Traverse City Real Estate Listings and Information
Traverse City is world renowned as the "Cherry Capital of the World", holding an annual week-long Cherry Festival the first full week in July to celebrate. Besides cherries, the surrounding Tuscany-like countryside produces grapes, and is one of the centers of wine production in the Midwest. Tourism, both summer and winter, is another key industry. Freshwater beaches, a mild summer climate, upscale golf resorts, vineyards, a nearby National Lakeshore, prodigious snowfall, nearby ski resorts and thousands of square miles of surrounding forests make Traverse City (based on AAA's 2005 TripTik requests) the second most popular tourist destination in the state behind Mackinaw City. In addition, the historic downtown area of Traverse City is the home of many shops, restaurants, and offices. Traverse City is a home rule charter city under the Home Rule Cities Act, incorporated on May 18, 1895. The city is governed by six commissioners and a mayor, elected at-large. Together they comprise a seven-member legislative body. An appointed city manager serves as chief executive for city operations.
Traverse City "Tops" the list
For those who live in the Traverse City area, they know all too well what a great place Traverse City is!. Just the same, it’s always nice to hear what others say about this great town and its surroundings. Here’s a sampling of some of the national rankings Traverse City has been included in recent months:
AOL Travel News (June 2010) gave Traverse City the #8 spot in its list of America’s Top Ten Beach Towns, and named Traverse City one of the Top 10 “Coolest Towns in the States.”
TripAdvisor.com (May 2010) listed Traverse City in second place in “Our Top 10 Charming Small Towns.” (First Place went to Carmel, CA. We can live with that.)
Livability.com (April 2010) listed Traverse City in first place in its Top 10 list of Surprising Foodie Towns, after surveying 200 American cities.
TripAdvisor.com (Oct. 2009) listed Traverse City as one of America’s Top 10 Wine Destinations.
Midwest Living placed TC in first place in its list of the Midwest’s Five Top Food Towns in 2009 and 2010.
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY WATERSHED FACTS
The Grand Traverse Bay watershed is
defined as the area of land that captures
rainfall and other precipitation and
funnels it to Grand Traverse Bay.
• Watershed Area: 976 mi2
• Volume of Bay: 8.97 mi3
• Surface Area of Bay: 277 mi2
• Miles of Shoreline: 132 mi
• Deepest Point in Bay: 590 ft
• Max Length = 32 miles; Max Width = 10 miles
• Average Depth: 180 ft
• Amount of Water Entering the Bay Per Year: 220 billion gallons
• Sources of Water to Bay: Tributaries – 60%, Precipitation falling
directly on the Bay – 35%, Groundwater – 5%
Traverse City State Theater (Traverse City Film Festival)
The Traverse City Film Festival is a charitable, educational, nonprofit organization committed to showing “Just Great Movies” and helping to save one of America’s few indigenous art forms — the cinema. The festival brings films and filmmakers from around the world to northern Michigan for the annual film festival in late July to early August, and also owns and operates a year-round, community-based, mission-driven art house movie theater, the State Theatre. The festival was founded by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, who runs the festival and serves as the President of the Board of Directors. The other board members are photographer John Robert Williams and New York Times best-selling author Doug Stanton, both Traverse Citians, and filmmakers Larry Charles (director, “Borat”), Terry George (director, “Hotel Rwanda”), Sabina Guzzanti (director, “Viva Zapatero!”), and Christine Lahti (actor, “Running on Empty”).
The "Iconic" Traverse City Park Place
In 1873, Henry Campbell purchased a plot of park property from the city and on it constructed the Campbell House Hotel. Five years later, Campbell sold the hotel to lumber barons J. Perry Hannah and A. Tracy Lay. The property was upgraded to a level of opulence and service equal to the world class hotels of the day and renamed the Park Place in recognition of its early beginnings.
In 1930, the completion of the 10-story tower made the Park Place Hotel the tallest building in Traverse City, and its 25,000 watt beacon became the symbol of its far reaching hospitality.
Over the years, the Park Place has hosted luminaries in entertainment, business, politics and the arts – and has come to occupy a prominent and cherished role in the area.
Now in it's second century, proudly owned and managed by Regency Hotel Management, having a strong sense of community responsibility and an unwavering commitment to guest comfort and satisfaction!
Traverse City Are Real Estate Agents
Our team of professionals provides real estate services throughout Traverse City and the greater Grand Traverse area. All of our dedicated real estate agents have detailed knowledge of current homes for sale in Traverse City, and the local communities and amenities helping people find the home that's just right including Traverse City Waterfront and Lakefront properties!
In today's Real Estate marketplace, it's important to have assurance that your Real Estate agents have the skills and tools to help you buy or sell. We are a part of the Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies and offer you cutting edge technology, and unparalleled marketing to help sell your home. The Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies markets your property on over 750 real estate websites to reach the maximum number of potential buyers. Our Luxury digital homes magazine is distributed to 100,000+ potential buyers, and can be viewed at CBSchmidtLuxury.com. Please let us help you find the home of your dreams in the Traverse City Area. Our website includes all homes for sale in Traverse City, all Traverse City waterfront homes, commercial properties and vacant land for sale in Traverse City. We have the largest inventory of waterfront luxury homes in the Traverse City market and our agents have been blessed with a 44% share of Luxury Homes sold specifically $500,000+.
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Recently Listed - View All
680 N West Silver Lake Road Traverse City, MI 49685 $405,000 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,750 Sq Ft Cottage
2582 Hammond Hills Drive Traverse City, MI 49696 $32,900 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
9802 Loons Call Traverse City, MI 49685 $599,900 4 Beds 3 Baths 4,537 Sq Ft 1.5-Story
1422 Wayne Street Traverse City, MI 49684 $599,000 4 Beds 3 Baths 2,700 Sq Ft 1.5-Story
00 E Mt Hope Road Williamsburg, MI 49690 $559,000 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
5717 Exodus Traverse City, MI 49684 $259,900 2 Beds 1 Baths 1,422 Sq Ft Bi-Level
4929 Pinespar Trail Traverse City, MI 49685 $205,000 2 Beds 2 Baths 1,120 Sq Ft Ranch
3153 Crimson Ranch Lane Traverse City, MI 49685 $170,000 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,244 Sq Ft Ranch
Hakala Hills Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 $49,900 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
413 Peninsula Knolls Lane Traverse City, MI 49686 $575,000 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,400 Sq Ft Contemporary
375 N East Silver Lake Road Traverse City, MI 49685 $249,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 2,032 Sq Ft Tri-Level
13418 SW Bayshore Drive Traverse City, MI 49684 $1,250,000 0 Beds 0 Baths 4,068 Sq Ft Retail / Hospitality / Service
911 Wayne Street Traverse City, MI 49684 $675,000 4 Beds 4 Baths 3,948 Sq Ft 1.5-Story
721 Blue Star Traverse City, MI 49684 $479,000 0 Beds 0 Baths 1,650 Sq Ft Retail / Hospitality / Service
9732 Sugar Bush Run Traverse City, MI 49685 $435,700 4 Beds 4 Baths 4,222 Sq Ft Ranch
13842 S Windcrest Court Traverse City, MI 49684 $379,000 5 Beds 3 Baths 3,348 Sq Ft Ranch
1324 Hillview Drive Traverse City, MI 49696 $339,900 2 Beds 2 Baths 1,525 Sq Ft Condominium
6526 E Lincoln Road Cedar, MI 49621 $319,900 2 Beds 1 Baths 1,272 Sq Ft 1.5-Story
1584 N Betsie River Road Interlochen, MI 49643 $279,000 5 Beds 4 Baths 3,764 Sq Ft 1.5-Story
1319 Smith Road Traverse City, MI 49696 $249,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,866 Sq Ft Ranch
1029 Boyd Avenue Traverse City, MI 49686 $234,900 4 Beds 2 Baths 1,504 Sq Ft 1.5-Story
4771 E Duck Lake Road Grawn, MI 49637 $39,900 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
1320 S Union Street Traverse City, MI 49684 $653,500 5 Beds 4 Baths 2,929 Sq Ft 2-Story
1781 Townline Road Traverse City, MI 49696 $319,900 3 Beds 3 Baths 3,116 Sq Ft Ranch
Upcoming Open Houses - View All
133 Uptown Court Traverse City, MI 49684 $1,399,000 3 Beds 3 Baths 70 Sq Ft CondominiumOpen HousesSat 11am-2pm
21 Vineyard Ridge Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 $878,900 3 Beds 4 Baths 3,595 Sq Ft 1.5-StoryOpen HousesWed 5-7pmSat 12-3pm
106 Vineyard Ridge Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 $778,900 3 Beds 4 Baths 2,931 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesWed 5-7pmSat 12-3pm
18 Vineyard Ridge Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 $738,250 3 Beds 3 Baths 3,635 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesWed 5-7pmSat 12-3pm
131 W State Street Traverse City, MI 49684 $689,900 2 Beds 4 Baths 1,926 Sq Ft CondominiumOpen HousesSat 11am-2pm
135 W State Street Traverse City, MI 49684 $459,900 2 Beds 3 Baths 1,486 Sq Ft CondominiumOpen HousesSat 11am-2pm
3684 Central Park Drive Grawn, MI 49637 $430,000 2 Beds 1 Baths 1,188 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesSun 12-3pm
13390 Blue Shore Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 $399,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 2,412 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesThu 4-7pmFri 5-7pmSun 12-2pm
4400 Thorn Crest Traverse City, MI 49685 $389,900 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,240 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesSun 11:00am-12:30pm
1046 Washington Street Traverse City, MI 49686 $379,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,728 Sq Ft 2-StoryOpen HousesFri 2-4pmSat 12-2pm
1951 Lark Drive Traverse City, MI 49685 $229,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,332 Sq Ft 1.5-StoryOpen HousesWed 6:45-7:15pm
1981 Lark Drive Traverse City, MI 49685 $229,900 4 Beds 2 Baths 1,462 Sq Ft 1-StoryOpen HousesWed 6:45-7:15pmThu 5-7pm
1922 Penbroke Drive Traverse City, MI 49696 $220,000 3 Beds 1 Baths 1,426 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesWed 4-6pm
1897 Lark Drive Traverse City, MI 49685 $189,900 3 Beds 1 Baths 960 Sq Ft 1-StoryOpen HousesWed 6:45-7:15pm
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Active Market Stats
- 2145 Listings For Sale
- $370,935 Average Listing Price
- $224 Average Listing Price per Square Foot
Sold Market Stats
- 401 Properties Sold
- $131 Average Sale Price per Square Foot