East Jordan, Michigan has a plethora of investment opportunities. Lake Charlevoix is the most expensive area to invest and entails a significant cost of ownership from a taxation perspective. However, Lake Charlevoix also offers the highest likelihood of long term appreciation.  Other investment options include large homes close to the downtown area offering easy access to Lake Charlevoix, shopping, nightlife, and restaurants.



SOLD: 07765 Cedar Lane, East Jordan, MI 49727 - $2,500,000. MLS# 468338


Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate investment properties as most people want a vacation home to make lifelong memories that endure for their entire family, leave a profound legacy for generations, and they want a solid financial investment at the same time.  While the area does have many good realtors, there aren’t many with the unique financial, vacation home investing, and technology marketing background. Brook uses his diverse skill set to help clients properly evaluate and determine whether East Jordan Real Estate makes financial sense.

"I have significant experience buying and selling Northern Michigan real estate and I'd like to help you find the…

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Welcome to the East Jordan Community on Lake Charlevoix, Where River, Lake, and Friendly People Meet

During his exploration of the Great Lakes, home to the native Ottawa people, French explorer Pierre Francois de Charlevoix happened upon this area in the 1850s and while conflict and strife was constant as a result of competing settlers, the area ultimately found balance and progress, especially when the Pine River Channel was dredged in 1869 that connected what is now Lake Charlevoix to Lakes Michigan and Round Lake.

Lumber became the region’s claim to fame and by the early 20th century, cruise ships began docking at the town’s piers. Prohibition spurred a burgeoning gambling industry and Lake Charlevoix speakeasies quickly became places to see…

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Introducing Lake Charlevoix Where Lake Living is Elevated to an Art

During his exploration of the Great Lakes, home to the native Ottawa people, French explorer Pierre Francois de Charlevoix happened upon this area in the 1850s and while conflict and strife was constant as a result of competing settlers, the area ultimately found balance and progress, especially when the Pine River Channel was dredged in 1869 that connected what is now Lake Charlevoix to Lakes Michigan and Round Lake.

Lumber became the region’s claim to fame and by the early 20th century, cruise ships began docking at the town’s piers. Prohibition spurred a burgeoning gambling industry and Lake Charlevoix speakeasies quickly became places to see and be seen. Among the areas…

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Beautifully renovated home has 5 bedrooms and 6 baths. Gorgeous kitchen with quartz counter tops, new stainless steel appliances, two refrigerators and large beautiful large island. Perfect for family meals with a lake view! There are two master suites. The first level master suite boasts beautiful bathroom with large shower and soaking tub. The master suite on the second level has a large bathroom with luxurious shower. Just down the hall there are two bedrooms with queen beds and attached bathrooms.

Keep walking down the hallway further and you'll find a large bunk room with 4 sets of bunks and one trundle. Just before you enter the bunk room you will find a large sitting room with flat screen tv and table to play games. As well as a great "pub…

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Impressed with Brook's knowledge and savvy. Brook was very dedicated in helping with the sale of our home, and has taken great initiative in helping us find something new. I would definitely recommend Brook, he is ready and willing to spend his time with you to find exactly what you are looking  for!

Focused on Northern Michigan Investment Real Estate

Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate investment properties as most people want a vacation home to make lifelong memories that endure for their entire family, leave a profound legacy for generations, and they want a solid financial investment at the same time.  While the area does have many good realtors, there aren’t many with the unique financial, vacation home investing, and…

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Is The Northern Michigan Condominium Lifestyle Right For You?

Condominiums are one of the most misunderstood types of real estate you can buy. They get a lot of hate when compared to apartments and homes for no reason. Many people are unable to tell you the difference between an apartment and what a condo is. Moreover, condos come in multiple forms and can look like a house, apartment, or townhome. The thing that defines a condo is ownership. 

Our team has an entire list of reasons to buy a condo and reasons not to buy a condo. Living in a condo is different than living in a home. There are always a few things to consider when moving to a condo: finances and social life. A home is much more private and often more expensive than a condo. Condos are…

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Hemingway Point Club is a 68 unit condominium development with 62 slip private marina located on beautiful Lake Charlevoix in Northwest Michigan.  The club has over 100 acres of nature preserve and nearly a mile of shoreline on the point where the South Arm joins the main body of the Lake. It located just minutes from the towns of Boyne City, Charlevoix, and East Jordan.

Enjoy all of Hemmingway Point Club's amenities including 4000 feet of shoreline, pool and clubhouse, tennis courts, and nature trails on over 100 acres. 

Many of the condominiums in the prestigious Hemmingway Point Club neighborhood feature open floor plans.

Hemingway Point Real Estate consists of condominiums that come in two, three, and four-bedroom…

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There's nothing more dreamy and luxurious than the waterfront lifestyle, and owning your own lake house. Waking up to the sunrise over the water, boat rides with friends on the lake, and cookouts with the family on the shore. This is a lifestyle of luxury and relaxation, as well as socializing and fun.

Whether you are looking for a quiet spot to retire or a vacation home that would be perfect for the kids, Abode Real Estate offers an abundance of lakefront options in beautiful Northern Michigan to suit your needs.

Michigan is home to the largest and some of the most beautiful lakes in North America, and one of the best areas for boating. Northern Michigan attracts avid fishermen and boat enthusiasts from all around the world due to its beautiful…

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East Jordan With Canadian vibes in the winter and hints of Maine coastal scenes in the spring and summer, East Jordan, Michigan is a small, but highly rated 4-season destination. Located just 15 miles south of Charlevoix, East Jordan is aptly named for the Jordan River, which meets with this lake. East Jordan offers a myriad of things to do, most notably outdoor things, that will keep anyone satisfied no matter their reason or expectations while visiting. Drive up to northern Michigan, and you'll find this little yet exciting town just miles away from Lake Michigan. With plenty of options to eat out, live and vibrant events to attend during the summer and year-round activities truly unique to the area, East Jordan…

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Capitalization rate (also known as cap rate) is the rate of return on a commercial real estate investment.

While cap rate does not consider the impact of mortgage financing, a general rule of thumb is whether the cap rate is above or below the interest rate. If the cap rate is greater than the interest rate, you’ll generally come out ahead. If the cap rate is lower than the interest rate, you’ll be relying on appreciation for your return, making it a riskier speculative investment.

How to calculate cap rate

The formula for cap rate is simple: income, fewer expenses, divided by the purchase price.

On a long-term rental, multiply the monthly rental rate by the number of months per year you expect the property to be rented. In areas with…

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