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January 2014 - Posts

Holland Luxury home market 2013

In the greater Holland, Saugatuck, Zeeland, West Olive market area for luxury homes , homes which sold for more than $500,000 in 2013 there were 65 homes sold at an average of $842,524. In 2012 there were 73 homes sold over $500,000 with an average sale

This should make cottage owners happy

Uncapped SEV's and re-assessed property taxes on real estate transfers within families have created a tough situation for those looking to pass on residential property upon a family member's passing, most often family cottages along Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan Sales Statistics Montague to Onekama 2012 vs 2013

Lake Michigan waterfront single family home sales for the areas of Montague, Shelby, Pentwater, Ludington, Manistee and up to Onekama. In 2012 there were 31 homes sold with at an average sale price of $570,468, and took an average of 248 days to sell

West Michigan Economy

This past Tuesday, I had the fortune of attending the West Coast Chamber of Commerce early bird breakfast, which featured a presentation by George Erickcek, a senior regional analyst from W.E Upjohn Institute. I would first like to say what a great job

Greater Holland/Saugatuck Condo Sales 2012 vs 2013

For condominium real estate sales in the Greater Holland / Zeeland / Saugatuck areas in 2012 we saw 303 condos sold in that market with an average sale price of $131,713, a median of $114,900, and an average marketing time of 170 days. In 2013 there were

More good news about the cold weather

The extreme cold may help raise water levels in the Great Lakes, protect shorelines and wetlands from erosion, kill insect pests and slow the migration of invasive species. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — From a field station in northern Wisconsin, where

North Holland Area Market Statistics 2013 vs 2012

Year end real estate statistics for the areas of Park Township and Holland, North of Lake Macatawa and west of highway 31, single family homes both on and off water. In 2012 there were 441 single family homes sold with an average sale price of $214,478,

Lake Michigan sales statistics 2012 vs 2013 Saugatuck to Grand Haven

With things looking up in real estate along the Lake Michigan shoreline, it's time to see how we did in 2013 compared to the first year of the recovery in 2012 for waterfront single family homes in the areas in and around Saugatuck, Holland, West