ada mi real estate: Top Best Buy Homes Forest Hills Michigan August 2009 - 08/27/09 12:48 PM
We have gathered a list of the Top Best Forest Hills Houses
( Ada-Cascade) to buy, based on price per square foot.
Please note: This list can change daily as some homes sell,
prices are adjusted and other homes come on the market.
The homes listed below are probably dated and would need
updating with new carpeting, paint, and kitchen- bath redos
at a minimum to bring them to current market standards.
They might need major repair work done, such as new roofs
& mechanicals.
Check back often or just subscribe to our blog to get
up-to-date local real estate information … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Forest Hills Michigan ~ Top Best Buy Homes ~ July 2009 - 07/25/09 09:51 AM
We have gathered a list of the Top Best Forest Hills Houses
( Ada-Cascade) to buy, based on price per square foot. 
Please note: This list can change daily as some homes sell,
prices are adjusted and other homes come on the market. 
The homes listed below are probably dated and would need
updating with new carpeting, paint, and kitchen- bath redos
at a minimum to bring them to current market standards. 
They might need major repair work done, such as new roofs
& mechanicals.
Check back often or just subscribe to our blog to get
up-to-date local real estate information … (1 comments)

ada mi real estate: Forest Hills Michigan Neighborhood Real Estate Market Reports ~ Forest Hills Gardens ~ May 2009 - 06/01/09 10:03 AM
The Ada area growth trends remain strong. Ada Township planner,
Jim Ferro states that the Ada population has grown by 20% since 2000.
There is a new proposed 80 condo units - Villas of Ada going in next
door and Stone Falls of Ada - a 210 unit apartment complex, currently
under  construction a short distance away on Spaulding Ave.
Both of these new developments are quite close to Adacroft Commons
and Forest Hills Gardens.  Forest Hills Gardens subdivision is between
Hall Street and Ada Drive just west of the Forest Hills Central High
School complex. 





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ada mi real estate: Ada Michigan Video Tour - 02/21/09 08:57 PM
Ada Michigan is a small village and township close to Grand Rapids. It has rolling hills, 2 rivers running through it, and mostly residential housing. The village itself is quaint, located on the Thornapple River, and predates Grand Rapids as a permanent settlement. Come take a look at our community snapshots......... Grand Rapids Ada Real Estate ~ Westbrook Realty Copyright 2009 All rights reserved All photos taken by Bonnie Westbrook … (6 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada MI ~ Stone Falls of Ada ~ New Apartment Complex Update - 11/21/08 03:50 PM
UPDATE:  The Stone Falls of Ada Apartment complex has went up fast.
Our last post was  in June.  The units are up and some are occupied. Not
all units are completed yet. In the short video here, you can see the
approach to Stone Falls of Ada on Spaulding Ave and just how big this
 complex is.  There was a little excitement a few weeks ago when an empty
unit caught fire, the damage can be seen on our video tour.
I am leaving my original post, so you can the how fast the project has
went up.
 



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ada mi real estate: Ada Michigan ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ October 2008 ~ Greentree Farms Estates - 10/28/08 05:19 PM
Greentree Estates is a small subdivision in Ada Township south of
Conservation Avenue and just east of Honeycreek Avenue. The homes
located here are large, executive style homes, usually with acreage sites. 
Most of the houses were built in the 1970's to 1980's.  These homes are
prized for their privacy setting in a heavily wooded, natural area, (you can't
always see your neighbor's house) and the presitigious Forest Hills Public
School System.  This area of Ada Township has rolling hills, covered with
native hardwoods, and is very picturesque. Seidman Park is just across the
street with it's nature trails and cross country ski … (2 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada Michigan ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ Catamount - 10/27/08 04:55 PM
The Catamount properties are in the rolling hills adjacent to the
Grand River in the northern section of Ada Township in a gated
community with privacy and wooded acreage.  Executive style
homes with lots of room for entertaining and all the custom extras
 that make a home luxurious are the norm here.  The school system
 is Forest Hills Public Schools.  If you  are  looking for a prestigious
address, this could be what you are looking for, as it is one of the most
 affluent neighborhoods in the Grand Rapids area.  As a bonus, this cute
 little guy will be one of your new … (3 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada,Michigan ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ East Village ~October 2008 - 10/24/08 05:13 PM
The East Village subdivision off  Ada Drive in Ada Township is a fairly
new development. The new housing construction started in 2005 and
is still continuing to date. You can buy a resale home or a new home
in this centrally located housing development.  Near both public and
private schools, East Village is also close to  Forest Hills and 28th
Street shopping areas. The Ada Bike or Walking Trail also connects
this area on Ada Drive with the village of Ada, Grand Rapids, and the
village of Cascade.
East Village is also close by the expressway for easy access to many
different parts of our greater … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada, Michigan ~ Flowers Mill & Flowers Crossing Real Estate Market Report Oct 2008 - 10/21/08 08:49 AM
Elite executive style homes are what you will find in Flowers Mill and
 Flowers Crossing, Ada Township, MI. These custom homes are usually
 featured attractions at the local Home Builders Parade of Homes and
receive lots of attention from the public.
Large homes with custom extras, heavily wooded lots on rolling terrain
make this an exceptionally beautiful place to live.  Forest Hills Public
Schools are the school district with the new Eastern High School, just a
few miles away.  Located off Knapp St, east of the East Beltline, they are
 close to Knapp's Corners with its lure of shopping, movies & restaurants
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ada mi real estate: Ada Cascade MI ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ October 2008 - 10/16/08 11:17 AM
Ada Cascade MI Real Estate is always active. These Grand Rapids suburban
communities have wonderful neighborhoods, some new and some older with
prestigious Forest Hills Public Schools, and private schools that attract many
homeowners. 
 This report will cover the third quarter 2008 real estate market activity.
 

 
             Ada Cascade Listings over $300,000
There are 211 Active Ada Cascade Listings in the over $300,000 category with
an average price of $639,798.  The Active Listings have been on the market
for an Average of 139 Days.  The Average price per square foot of Active
Listings is $204.99 with a low price of … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Forest Hills, MI ~ Forest Hills Gardens ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ September 2008 - 10/02/08 05:29 PM
Forest Hills Gardens is located between Ada Drive and Hall Street just
west of Forest Hills Central High School.  This well established
development of about 200 homes was built in the 1960's and 1970's
with a few of the homes bordering on Paradise Lake, pictured below.
Many of the homes are still occupied by their original owners, though
 the neighborhood is starting to turn over with younger families being
attracted to the quiet neighborhood in an excellent location, close to
 local public and private schools. It is literally walking distance to
Forest Hills Central Middle and High Schools.  Ada Christian is a short
distance … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada Cascade MI ~ Residential Real Estate Market Report ~ Sept 2008 - 09/30/08 03:34 PM
The Ada-Cascade Michigan area is a residential suburban area east
and southeast of the Grand Rapids city limits.  Ada-Cascade has a
real appeal for people looking for wooded lots, waterfront, new
suburban housing developments, and a little more elbow room. 
 It is also known for the excellent public schools, Forest Hills Public
Schools.
While there aren't many Ada-Cascade homes for sale under $100,000
in this area, there are still lots of great homes at excellent prices.
Most Ada-Cascade sold homes have prices rolled back to 2004 levels.

         Ada Cascade MI Real Estate Market Report
                 July to September 2008
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ada mi real estate: Ada, Michigan ~ Real Estate Market Report Sept 2008 ~ Ada Moorings - 09/24/08 01:36 PM
Ada Moorings is located off Grand River Drive, just east of Ada
and close to Ada Township Park. A recent development by
Eastbrook Builders, these quality built homes are in Forest
Hills Public School District.  Close to the village of Ada and not
far from the village of Cascade,this subdivision is near 28th
Street shopping and  the Thornapple and The Grand Rivers.
                                               
 
         Ada Moorings Market Report September 2008
            4 For Sale, 1 Pending, 6 Sold, 1 Expired
 
Address                                Price       SqFt     $/Sq Ft  DOM
For Sale:
7705 Thornapple Club        289,900  2193    132.19      42
7844 Thornapple Club        269,900  2024     133.34      44
1141 Spicebush Dr             … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada, Michigan ~ East Village ~ Real Estate Market Report Sept 2008 - 09/23/08 09:09 AM
The East Village subdivision off of Ada Drive in Ada Township is a fairly
new development. The new housing construction started in 2005 and
is still continuing to date. You can buy a resale home or a new home
in this centrally located housing development.  Near both public and
private schools, East Village is also close to the Forest Hills and 28th
Street shopping areas. The Ada Bike or Walking Trail also connects
this area on Ada Drive with the village of Ada and the village of Cascade.
East Village is also close by the expressway for easy access to many
different parts of our … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada MI Real Estate Market Report ~ Clements Mill - 09/19/08 05:02 PM
Clements Mill is  a newer home development built by Eastbrook
Construction in the Ada MI area, started in 1999 and completed in
2003. Apart from newer homes, part of the appeal is the proximity
of  Forest Hills Central Middle and High Schools, Forest Hills
Woodlands 5/6 School, St Roberts & Ada Christian Schools, which
are within walking distance.
Clements Mill is midway between the Village of Ada and Forest Hills
shopping area at Cascade Road and Forest Hills. 
Ada's Clements Mill has seen steady to declining values in the short
time it has been built out.  This is largely due to the current over
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ada mi real estate: Ada MI ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ Adacroft Commons September 2008 - 09/16/08 04:54 PM
Adacroft Commons is a popular home market in the Ada area.
Part of the appeal is the proximity of  Forest Hills Central 
5/6 School, Middle School, High School, St Roberts School & Ada
Christian School, which are within walking distance. Adacroft is also
close to the village of Ada and Forest Hills shopping.
It is an established subdivision, being started in the early 1970's
 by E. L. Ladd Builders of Ada, at the same time they were building
in Adatowne.  Adacroft Commons homes were required to have a
 two stall attached garage and a family room, while Adatowne
homes … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada MI ~ Real Estate Market Report ~ Adatowne ~ September 2008 - 09/16/08 04:53 PM
Adatowne is a popular entry level home market in the Ada area.
Part of the appeal is the proximity of Ada Elementary, Forest Hills
Central Middle and High Schools, Ada Christian Schools, St Roberts
School and being close to the village of Ada. Adatowne is an
established subdivision, started in the early 1970's by E.L. Ladd
Builders of Ada. I have held many open houses in these new plats
 and sold many of the homes as new construction - to be built.
If you doubt the power of your home as an investment, a basic
ranch (about 1000 sq ft) … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Ada MI Real Estate Market Report ~ Flowers Mill & Flowers Crossing September 2008 - 09/16/08 04:51 PM
Elite executive style homes are what you will find in Flowers Mill and
 Flowers Crossing, Ada Township, MI. These custom homes are usually
 featured attractions at the local Home Builders Parade of Homes and
receive lots of attention from the public.
Large homes with custom extras, heavily wooded lots on rolling terrain
make this an exceptionally beautiful place to live.  Forest Hills Public
Schools are the school district with the new Eastern High School, just a
few miles away.  Located off Knapp St, east of the East Beltline, they are
 close to Knapp's Corners with its lure of shopping, movies & restaurants
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ada mi real estate: Villas of Ada Tour, Ada MI ~ September Update on Ada Condos - 09/09/08 03:17 PM
We did some investigating the other day and took a field trip, so we
could report on the new Ada condos going up in Ada off Ada Drive
 & Hall Street, The Villas of Ada.
The developer has a similar community in Grandville where we took
a tour of the models and community clubhouse. Until the club house
and models are open here in Ada, estimated to be early 2009, we
thought you would like a sneak preview. 
We have put pictures and some information together on a visual
tour, so you can  take an armchair tour of the models.

We … (0 comments)

ada mi real estate: Grand Rapids, MI ~ Forest Hills Brick Ranch ~ Sold in 4 Days - 09/04/08 04:37 PM
This home at 901 Paradise Lake SE, Grand Rapids is in Ada Township, close to
Forest Hills Central High School and Middle School, between Ada Drive and Hall Street
in Forest Hills Gardens Estates.  An all brick ranch home with covered front porch,
2 stall garage, private back yard with many shade trees. 
 Total finished square feet is 2638 with a lower level recreation room with wood
 burning fireplace.  An remodeled kitchen with white laminate cabinets, cozy
 family room with brick wood burning fireplace, and casual eating area make
this an open and family friendly floor plan.
A living room,  front tiled … (0 comments)

 
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