Find the Right Neighborhood in GR

Since August 2021, housing prices in Grand Rapids have increased by 27.3%. With that type of increase, selling your house could be quite profitable. Once you put your house on the market, finding and buying your dream home can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be.

Let’s begin with the very important first step – Where would you like to live in Grand Rapids? If you’re like many people who are looking for a change but don’t know where to go, we have a quick and simple solution. You’re invited to take this quiz to find out your ideal neighborhood. Or, decide on your own based on the information below.

The ten best neighborhoods in Grand Rapids are

  • Ridgemoor Park
  • Michigan Oaks
  • Eastown
  • Westside
  • East Hills
  • Northeast Citizens Action
  • Millbrook
  • Cherry Run
  • Midtown
  • Creston

Let’s explore some of these neighborhoods together.

Ridgemoor Park

Ridgemoor Park

This quaint neighborhood is best known for its mid-century homes. It proudly boasts of its gorgeous tree lined residential streets. Ridgemoor Park is also close to shopping, universities, and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Michigan Oaks

Michigan Oaks

This gem of a neighborhood tucked between East Grand Rapids and 196, boasts three lakes, and a mix of different styled larger homes. If you’re looking for a place to call home in which your neighbors wave to you, this is your place. The best part about Michigan Oaks is the various styles of housing available. In our opinion, it’s certainly worth taking a few moments to drive through this neighborhood. Who knows, your dream house may be nestled right here.

Eastown

Eastown

Eastown comes with its own flavor and style. This neighborhood reigns over the super-cool community scene, without batting an eye. Because it houses Aquinas College, Wolfgang’s and Wilcox Park, Eastown embodies the college-town feel within its borders. Collectively, living here would give you plenty of housing style options – from old school, to modern, and even some really mindful homes. If you’re looking for an annual street fair and eclectic food scene, Eastown is definitely for you.

Westside

Westside

Now that we’ve visited the east side of Grand Rapids, let’s travel to the Westside. The feeling of this neighborhood is much different from those on the east side. It embraces its diversity and history. The Westside truly welcomes everyone. It hosts developmental firms, major breweries, and an amazing night life. The people are friendly and the housing style is vast. With this neighborhood being so close to shopping and orchards, you’re bound to find something fun for each member of your family.

These are just four out of the top-ten neighborhoods in Grand Rapids. If you’re ready to take the quiz to find the best fit for you, click here. When you’re ready, we would be delighted to guide you to finding the location that best suits you (and your family). Reach out to our team today with any questions.

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