2012 Leelanau County Waterfront Home Sales Data - Year End

The final 2012 waterfront home sales data is now in the books as we transition into 2013. How well did homes with private water frontage sell? The home sales statistics above compare waterfront real estate homes sold in Leelanau County from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012 to the same time period in 2011 and 2010. This includes the townships of Bingham, Centerville, Cleveland, Elmwood, Empire, Glen Arbor, Kasson, Leelanau, Leland, Solon, Suttons Bay, and the City of Traverse City within the southeast corner of Leelanau County. Waterfront home sales that were included in the data are any single family home with private direct frontage or private across the road frontage. Houses located on ponds, creeks, or with shared frontage were not included.

In 2012 Leelanau County experienced a 85% increase in waterfront home sales dollar volume and a 63% increase in total waterfront homes sold compared to final 2011 figures! Numerous publications have highlighted the fact that Leelanau County is showing the largest increase in real estate home sales in the region.  

This report is based upon sales information obtained from the Traverse Area Multiple Listing Service from 2010-2012. Undisclosed sales are not included in the data. This is for basic review purposes only. All attempts for accuracy have been made but cannot be guaranteed.

Jonathan Oltersdorf, Oltersdorf Realty, LLC
Phone: 231-271-7777
E-mail: jonathan@oltersdorf.com