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East Grand Rapids

Why you'd want to live in East Grand Rapids

East Grand Rapids was first settled in the early 1830s when the Reed family arrived from New York State. Originally part of Paris Township, it is one of the oldest suburbs in Kent County. Residents voted to establish the Village of East Grand Rapids in 1891. The village was then incorporated into a home-rule city in 1926 when the population was approximately 1,300 people. By the 1870s, the Reeds Lake area was a popular summertime day trip destination for the people of Grand Rapids and surrounding areas who made the long journey to spend the day picnicking, boating, swimming, sailing or spending a leisurely day at the lake. At the lakeside pavilion on the west shore of Reeds Lake, viewers could take in a play or listen to a popular orchestra of the day. Originally, those who wished to reach Reeds Lake would do so by foot, stagecoach, or by horse and buggy. In the middle 1870s, horse-drawn cars became available. Passengers would board in downtown Grand Rapids, transfer onto the Grand Rapids and Reeds Lake Railway on Sherman Street Southeast and proceed to the lake down Wealthy Street. By 1877, a steam locomotive replaced the horse cars. Electric streetcars came into use in the early 1890s. Buses replaced them as a mode of transportation in 1935. Interurban also brought residents from nearby cities to Reeds Lake.

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East Grand Rapids Market Report

$749,362

AVERAGE PRICE OF 67 HOMES

$1,472,317

AVERAGE PRICE OF 15 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$1,011,000

AVERAGE PRICE OF 3 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$667,450

AVERAGE PRICE OF 4 HOMES WITH A POOL

$1,039,967

AVERAGE PRICE OF 3 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $749,362
Avg Bedrooms 4.06 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.54 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $269,900
3 bedrooms $442,003
4 bedrooms $690,445
5 bedrooms $1,128,519
East Grand Rapids Home Price Trends
  7/2020 6/2020 5/2020 4/2020 3/2020
Total Listings 76 85 68 55 59
Average Price $774,349 $781,881 $763,164 $664,241 $660,175
Avg Price Change -0.97% +2.45% +14.89% +0.62% -1.61%
Median Price $608,704 $584,512 $570,340 $561,208 $541,983
Med Price Change +4.14% +2.48% +1.63% +3.55% -5.06%
Avg Bedrooms 4.15 beds 4.15 beds 4.12 beds 3.97 beds 3.99 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.62 baths 3.54 baths 3.41 baths 3.24 baths 3.3 baths
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 67 $749,362 69 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 15 $1,472,317 116 days
Newly Built Homes 3 $1,011,000 87 days
Homes with a Pool 4 $667,450 36 days
Reduced Price Homes 3 $1,039,967 50 days
Homes by Hazard | Keller Williams North
Marilyn Hazard
3237 Platinum St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-299-9944
Rick Veldman
Branch Manager
NMLS# 525375
Direct: 616-965-2505
1600 E Beltline Ave NE #210
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525


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