BEULAH OPEN HOUSE, Sat., 7/6, 12-2

OPEN HOUSE in Benzie County, Village of Beulah, at 367 Spring Valley Lane, Sat., July 6, 12-2. Between US-31 and Crystal Ave. Walk to Crystal Lake beaches, boat launch, and village of Beulah shops and amenities from this updated 4 bedroom, 2 bath home one-half block from downtown. Hop on the nearby Betsie Valley Trail for miles of hiking and bicycling along the Betsie River. Lake Michigan and Frankfort are a 15-minute drive. Crystal Mountain Resort skiing, golfing and relaxing spa are less than 30 driving-minutes away. Home features wood floors, custom kitchen cookstove, newer stainless refrigerator, formal dining, main […]

Real Estate Activity in May: Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau

Home sales of residences not on the water in the Greater Grand Traverse Area are up 6 percent over the same week last year. Waterfront home sales remained about the same. Compared to April, the number of homes on the market skyrocketed in May. Just last week (reported week of May 21-27), inventory of area homes rose by almost 25 percent over the week prior. For buyers, more homes on the market means more choice. For sellers, the increase means more competition. As a seller, your attention to details — such as the home’s entryway and yard, neutral paint colors, […]

OPEN HOUSE Sun., 5/26, 12-2, Beulah, Mich.

367 Spring Valley, Beulah, Mich. Walk to Crystal Lake beaches plus village shops and cafes from this updated, comfortable 4BR/2BA farmhouse with a 32′ x 28′ garage on a landscaped lot. You’ll find some original wood floors inside. Check out the separate laundry and mud rooms. Check out the large, eat-in kitchen for family and a formal dining room for gatherings. Metal roof is convenient in winter and a large deck is waiting for your summer barbecues. Hike and bicycle on the 22-mile-long Betsie Valley Trail that passes near by.  $249,900 367 Spring Valley Street Beulah MI 49617

13 Things Homeowners Should Do in May

Spring is a busy time for homeowners. Spring cleaning includes everything from cobwebs and windows to garden tools and siding.             On your 13 item to-do list, the ghastly task of cleaning your grill is offset by frivolous fun…preparing your pic-a-nic basket for a future grab-and-go outing, Boo-Boo! This time of year, we would much rather be petoskey stone picking, morel hunting and Milky Way watching, right? So, tick them off your homeowner to-do list in May. Try tackling three a week. Soon you’ll be sunbathing guilt-free at the beach on a rare June day. […]

Traverse Area Real Estate Market Activity, 3-17 to 4-29

Inventory of homes for sale in the Traverse City area finally picked up the last four weeks, according to statistics obtained through the Traverse City Area Multiple Listing Service. The T.C. area includes Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau and Wexford counties. Sales of area homes and commercial properties during the same period stayed mostly flat, with a slight increase in vacant land sales. Pending sales remain at 220+ properties. For week ending 4/29, inventory of homes for sale rose again, to 251. (Too new to include in our report.) Inventory gains are great news for those looking to buy […]

Traverse Area Market Activity 2/18 to 3/11, 2019

Real Estate Market Report – In the Traverse area’s six counties (Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Kalkaska), the number of new listings coming on the market slowed. Pending sales increased while closed sales remained almost the same. Will better weather bring more properties into the marketplace?  Stay tuned.  

OPEN HOUSE Sun. 3/10, 12-3 Traverse City west side

LONG LAKE AREA – West side Traverse City 3 bedroom home is near Long Lake access and beach. The address is 1039 W. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City. (Directions below). NEWLY redecorated ranch home on 1 acre features all living on one level, even the laundry room. Other features include two full baths and two half baths, a walkout basement, front and back decks, and a two-and-a-half-car garage. Living room is a spacious, open, “great” room with a vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan and fireplace with a cultured stone hearth surrounded by barnwood. New kitchen offers stainless appliances, granite countertops, kitchen […]


MICHIGAN – West Benzie County home for sale on 17.5 acres in the country, near golf, river, lakes and villages. This would make a great horse farm or hobby farm. Honor, Beulah and Benzonia amenities are a short drive away. Set in hardwoods, this spacious, beautiful, 4+BR/3BA ranch home has two living levels. There are two cozy fireplaces and lots of view windows overlooking the serene pasture. Three garages offer room for your collectibles and other big toys. Bring horses, alpacas or livestock, because there’s an 80′ pole barn with 40′ horse barn/storage area. Walk across the country road to […]

Traverse Area Homes for sale increased wk end 2/3

Area real estate agents last week helped many get their Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Manistee county homes, land and commercial properties on the market. They rocked the real estate market, despite the Snowpocalypse. Newly-listed properties for sale rose substantially from the previous two weeks. Stapleton Realty is ready to help you list your home, land or business. Find out more about us at: Send us a message, call or text us.

Got Horses? Looking to Farm, Hunt or Store Big Toys?

BENZONIA  Many possibilities for this very private setting of 26 acres in Joyfield Twp., Benzie County. Sold as a package or in separate parcels the seller has created. Think farm, storage, hunting getaway or development! Sunny location for the 12×60 mobile, a shelter for your escape or hunt camp. 50′ x 100′ pole barn with power for big equipment. Second pole barn is 30′ x 80′ with an insulated, heated office. Ten (10) parcels with development potential and a private road built to county specs. Or create grassy pastures for grazing and work the soil for hops and crops. The […]