Because it is only 15 miles from Detroit, Southfield, Michigan, is perfect not only for permanent residents but also for those visiting the area. This city is large enough to host a handful of both affordable and high-end hotels; everything from a Days Inn to a Hilton Hotel. Visiting parties can take the day to tour the nearby city and return to the less congested area in the evenings, or residents can easily take their families on sightseeing tours, and then escort them back to the conveniently-placed hotels available for their business during their visit. Citizens of Southfield are within easy driving range of three casinos, several nightclubs, and the famous Henry Ford Theater, which still hosts several plays throughout the year.

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Southfield, Michigan, is one of the many suburbs surrounding the booming city of Detroit. Despite its close proximity to the hustle and bustle of city life and its own impressive collection of businesses, this town has managed to maintain a peaceful vibe. Homes for sale in this area tend to have 2-3 bedrooms and are in an affordable range between $100,000 and $200,000. There are also a few larger homes perfect for the big spender, or even apartments and condos for those who find themselves on a tight budget.

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