From the highly successful educational and sports programs at Ann Arbor's own University of Michigan to the abundant fruit crops and cherry farms located along the banks of the stunning and serene Huron River, the perks of day-to-day life in this region are endless. Employment opportunities also abound, thanks to the thriving higher-education scene and seemingly endless stream of new medical and technological companies calling Ann Arbor home. The University of Michigan is the driving force behind much of the region's economic successes, and its thriving football program has churned out some of the sport's most notable names. With a broad base of college students living alongside an increasing number of retirees and an active political population sharing zip codes with an impressive agricultural community, Ann Arbor offers an extremely diverse, yet cohesive community that begs to be called home.
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The fifth-largest city in Michigan, Ann Arbor offers an array of entertainment, employment and recreational opportunities set within an undeniably idyllic setting. From palatial and spacious single-family homes to urban townhouses and condos along tree-lined city streets, there are virtually unlimited housing options when it comes to life in Ann Arbor. Voted one of the most "Livable Cities" by Forbes in 2010, Ann Arbor continues to shine as a thriving, inviting community with an equally impressive real estate market.SHOW MORE