Grand Rapids Homes for Sale and Real Estate in Grand Rapids Michigan
The growing metropolis of Grand Rapids is a recreational wonderland located on the Grand River in southwestern Michigan approximately two hours from both Chicago and Detroit. From the mound-building Hopewell Indians to the entrepreneurship of the early furniture industry, Grand Rapids has evolved into a vibrant city with a high quality of life.
Home to almost 200,000 residents, the city is a study in diversity with numerous cultural destinations, affordable housing in unique historical neighborhoods, a thriving business community, and every form of recreational entertainment imaginable. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses as well as land lots for custom building.
Distinct architectural and decorative characteristics define the close-knit communities that make up the city's real estate market. Heritage Hill was the first neighborhood in Grand Rapids and is one of the largest urban historic districts in the country today. Its 1,300 homes date from 1848 and represent more than 60 architectural styles. Other important neighborhoods in Grand Rapids include Fairmont Square, Cherry Hill, Heritage Park and East Grand Rapids where single-family homes range in price from around $70,000 to nearly $2 million for large estate properties. Land and lots are available in outlying areas for custom building.
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