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What Zillow Says About Traverse City Real Estate

By Ross Boissoneau | July 17, 2019

Zillow, the online real estate giant, believes it knows Traverse City. The brainchild of a couple former Microsoft execs, the real estate database aims to be the most complete source of information on homes for sale and more – though some local realtors warn of its accuracy.

According to Zillow’s database and the company’s economist, Traverse City median home values saw a nine percent year-over-year increase and a 32 percent increase between 2013 and May 2019. Meanwhile, the number of days a home was on the market (a measure of how hot the market is) increased from 97 in April 2018 to 104 in April 2019, the latest data Zillow ...

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Two Injured In M-22 Crash

Two drivers were injured in a traffic accident in Cleveland Township Tuesday.

Leelanau County Sheriff's Office ...

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Commissioners Reject Changes To Marina Parking

Traverse City commissioners Monday rejected a proposal that would have cut down on the number of parking ...

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GT Pavilions Receives $50K Grant From Blue Cross

Grand Traverse Pavilions has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan ...

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County Looks To Update Sexual Harassment Policy For Officials

Grand Traverse County commissioners will consider policy changes Wednesday that will require commissioners to go through sexual ...

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Today Wednesday, July 17, 2019

8:00 AM

Beach Trash Art Exhibit

Artist Deborah Hecht uses objects she has found on Lake Michigan beach to create mosaics. Runs June 21 ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market

Held on Wednesdays, 8am-noon. More Info >>

9:00 AM

Bodies Of... Ceramics Exhibition

Exceptional examples of the ceramic craft today, & a conceptual exploration of the medium. Monday-Saturday, on display through ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Conservation Kid's Camp

For children aged 6-11. Limit of 12 children. Fill out the registration form (https://www.antrimcd.com/uploads ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

New Views: Home/Place - An Exhibition

A juried show of 27 2D & 3D works that explores home & place identity from original & ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Small Works, Big Impact: Community College Project"

Over 100 community members, ages 3 to 80+ created work for this exhibition. It is a fundraiser & ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"You Are Here: Maps & Roads of Leelanau"

Featuring maps ranging from 1850-1960 & a display of early surveying equipment. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Children's Activities

Build, test & race balloon rockets. There will also be Preschool Story Hour. More Info >>

10:00 AM

The Magic Thursday Artists Summer Show & Sale

Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Enjoy over 100 works of original art in oil, pastel, acrylic & watercolor ... More Info >>

10:30 AM

IPL's Summer Reading Program

"Our Amazing Universe. Learn about Outer Space." More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Bodies of... Juried Exhibition of Ceramic Arts"

Juror Sigrid Zahner selected approximately 60 works by Great Lakes regional artists to be included in this exhibition ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"In Conversation"

A duo show featuring the artwork of two local artists: Carol C. Spaulding & Douglas Hoagg. Runs from ... More Info >>

12:30 PM

Stories of WWII Era

Onalee Marsh & Ginny Johnson will share episodes & stories relating to their books, respectively, "Love and Kisses ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Armand Merizon: His Life and Art"

Armand was a lifelong Grand Rapids painter remembered for his detailed landscapes & brilliantly colored abstractions. More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Lee Sung Keun: Interconnected "

S. Korean artist Lee Sung Keun creates sculptures of primordial shapes that, at first sight, evoke human cells ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Minglings: The Migration"

Featuring internationally recognized fiber artist Gerhardt Knodel. Inspired by a 17th century Ming dynasty textile fragment that traveled ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Transfigurement II"

MI ceramic artist Susanne Stephenson presents this retrospective exhibition.  More Info >>

1:00 PM

Summer STEAM

E is for Engineering! Design a structure that astronauts could live in on the moon. More Info >>

2:00 PM

"Bodies of Color... Recent Work by DeCarlo Logan"

Logan’s artwork analyzes the intangible aspects of identity to encourage dialog & understanding. Two recent mixed media series ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

"Bodies of Me... Recent Work by Liz Wierzbicki"

Liz creates work that critiques ideas of gender, sexuality & self in a digital age. Runs April 27 ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Guided Walking History Tours of TC

Begins & ends at the Perry Hannah Plaza - 6th & Union St. Each tour is about two & ... More Info >>

5:30 PM

Weeknight Hikes

Enjoy monthly night hikes on the North Country National Scenic Trail. Meet at the M-72 Park and Ride ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Evening on River Street

Live music by Brotha James. More Info >>

6:00 PM

Traverse City Backgammon Club

Held every Weds. Free lessons available to all new-comers. More Info >>

6:00 PM

Yoga in the Park!

Vinyasa flow session. More Info >>

7:00 PM

Dixieland Concert Series

Held Wednesdays from July 10 - Aug. 7 at 7pm. Featuring The Backroom Gang band. The concerts include singing ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

Fife Lake Historic Family Presentation

Memories & Stories. Presented by Anna Love & Linda Forwerck, & assisted by Craig Bridson. More Info >>

7:00 PM

Plant it Wild Presents: Urban & Suburban Meadows - Bringing Meadowscaping to Big & Small Places

Save pollinators. Save water. Save earth. Build an army of "habitat heroes." Presenter is Catherine Zimmerman, author & ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

Traverse City Dance Project

Top dance professionals from MI, New York City & Los Angeles perform with acclaimed drummer Ian Chang & ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

Diana Ross

Ross began her career as the lead singer of Motown's The Supremes, with whom she recorded hits ... More Info >>

New Sidewalk Construction On Kinross, Grant Streets Starting This Week

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Cadillac: Pro-Wrestling Hotbed Of The North

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Where Has All The Permit Parking Gone?

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June Home Sales Dip, But Big Year Still Underway

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New Events Planned For City Parks, Dog Beach Considered

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Almost Complete, Was Pit Spitters' First Season A Home Run?

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Riverview Terrace Watches Tall Buildings Debate, Development From Next Door

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Fair, Pine Street Closures Planned

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Commission Will Leave Howard's Seat Vacant From September To Election

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Elderly Couple Identified As Victims Of Leelanau Crash

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Wrong Side Of The Tracks

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Measles Case Confirmed In Grand Traverse County

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BATA Sees 60 Percent Cherry Fest Ridership Increase Over 2018

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Garfield Township Looks At Munson Daycare, Church Expansion, Housing Projects

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