Oakland County Michigan homes for sale
Oakland County, Michigan
Population: 1,232,054
Median Home Sale: $187,139
Median Household Income: $71,483
Median Commute: 25.95
Found northwest of the major city Detroit, Oakland County is the perfect location for those wanting to have a breath of fresh air without having to let go of all the convenience that city living brings. Not that the area is not progressive, as the county has such a diverse mix of thriving industries that keep its residents well above the rest of the country’s median income. It’s the fact that you have nature, adventure, a powerful sense of Read More +
Found northwest of the major city Detroit, Oakland County is the perfect location for those wanting to have a breath of fresh air without having to let go of all the convenience that city living brings. Not that the area is not progressive, as the county has such a diverse mix of thriving industries that keep its residents well above the rest of the country’s median income. It’s the fact that you have nature, adventure, a powerful sense of community, and a solid means of living all in one place that makes Oakland County Michigan homes for sale the best investment you can ever make for your family. You can find homes for sale in Oakland County Michigan

A Diverse but Thriving Economy in Oakland County Michigan

The family median income in Oakland County is at $84,186, which is well beyond the rest of the country’s $64,585. This says a lot considering the fact that it is known as the country’s automotive hub, but is not as badly affected by recent economic issues that concern major auto companies such as Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler. This is because of the economic diversity that the region presents, giving its residents a lot of other options as far as jobs are concerned. In fact, 2014 alone attracted around $171 million worth of foreign direct investments, showing that the county has quite a future waiting ahead.

But the economy alone is not the sole reason for interested potential residents to start looking at Oakland County Michigan homes for sales. Because when it comes to this region, it has so much more to offer than just jobs and potential income.

A Healthy Community

With an estimated population of around 1,237,868 in 2014, what makes all these people enjoy the region like no place else? Seeing the healthy mix of history, culture, and natural resources within the area explains why Oakland County Michigan homes for sale never stay in the market for too long. The region is just brimming with opportunities to grow mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually, that it has become hard to pass up the chance to become part of this amazing community.

Imagine being surrounded by 7,000 acres of outdoor recreation and natural landscapes. With 13 county parks that offer swimming, camping, hiking, boating, and a lot more, it’s the perfect place to raise an active family and awaken the adventurer within you. It even has options for you to explore in different seasons, with ice skating, cross-county skiing, and ice fishing among the available options for fun. Oakland County residents have access to two nature centers, two water parks, five golf courses, and three dog parks, making it the best place to build a solid foundation for your family.

If you imagine the area being the perfect fit for the lifestyle you have always dreamed of, contact a local real estate agent and start considering options out of the available homes for sale in Oakland County Michigan. Once you take this first step, you immediately open up a whole new world of possibilities and opportunities for you to start experiencing the high quality of living that only Oakland County can give you. Read less –

Improvements Add Value Remodeling Your Home

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If you’re looking for improvements your home, of course you have to consider several things. First of all, will these improvements satisfy and fulfill a need? It’s important that you answer it truthfully because home improvements are generally expensive so at least make sure you are aware of your needs. In addition, will you be able to afford it? There are a lot of home improvement ideas, some affordable and some are expensive. The good thing is depending on your need, there’s usually an affordable and more expensive option. The factors listed above are for the present. As a homeowner, …


Market News

Market-News

Market News is a monthly service that I provide to my clients to not only help them in their local real estate market here in Oakland County, but to give them access to the national Market News as this affects them here in Novi, Northville, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield and the Metro Detroit area as a whole. Market news gives you the ability to see what is going on in the National real estate market, such as homes sold, statistics and other data important to both home buyers and home sellers in the Oakland county area. Market News is Video …


Home Inventories at 4.6-Month Supply

Around the country especially in Oakland County and cities such as Novi, Northville, Farmington Hills and West Bloomfield home inventories is the lowest we have seen in quite some time. The signs of home buyer’s frustrations are clear, but with consumer confidence is at the highest level in over a decade and with interest rates still under 4%, new programs available for down payments as low as 3%, and you have an attractive market for buyers. Buyers demand for housing remains twice as high as this time last year, so what’s really going on with home inventories? NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun states about Low Home …


HOMEBUYING

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HomeBuying-Bust Through If you—or someone you know—is still on the fence about homebuying today, don’t wait. We’ve heard lots of excuses in recent years. Not enough down payment? Credit score too low? Can’t qualify with a foreclosure (short sale, bankruptcy) history? Too much debt (especially, student debt)? Rates too high? Loans too expensive? Don’t know where to start?                     All of these worries can be—and are—overcome with time and determination. Don’t be walled in by old assumptions when it come to homebuying. In this market with low rates and little down …


Homestaging Doesn’t Have To Be Costly

Homestaging to get you home in showing order doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult, homestaging is a matter of stepping back and getting the big picture. Being the home owner there is noone that knows your home better than you which is why your the expert in homestaging it for a quick sale. Try to picture the home as you first saw it yourself and highlight the things that made you love the home. One of the most frequently ask questions from my sellers is “should I leave furniture for showings” my response is yes, but not too much …


Boomers 12 Things You Need To Know Before A Move

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Boomers Zap! Your home is sold. Congratulations! Now What Boomers? Boomers are hearing it more and more. Baby Boomers are turning 65 in the United States at an amazing rate, 10,000 every day. As they reach this milestone, more of them are selling their long-time homes. The reasons to sell are often straightforward: The old place is too large, too expensive, requires too much upkeep, or seems too lonely since the kids moved out.   Once you’ve decided to sell (and called us), the real dilemma is deciding where to move. And, determining whether it is best to downsize, cross-size, …