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This week we are featuring Jean Wedemeyer’s listing – 2344 Tessmer Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
2344 Tessmer Road - Ann ArborQ.Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
This 2 story home combines traditional living and dining rooms with a more contemporary open feel as the eat-in kitchen opens to the great room; and both areas open onto the deck. Upstairs you’ll find the master suite, 3 additional bedrooms and a full bath, along with a versatile 798 sq. ft. loft that overlooks the great room below.

2344 Tessmer Road - DenQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
2344 Tessmer Road has terrific family spaces indoors and out. Inside, the gathering place is the great room, with high ceilings, large windows and fireplace. Moving outside, a large cedar deck and a large lot mean plenty of space for family and friends.
2344 Tessmer Road - Kitchen Q. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
This Lodi Township location easily accommodates the 3,402 SF house on its 2 acre lot. Outdoors, there is something for everyone. The yard is big, and flat enough for a soccer field, and the wooded area in the back has its own walking paths and an area for a fire pit. The three car garage has room for cars, toys and hobbies. Plenty of room and privacy, just minutes from town. Low Lodi Township taxes and Ann Arbor Schools.

2344 Tessmer Road - Living roomQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
The maintenance-free exterior has cement plank siding and new Jeld Wen windows. A new cedar front porch with recessed lighting and landscaping create a gracious entrance for guests. The interior has been spiffed up with new paint and new carpeting, and the large 1st floor laundry room is indispensable. Great space, great price, great family home!

2344 Tessmer Road - BedroomIf you would like more information about 2344 Tessmer Road, Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Jean Wedemeyer at 734-604-2523.
2344 Tessmer Road - Deck


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Must See Ann Arbor Home for Sale


This week we are featuring Marjorie Bolgos’ listing – 5179 Christine Court, Ann Arbor, MI, 48103

5179 Chrstine Court - Ann ArborQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
Updated contemporary bi-level. This is a Mark Solent built twin-home.

5179 Chrstine Court - DenQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
Spacious, airy kitchen with eating area, living room with fireplace. The master bedroom is stylishly updated and includes a master bath and a custom walk-in closet.

5179 Chrstine Court - Eat in KitchenQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
Located less than 8-minutes from downtown Ann Arbor, the new owners will enjoy low Scio Township taxes with easy access to all of the entertainment, restaurants, and events of Ann Arbor.

5179 Chrstine Court - KitchenQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
Newer roof and mechanicals.5179 Chrstine Court - BedroomQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
In this park-like setting, enjoy views of green space and your the pond from the balcony, which runs the entire length of the house.

5179 Chrstine Court - Lower LevelQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
With over 2500 sq ft. of livable space this home is well priced at $365,000.

5179 Chrstine Court - BackyardQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
The lower level has a walkout, doorwall to a patio, an additional full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a full bath, and laundry area.

If you would like more information about 5179 Christine Court, Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Marjorie Bolgos at 734-645-5590.

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Luxury Listing on Park Lake

FeaturedFriListing_2016This week we are featuring Anne Harlow’s listing — 7250 Park Lake Drive, Dexter, MI 

7250 Park Lake Drive - DexterQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
Three story timber frame, with cathedral ceilings, exposed timbers, soaked in sunlight.

7250 Park Lake Drive - DenQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
This incredible home has everything! Relax by the fireplace in the great room while enjoying the beautiful views through the wall of windows.

3 Season PorchThe main floor showcases both hardwood and tile flooring. It includes spacious chef’s kitchen with Sub-Zero refrigerator, and grand sunroom. There is a generous master suite, 3rd floor loft, walk-out lower level apartment, and storage spaces beyond compare throughout the home.7250 Park Lake Drive - Kitchen

Q. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
You will feel immersed in nature while also enjoying the luxuries of this gorgeous home. The location offers the serenity, space, and privacy of country living within miles of Ann Arbor, Dexter, and Brighton. Over 11 acres are all yours, with 400 feet of frontage on private, 35 acre, Park Lake.7250 Park Lake Drive - MasterQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
Magnificent views of Park Lake, as well as eye-catching vistas of wooded landscape. You’ll see wild turkeys wandering the property and the swans that make the lake their home.7250 Park Lake Drive - Master BathQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
The combination of this luxurious home set on its private lakefront site with 11 acres, make it a truly outstanding value.

7250 Park Lake Drive - DeckQ. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
In 1990, the original owners built the home here to fulfill their bucket list item of running a Christmas tree farm called Coldsprings Farm.

7250 Park Lake Drive - BarnQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
The home has a sprawling, two-story deck. The main level is accessible directly from the kitchen – ideal for warm weather entertaining. The hot tub on upper deck can be enjoyed year-round.

7250 Park Lake Drive - LakeIf you would like more information about 7250 Park Lake Drive, Dexter, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Anne Harlow at 734-846-0316.

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Congratulations to the 2017 Charles Reinhart Award Recipients

Reinhart held their Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday, February 15th at Barton Hills County Club, celebrating the accomplishments of 250 agents and six office managers.

The Charles Reinhart Award, the most prestigious award the company presents, recognizes the highest earning agents of 2017.

Agents receiving the honor were:

Charles Reinhart Award Winners 2018

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Rare University of Michigan Income Property

FeaturedFriListing_2016This week we are featuring Megan Mazurek ’s listing — 938 Dewey Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
938 Dewey Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
Q. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
Built in 1910, this home features original woodwork and hardwood floors throughout, high ceilings, large windows, and a wrap-around front porch.

983 Dewey Ave -Front PorchQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
This high income-producing University of Michigan student rental has 6 large bedrooms, on-site laundry, a large basement for additional storage space, and parking space for 6+ cars.

983 Dewey Ave -Entry

Q. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
Students will love this prime location near the University of Michigan Athletic Complex, Yost Ice Arena and Central Campus. It is conveniently located on multiple bus lines, and steps away from the popular, new Argus Farm Stop location on Packard.

983 Dewey Ave, Ann Arbor - Kitchen

Q. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
Many improvements have been made throughout this home. Renovations to the second floor bathroom include satin nickel Pottery Barn medicine cabinet and fixtures.

983 Dewey Ave - BedroomQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
Leased through August 2018 for $4,400/month, with tenants responsible for all utility payments, this 6 bedroom, 2.5 bath, well-maintained charmer is exactly what U of M students are looking for with its proximity to campus and nightlife.

983 Dewey Ave - ParkingFor more information about 938 Dewey Ave, Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Megan Mazurek at 734-645-4296.

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2017 Year End Results

The hardworking Associates at Reinhart closed 3,631 transactions in 2017 – more than double our closest competitor. When you need to buy or sell a home it’s best to hire the company with the most practice at completing sales successfully. Year after year that is Reinhart.

Let us earn your business by helping you explore your options. Start today by contacting a Reinhart Associate.

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8 Fun February Events

We all know winter in Michigan means ice. But here in the Ann Arbor area, we’re turning that into ice carving competitions, curling tournaments, winter festivals and a hockey showcase. Join the fun at the region’s essential February events!

And don’t worry, they’re not all outside. Our guide includes theater, orchestra and beer dinners as well. Enjoy!

Million Dollar Quartet
February 1 – 25

Million Dollar Quartet is a jukebox musical written by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott. It dramatizes the Million Dollar Quartet recording session of December 4, 1956, among early rock and roll stars Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins, and newcomer Jerry Lee Lewis.

Let’s Chill Winter Fest
February 2 – 3

The third annual Let’s Chill Winter Fest features activities for individuals of all ages. The winter festival spans the downtown shopping area, Wilson Park and Edgetown. Activities include a chili cook-off, the area’s only wine walk, indoor and outdoor winter games, ice carving, an Artisan tent, food, and more.

Free shuttle service will run between all major event areas and parking lots, making it easily accessible. Warming stations in the downtown area and a large bonfire in Wilson Park offer warmth and ambiance.

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
February 3

Former Detroit Symphony Orchestra music director Neeme Järvi returns to Southeast Michigan with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.

Järvi leads the ensemble in its UMS debut. The evening’s program is steeped in the music of Estonian composers, including the beautiful fifth symphony of Eduard Tubin. Tubin fled to Stockholm in 1944 when the Soviet Union occupied Estonia. Garrick Ohlsson, a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess, joins the orchestra for Brahms’s first piano concerto.

February 9

The 10th Annual “Artini”, a fundraiser benefiting the Ann Arbor Art Center! Once again, the finest downtown bars and restaurants in downtown Ann Arbor will compete to create the city’s most artful martini. From 6:30pm to 10:00 pm, Artini guests will visit participating establishments and taste carefully crafted and innovative cocktails designed by some of the city’s top mixologists.

Artini guests have the chance to crown the “People’s Choice Award” winner by texting to vote for their favorite drinks throughout the evening. The “Juror’s Choice Award” will be decided by a panel of jurors that are unaffiliated with the participating venues.

Participating venues:

• The Alley Bar
• Ann Arbor Distilling Company @ the Ann Arbor Art Center
• Aventura
• Bab’s Underground
• The Beer Grotto
• Black Pearl
• Melange
• Pretzel Bell
• Additional venues confirming daily!

Attendees must be 21 or older by 2/9/2018. Ticket prices are $55 and are non-refundable. The Ann Arbor Art Center is a 501©(3) organization, and $25 of each Artini ticket is tax deductible.

Curling Fest 2018
February 9 – 10

Curling Fest 2018 is a weekend of curling fun, for beginners and experienced competitors, with a tournament and learn-to-curl sessions.

Saturday, February 10 is for both experienced and novice competitors, with learn-to-curl ice time on February 9, 2018. Watch the bonspiel (term for curling tournament) free of charge or stop by Friday night for great winter fun. Enjoy music, beer, food, hot cocoa, and more in a heated tent on both days.

Chainsaw carving an ice sculpture

Third Annual Ice Carving Festival
February 10

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission proudly presents our annual Ice Carving Festival! Watch students from colleges and universities across SE Michigan compete. Stand in awe as these carvers showcase their mastery with chainsaws and flamethrowers to create unique masterpieces to display at County Farm Park.


Stewardship Workday
February 11

Scarlett Mitchell Nature Area contains a mature oak hickory woodland as well as wetlands, which support several species of frogs and salamanders. Come help preserve this diverse nature area by cutting invasive shrubs such as buckthorn and honeysuckle. Meet at the park entrance on Turnberry Lane, off of Packard Road. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided.

Blooming YIES Dinner and Silent Auction
February 24

Join in the second annual Blooming YIES Dinner and Silent Auction hosted by the Ypsilanti International Elementary School PTO. Blooming YIES is a strolling dinner and silent auction that will raise money for the establishment of an “Educational Oasis” at Ypsilanti International Elementary School. The event will feature a night of fundraising, silent auction, and community building.

The event will be held at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse in Depot Town from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Reserved parking for the event is at the Rice Street Lot, AKA the Frog Island Parking lot – please look for signs. Tickets will cover the cost of the strolling dinner and two drink tickets. Please note this is an adult only event!

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Custom Built Ranch Home in Saline

FeaturedFriListing_2016This week we are featuring Tracey Roy’s listing — 465 Amherst Circle, Saline, MI 48176

465 Amherst Circle - Saline, MIQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
This awesome ranch has cultured stone, brick and wood exterior. Step inside to an open airy floor plan with vaulted ceilings and open living spaces.

465 Amherst Circle - EntryWhat distinctive features set this home apart?
It is only a year old and has 1st-floor living space with a master bedroom along with 3 additional egress bedrooms in the lower level.

Q. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
It is located close to downtown Saline, minutes from schools and parks.

465 Amherst Circle- Dining RoomQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
The home is a custom built house completed in December of 2016.

465 Amherst Circle - KitchenQ. Does the community have any amenities we should know about?
Enjoy the downtown area of Saline with restaurants, shopping, and the amazing Emagine Theatre. It’s a quick commute to Ann Arbor, expressways, and airport.
465 Amherst Circle - Master BedroomQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
The lot is extra wide with additional space to play or allow your pets to roam. Out of every window on the back side of the house is a view of a mature line of trees.

465 Amherst Circle - Master BathroomQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
The quality and age.
465 Amherst Circle - Lower Level Q. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
It has an open floor plan with a great kitchen to entertain several guests and still be in the same space. The great room has vaulted ceilings and is centered around a beautiful fireplace.
465 Amherst Circle - Lower Level BathroomQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?

The garage has room for 3 cars plus ample storage room with built-in shelves.

For more information about 465 Amherst Circle, Saline, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Tracey Roy at 734-417-5827.

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Joyful January Events

While the weather might be cold, there are many wonderful activities going on in the Ann Arbor area this January.


Hair & Other Stories is a multidisciplinary evening-length work that addresses matters of race, gender identity, and economic inequality through the lens of physical appearance, including the cultural significance of African-American women’s hair. Weaving contemporary dance, music, and text with the history, culture, and spiritual traditions of the African Diaspora, this astonishing troupe performs innovative, exciting works that bring untold stories to life.

JANUARY 14 – 19

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week: A local celebration of dining in our community. From January 14-19, 2018 experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in Ann Arbor. Restaurants offer fixed pricing for lunch and dinner with extraordinary menus tailored to the event. Now is your chance to discover new restaurants and enjoy old favorites at a discounted price. Make reservations now as spots fill up quickly.

2018 MLK CELEBRATIONJanuary 15

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, which occurred on April 4, 1968, along with the founding of the Martin Luther King Memorial Center in Atlanta 50 years ago. On Monday, January 20, 1986, the United States observed the first national holiday honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is also the day that Eastern Michigan University hosted its first MLK President’s Luncheon under the leadership of the late President John W. Porter.

As EMU commemorates the 32nd anniversary of this auspicious celebration, they welcome Joy-Ann Reid as Keynote Speaker. Joy-Ann Reid is a national correspondent for MSNBC, host of “AM Joy” and “The Reid Report”, and the author of the book Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide (William Morrow). Reid is the former Managing Editor of theGrio.com, a daily online news and opinion platform devoted to delivering stories and perspectives that reflect and affect African-American audiences. Reid is also a former talk radio producer and host for Radio One and previously served as an online news editor for the NBC affiliate WTVJ in Miramar, Florida.

FLINTJanuary 18 – March 10, 2018

For a century or more, generations of men and women in Flint, Michigan earned good pay and benefits manufacturing automobiles and the things that go into making them. Almost overnight everything changed. The people whose dedication and hard work earned them a place in the most prosperous middle class in history found themselves unemployed and adrift. “Flint” is the heartfelt and brutally honest story of two couples struggling to endure and believe in the American dream. Contains adult language & content.


The Nations Cup returns to Ann Arbor! In this tournament, teams wear their Country’s jerseys with pride and battle the opposition for bragging rights. The points for each victory go towards each Nation’s total amount, rather than just a win or a loss for the individual team.


Get ready to Find Your Folk! Presented by Ford Motor Company Fund, the annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, a fundraiser for The Ark, returns to Hill Auditorium for two dynamic and different nights of folk and roots music on Friday, January 26, and Saturday, January 27, 2018, beginning at 6:30 p.m. each night.

The Folk Festival will celebrate its 41st year with a selection of the world’s finest traditional and contemporary performers. Each night includes a blend of well-known and up-and-coming artists, providing you with an opportunity to hear artists you know and love while discovering great new talent.

WinterFestJANUARY 27

Winterfest is a ‘different’ kind of winter festival hosted by Saline Main Street and participating restaurants, shops, churches, and community organizations! The activities are scattered throughout a four-block area in the heart of Downtown Saline. There are many crazy indoor activities as well as numerous outdoor activities. Winterfest is fun for the whole family; kids, teens, adults, and grandparents. There is something for everyone, from mild to wild.


Chad Burrow is recognized as one of the premiere clarinetists of his generation. Mozart’s birthday bash will have his music come to life in front of your ears. Music will include Fellman Reflections on Mozart: Big Bend, Symphony No. 1, Clarinet Concerto, Symphony No. 41.
This is sure to be a delightful homage to Mozart.

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This Giving Tuesday Make a Difference By Cleaning Out Your Closet

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that celebrates and supports philanthropy. Reinhart supports this event with our Annual Coat Drive. Over our Coat Drive’s 21-year history, we have collected more than 20,000 new and gently used winter coats. This year we have partnered with over 30 local non-profits in order to keep Washtenaw County warm.

This year all coats that are collected will go to the following organizations:


Please encourage your family and friends to drop off their gently used winter coats at all of the Charles Reinhart Sales Offices as well as all Sunday Open Houses.

For more information about the 22nd Annual Coat Drive, please contact Greer Thibodeau, Marketing Coordinator at 734-669-5837 or gthibodeau@reinhartrealtors.com.


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