Southeast Michigan Real Estate in Hometown Berkley

"A Rose by any other name..."

Downtown Berkley

Downtown Berkley

BusinessWeek Magazine named Berkley, Michigan, "The Most Affordable Suburb in America in 2010." Berkley is a diverse family-friendly community of 14,416 where residents enjoy a good quality of living in a small town with big city amenities. The average family income has risen to $83,470 and the median home price is $103,799. Berkley has a thriving economy, affordable housing with low property taxes, safe neighborhoods, good schools, and plenty of green space. Come home to Berkley!

The community of Berkley was originally a small village that was established in 1923. By 1932 the city was incorporated and named after the famous Berkeley, California. However, the founders inadvertently misspelled the name. The community is located in Oakland County, where you can easily find beautiful Southeast Michigan real estate for sale.

Berkley has a large middle class and residents enjoy an above average income level. Berkley home owners love the small hometown feel of their community. They live in a safe environment where many walk to school, church and local parks. The vast canopy of trees provides a pleasing natural beauty to the neighborhoods. Many people love the small town atmosphere so much they spend their entire lives in Berkley. Whether you're relocating from out-of-town or moving up, you'll find plenty of homes to choose from. If you're ready to look for Southeast Michigan real estate in Berkley, click here to: Search for Berkley Michigan Real Estate!

Berkley Real Estate Housing Market

Residents are warm, friendly people who take pride in their city, schools and homes. The community has a sparkle to it because of the way residents care for their homes. You'll find a wide variety of Southeast Michigan real estate homes in Berkley.

Some of the architectural styles in Berkley include:

  • Ranch
  • 2-Story
  • Bungalow
  • Cape Code
  • Colonial
  • Contemporary
  • A few available Lots to build the home of your dreams

The local Berkley real estate market has whatever type of home you're looking for, and with the amenities that will please your discriminating taste. Lee Morof can help you find the perfect home for you and your family. Contact Lee Morof today to get started!

Berkley Michigan Demographics

Berkley's population in 2007 was estimated at 15,200 with a median age of 36.9. The community is somewhat culturally diversified and it encompasses approximately 2.6 square miles. The average family income was $74,296 and the average home price was $176,989.

Berkley Michigan Weather

For owners of Southeast Michigan real estate in Berkley, there are year round attractions for outdoor sports activities. Summers bring an average mild temperature of 66° May through September. What a perfect time for outdoor sports activities such as boating, fishing, walking, biking, hiking, and picnics with family and friends - and much more. There are about 30 inches of rainfall per year. Winter temperatures average a mild 35° October through April. Residents love to participate in outdoors winter sports such as skiing, snowshoeing, and ice hokey. When you own Southeast Michigan real estate in Berkley you'll never run out of things to do!

Berkley Michigan Business Environment

If you are thinking of relocating your business to Berkley, you will be happy to find a thriving economy. The local community welcomes new entrepreneurs and the people support their local businesses. The downtown area is pedestrian friendly and easily accessible. Whether you require office or retail space, Southeast Michigan real estate in Berkley includes many prime business locations.

Discover which Berkley businesses were voted "The Best of Detroit 2004" by the Detroit Free Press. While you're checking out Southeast Michigan real estate in Berkley, get to know the town. Do you enjoy a warm, fresh bagel in the morning? Then make Elaine's Bagels at 2847 Coolidge your first stop of the day. Does your child have a doll or toy soldier in need of repair? Visit the Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop at 3947 12 Mile Road. Visit the Westborn Market where fresh vegetables and specialty meats are in great supply. And don't miss out on a relaxing lunch downtown. The local restaurants are great places for meeting and enjoying the local cuisine. Or, get a couple of scoops at one of the ice cream shops.

Berkley Schools/Education

Residents take great pride in the quality of their 6 public schools that make up the Berkley School District which offers a kindergarten through 12th grade education. If you're looking for a private school, Our Lady of La Salette School teaches kindergarten through middle school. Thanks to the dedication and inspiration of the many Berkley teachers, students earn high scores on aptitude tests. Many of the teachers grew up in Berkley and are Berkley High alumni themselves.

Blast from the Past

Berkley participates in the annual DREAM CRUISE PARADE presented by Eaton, General Motors and Motor City Casino. This event may be the world's largest automotive one-day parade. It is a genuine thrill to see the Classic cars, '56 Chevies, Olds, Mustangs and Vipers begin cruising along Woodward Avenue days before the event begins. The parade route stretches across multiple communities in the North Woodward area of Southeast Michigan and begins and ends in Royal Oak. This fun filled event unites all the communities for a grand day of viewing classic cars, good food and socializing with neighbors and friends. Southeast Michigan real estate home owners don't want to miss out on the excitement and the memories of this community event!

Berkley - A Day in the Park

Berkley boasts 9 PUBLIC PARKS:

  • Angel Park
  • Community Park
  • Jacee Park
  • Kiwanis Tot Lot
  • Lazenby Field
  • Merchants Park
  • Oxford Towers Park
  • Pattengill Playground and Ballfield
  • Rogers Park

Take your family on a picnic. Start up a game of horseshoes at the horseshoe pits in Community Park or Oxford Towers Park. Jog along the fitness trails at Community Park and breathe in the sounds and smells of nature.

You will find baseball or softball fields at most of the neighborhood parks. How about a vigorous game of basketball or one-on-one at the courts in Angel Park or Merchants Park? Ready for a round of tennis? Grab your racket and head to the tennis courts at Angel Park or Community Park. Get a real cardio workout - play a game of volleyball at one of the volleyball courts at Jaycee Park or Pattengill Playground and Ballfield. Parents will find all of the parks have excellent play areas for the kids.

Winter Wonderland

Grab your ice skates and head to the ICE SKATING ARENA at Community Park. The arena is home to the following groups:

  • The Berkley Roller Blades Figure Skating Club
  • The Berkley Youth Hockey Association
  • The Berkley Bears High School Team

You can bring your own ice skates or rent them. And if you don't know how to skate, lessons are available. If you like to play ice hockey, be sure and sign up for one of the hockey leagues. Or consider volunteering at the annual ice show. There are so many activities and outdoor sports... they are too numerous to mention.

Ready to Buy Southeast Michigan Real Estate in Berkley?

If you're looking for a quiet, family-friendly Southeast Michigan real estate community, come and see Berkley! It's a great place to live and offers residents a small hometown feel with lots of amenities. So come on home to Berkley! Lee Morof will help you find the right home at the price that will fit your budget. As a real estate lawyer and broker, Lee Morof is uniquely qualified to prevent costly legal mistakes when purchasing your home. Contact Lee Morof, your Berkley real estate specialist today!

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