Let’s get to know Rockford, Michigan!

Grand Rapids is a city full of amazing neighborhoods. Are you torn and don’t know which area may fit your needs best? Are you looking for a specific price range but need a little help trying to limit options? Are you looking to be close to certain area attractions? Don’t worry! Steve Volkers Group is here to give you some statistics on one of the major suburbs of Grand Rapids and we will include information answering all of your questions about the area.

 

 

Here are some statistics from Rockford, MI 49341 sales since January 1, 2016

The number of residential homes sold (condos & single family homes): 453 (8% were condos, 92% were single family homes)

average price for SFH: $245,352
average days on market SFH: 41
average discount off list price SFH: 1%
new construction sales SFH: 43
average size SFH: 1712 sq ft

Here are the sales from 2015

Number of residential homes sold (condos and single family homes): 698 (8% were condos, 92% were single family homes)

average price for SFH: $239,439
average days on market SFH: 50
average discount off list price SFH: 2%
new construction sales SFH: 72
average size SFH: 1756 sq ft

As you can see, the number of homes sales is right on track this year and will probably match last years! Homes are selling for higher prices, with a smaller discount off list price, and in a shorter amount of time. New construction has remained consistent in this area, along with the size/style of home.

Below are some stats for Grand Rapids as a whole since January 1, 2016

 

# residential homes sold (condos and single family homes): 7963 (11% were condos, 89% were single family homes)
average price for SFH: $189,609
average days on market SFH: 38
average discount off list price SFH: 1%
new construction sales SFH: 484
average size SFH: 1515 sq ft

Overall, both areas are selling really fast with little to NO discount off the list price. The GOOD NEWS is that the average sales prices and the size of homes are both LARGER in Rockford compared to the rest of Grand Rapids! 

 

 

Are you wondering what exactly Rockford, MI has to offer? Lucky for you, we have compiled a list of fun events & news from Rockford MI and why we think it could be your next neighborhood! 

Rockford is a city in Kent County and has a population of about 5,719. Located on the Rouge River, this charming town is only 14 miles north of Grand Rapids. With plenty of places to eat & drink, sightsee, be adventurous, and shop, Rockford really does have it all for every family, espeically if you are thinking about relocating. There are always homes for sales, apartments & condos for rent, and this beautiful town has just about everything from plenty of land, trails, & water to lake front views. You will definitely feel a strong sense of community in the area and it is easy to get involved. Rockford citizens are really proud of their town, especially their sports. Not only can parents easily find work and hobbies, but the children speak highly that the offerings in fine arts and academics are truly exceptional.

Check out this list of upcoming events in Rockford, MI and go out and get involved to see if this is your next neighborhood: