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Found 4 blog entries for February 2019.

Buying in Charlevoix

Purchasing real estate in Charlevoix is an exciting yet nuanced process. Charlevoix offers a tremendous range of housing options, from quaint in-town Victorians to sprawling estates along Lake Charlevoix. Many different motivations drive buying in Charlevoix, but there are certain steps any purchaser can take to best position them for success. 

Define Your Mission 

Many buyers feel a broad draw to Charlevoix, and as a result are inclined to explore a wide variety of Charlevoix homes for sale. Rather than explore Charlevoix listings first, I recommend starting with a clear definition of the lifestyle you wish to capture. The type of home you buy is obviously important, but buying real estate in Charlevoix is also about the…

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Properties in Bay Harbor are some of the most luxurious, attractive homes in all of Northern Michigan. Though there is a common thread of quality throughout Bay Harbor homes for sale, there is also significant variety in style, features, and price. When looking to sell your Bay Harbor property, it is important to be strategic in your efforts to ensure a timely sale at an acceptable price. Consider the following as you look to sell your Bay Harbor Real Estate:

Educated Valuation

There are many nuances that must be considered when valuing Bay Harbor real estate. No two properties are alike, even in the same association! Floor plans, view, finish quality, and many other intricacies must be considered when determining how a Bay Harbor listing…

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The Burt Lake real estate market is an exciting and diverse option for your waterfront home search. It’s impressive size in addition to being part of the Inland Waterway make it a great option for boating, fishing, and all other on water recreation. That same impressive size also leads to a wide range of Burt Lake homes for sale. When buying Burt Lake property, it is important to be strategic and well informed. The following steps will help you get your search off on the right foot.

Start with Your Dream

Because Burt Lake listings vary so widely, it’s important to really dial into the features you are looking for in a lakefront home. Owning a Burt Lake home is about more than shoreline and square footage. Give some thought to what is attracting…

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Petoskey at a Glance:

  • Year-Round Population: 6,000
  • Summer Population: Roughly 40,000
  • History: Europeans missionaries have established missions around Little Traverse Bay by the 1850’s. Jesuit, Catholic, Mormon, and Presbyterian missionaries were all in the area and settled various parts of Northern Michigan. Once the railroad was built in 1873, the area experienced rapid growth.  A newspaper reporter from Grand Rapids, described the area as “the land of million-dollar sunsets” a phrase that is still used today in the area, and was a large selling point to early tourism in the area.
  • Name:  Originally called Bear River when missionaries first arrived in 1855, the town was later renamed Petoskey after Chief Petosega.
  • Industry: In the 19th…
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