Home sales are up in Macomb, Michigan, going from 643 last year to over 670 this year. With a median home price of $140,000, it’s easy to see why real estate sales are increasing. In its population of almost 80,000, over 47 percent of all households in Macomb contain married couples with children, making it a very family-centric township.
Covering a little over 36 square miles, Macomb is a general law township and is Michigan’s fastest growing municipality. The Macomb District offers miles of shoreline on Lake St. Clair where many residents as well as tourists enjoy outdoor activities like boating, fishing and skiing. With an average high temperature of 82 degrees in July, the summers are fairly mild. Visitors to the Mall at Partridge Creek love the open-air, pet-friendly shopping facility. If you’re in the mood for some history, you can visit the home of Henry Ford’s only child, Edsel, in Grosse Pointe Shores. Built on 87 landscaped acres, the mansion has 60 rooms. The nearby Filipo Marc Winery offers sampling, or you could plan a day at the University of Michigan Botanical Gardens.
This northern suburb of Detroit offers a large number of things to do and see. Imperial Lanes and Fern Hill Lanes both offer bowling for the whole family, and for those who enjoy golf, Hickory Hollow and Burning Tree Golf & Country Club are excellent places to play a round. When you get hungry, you can grab a slice or two at Jets Pizza & Sub Shop or one of the many eateries in and around town. Katie’s Korner and World Famous Frozen Custard both offer frozen treats for kids of all ages while several bars in the area cater to the adult crowd. This fast-growing community also has farmer’s markets, hiking trails, and many other nearby townships to explore. A mix of sprawling subdivisions and peaceful farmland along with the development of a new Town Center area make Macomb a desirable place to own a home.