299,950 3 Bedrooms: $370,757 4 Bedrooms: $580,411 5 Bedrooms: $990,966 Top 5 Most Viewed Properties 1814 Hermitage 5 beds / 3 baths $998,000 1116 Wells St 6 beds / 2 bat...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Market Trends for Ann Arbor Walnut Ridge Homes: 4/7/2013 Want to Know What the Value of a Walnut Ridge Home? Get Market Snapshot   Total Properties Listed: 16         Month-Over-Month Change: +77.78%  Average List Price: $404,575    Month-Over-Month Change: +9.83%  Median List Price: $416,212      Month-Over-Month Change: -.29% Typical Walnut Ridge Ann Arbor Single-Family Home4.5 Bedrooms3.2 Baths$404,575 Average List Price$159/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Price by Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom: N/A 2 Bedrooms: N/A 3 Bedrooms: N/A 4 Bedrooms: $498,828 5 Bedrooms: $587,500 Top 5 Most Viewed Walnut Ridge Homes 2754 Whispering Woods Dr 7 beds / 5.5 baths $1,200,000 2096 Whispering Woods Ct 4 beds / 3.5 baths $849,900 2547 Timber Hill Dr 5 beds / 4.5 baths $845,000 22286 Lujon Dr 4 beds / 2.5...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Burns Park Homes for Sale and Current Market Trends: 4/7/2013 Want to Know What a Burns Park Home is Worth? Get Your Market Snapshot   Total Properties Listed: 166        Month-Over-Month Change: +16.08%  Average List Price: $405,846     Month-Over-Month Change: +2.43%  Median List Price: $327,450       Month-Over-Month Change: -.74% Typical Burns Park Property for Sale Single-Family Burns Park Homes3.04 Bedrooms2.16 Baths$405,846 Average List Price$224/SqFt Average Price per SqFt. Average Ann Arbor Burns Park Prices by Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom: $209,493 2 Bedrooms: $196,818 3 Bedrooms: $292,751 4 Bedrooms: $634,894 5 Bedrooms: $925,607 Top 5 Most Viewed Burns Park Properties 1329 N Main St 4 beds / 2.5 baths $399,900 120 E Summit 3 beds / 1 baths $250,000 1927 Brock Ct 3 beds / 1 baths $172...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
PreviousNew Ann Arbor Area Homes For Sale - Find More Ann Arbor Homes for Sale NEW!: Added Today$199,000Webster, MI3 beds / 2 baths   NEW!: Added Today$226,000Ann Arbor, MI4 beds / 1.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$168,500Ann Arbor, MI3 beds / 1.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$229,000Ann Arbor, MI2 beds / 2 baths NEW!: Added Today$193,000Ann Arbor, MI5 beds / 2 baths NEW!: Added Today$325,000Ann Arbor, MI3 beds / 1 baths NEW!: Added Today$395,000Ann Arbor, MI4 beds / 3.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$337,000Ann Arbor, MI2 beds / 1 baths NEW!: Added Today$419,000Chelsea, MI4 beds / 3.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$235,900Ann Arbor, MI3 beds / 2.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$509,900Ann Arbor, MI4 beds / 2.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$184,900Ann Arbor, MI3 beds / 1.5 baths NEW!: Added Today$335,000York, MI4 beds / 3.5 ...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
I love this detail flow chart for Buyer Transactions from my friend Collier Swecker.  When you are looking to buy a home in Washtenaw County making the process simple and understandable, can help ease any concerns and keep you organized.  Looking to buy in Ann Arbor?  We are the Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts looking to serve.  If you are looking for the detail before working with an agent, look at www.KathyToth.com/buying.  Or jsut call 734-669-0337 and we will walk you through getting that home.  When you are competing for a home, believe me you will want an agent who will pull out all the stops to beat out the competition to get you that home. The Ann Arbor Market is hot and the inventory is tight. Get the VIP buyer treatment; the choice is yours.  
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Kathy Toth and Team REALTORS® announced the addition of a new member, John Price, to the Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts team. “We are pleased to add another sales professional of John’s caliber to our team”, said CEO Kathy Toth.  “John is extremely customer service oriented and his record of accomplishment in prior endeavors is highly applicable to this profession.” John Price, a lifetime area resident, is a member of the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors and serves on the City of Saline Environmental Commission.  John received an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan.  He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where he served as Title Editor of the Law Review. “I am excited to be joining a dynamic team at Kathy Tot...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
March has arrived and there is something for everyone here in Ann Arbor. Take a look at a few of the events happening around town this month! ________________________________________________________________________________________________ March 07, 2013 AUTHOR EVENT:  SARAH ERDEICH WITH ‘GENERATION ROE’ Meet author, activist and Ann Arbor native Sarah Erdreich at Nicola’s Books for a discussion of her first book, ‘Generation Roe: Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement’. Inextricably connected to issues of autonomy, privacy, and sexuality, the abortion debate remains home base for the culture wars in America. Yet, there is more common ground than meets the eye in favor of choice. Her book tells the stories of those who risk their lives to pursue careers in this stigmatized field. I...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Making your Ann Arbor home easy to show - can help make it easier to sellWhen you list with our Home Selling System, you get a proven strategy that works in order to expose your home to the most likely buyers in the Ann Arbor Real Estate market that will actually save you time and bring offers that you can accept.   Our Sellers are getting more than market average is less time! We will learn the optimum pricing, and staging strategy to choose what works for you. You will know the Ann Arbor market. Will there be inconvenience?   Truthfully, selling your home has a definite element of inconvenience, but we will help minimize it.   Yes we have 4 things that we share, once we list, that are killer advantages and give our Ann Arbor Sellers a unique edge. Kathy Toth and Team are Realtors in t...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Ann Arbor Downtown Condominiums  Ann Arbor downtown condominiums are in high demand. Residents of these condos enjoy 24-hour access to colorful sunsets, restaurant row, and chic shopping. The combination of a low-maintenance lifestyle and quick access to University of Michigan campus, parks and the Ann Arbor city lifestyle make Ann Arbor condominiums some of the most attractive and fastest growing properties around.   Most of these downtown Ann Arbor condominiums are located between Ashley and Liberty and Main Street. When buying or selling a luxury condo in Ann Arbor, MI you need to work with a luxury home specialist like Kathy Toth Team with the HomeSearchAnnArbor Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts.   120 Washington St Condos   http://annarbortalks.com/ann-arbor-condos/ann-arbor-michigan-r...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
FREE Smart Buyer Seminar - Ann Arbor, MI (edit/delete) FREE Smart Buyer Seminar - Get a Screaming Deal!When: March 6th 2013Time: 5:30pm - Pre Approval5:30pm - one hour classWhere: Keller Williams Realty2144 S State St.Ann Arbor, MI 48104RSVP: 734-368-368-4345Learn the Smart Home Buying Strategies That Will Save You Thousands at the FREE Smart Homebuyer Workshop! Kathy Toth &Teamhttp://www.kathytoth.com
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
February has arrived and there is something for everyone here in Ann Arbor. Take a look at a few of the events happening around town this month! ________________________________________________________________________________________________ February 14, 2013 TRACY SMITH Having made the treacherous climb towards the “sexual peak”, Tracy Smith has honed a hilarious insight, perfect for navigating through the regrets and choices in the mean streets of “Singletown.” With a personality just sweet enough to offset the bitter truth she serves up, Tracy’s sharply written, on target material offers a perspective sure to make men and women laugh out loud. Tracy’s television credits include a half hour for “Comedy Central Presents,” “Late Fridays” on NBC, “Premium Blend,” “Friday Night” and “Shor...
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
 Congratulations Keller Williams! You’re No. 9 on America’s Top Workplaces. The ONLY national real estate franchise on the list. Read the Full Press Release  and  View the List Find out more from the Ann Arbor Experts!  Search for homes in the Ann Arbor Area.
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By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Great time to get out and EnjoyIce Skating Indoors or Outside! Ann Arbor Area Board and Michigan Association of REALTOR’S® has posted the Year End 2012 December Residential Sales Statistics.  Washtenaw County is doing exceptional overall. The December Average Sales Price went from $204,322. To $217,080 showing an increase of 6.24% The 2012 Number of Sales Year-to-Date was also up 8.01%. In addition, the report shows another important statistic for Sellers which is that the Year-To-Date Average December Price increased by 9.36% over last year having gone from $194,967 to $213,221. Washtenaw County reports that our Average Sales Price is one of the highest overall in the State according to Michigan Association of Realtors®. This is very good news for home Sellers in Washtenaw County beca...
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