Located along the Flint River 66 miles northwest of Detroit, the city of Flint has a population of 102,434, according to the 2010 United States Census. It is 34.06 square miles and the seventh largest city in Michigan. Flint has four distinct seasons with moderate winter snowfalls. General Motors was founded in Flint and remains a major employer. Many of the areas where residents lived during the auto industry boom remain, with strong neighborhood associations including Carriage Town and the Grant Traverse Street District. The mile-long University Avenue Corridor connects the University of Michigan, Flint with Kettering University. For primary education, Flint families have the option of public, charter and Catholic schools as well as the Michigan School for the Deaf.

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Flint, Michigan, has a varied inventory of homes and a cost of living 42.1 percent less than the rest of the state, which makes it an attractive real estate market. In July 2015, the average home in Flint sold for $69,214. The city boasts revitalization that led to University Park, a planned residential community built in 2004. Whether the desire is to live in a downtown loft, immaculate smaller cul-de-sac home or enclaved high-end mansion, Flint has the perfect residence for every home buyer.

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