Greater Lansing Real Estate - Dewitt Michigan at a Glance

by : Kim Lundberg

DeWitt, Michigan, which is just north of Lansing Michigan, was named after a former governor of New York - Clinton DeWitt. DeWitt is located in Clinton county, which was also named after Clinton DeWitt. This was because many New Yorkers settled in Mid-Michigan prior to 1833. The town was incorporated as a village in 1929 and designated as a city in 1965. The towns population is over 4,000 and is a very quaint town with family friendly shops and restaurants in the downtown area. DeWitt was recognized by CNN/Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live 2005".

DeWitt is also known for it's quality schools and 5 scenic parks which have something for everyone from the young to the senior citizens.

For someone looking to purchase a home near Lansing, DeWitt has been a popular choice. If you prefer to live close to a larger city, but like the warmth of a small town, DeWitt is a great option. It is conveniently located to the highway which can quickly take you to East Lansing - the home of Michigan State University, Downtown Lansing - the state capital, or the west side of town. The Real Estate market is currently a strong buyers market. This has not been the case in this area for over 30 years. Buyers should certainly be taking advantage of this great opportunity to invest in their future. Currently there are 165 residential homes for sale in the DeWitt school district. They range in price from $64,900 - $875,000. There are also 24 condominium on the market ranging from $89,900 - $263,000.