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Canton real estate

If you are looking for Canton real estate you have come to the right Metro Detroit real estate website.  You will be able to find the latest Canton homes for sale and Canton foreclosures by using the home search buttons.

Canton real estate is varied from ranch to multi level homes to colonials and cape cods. Usually Canton homes range from about $200,000 to about $500,000. Canton Township MI is not a town that you will find mega mansions in. Nor will you find run down starter homes under $100,000 here.

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Canton was once a farming community in the early 1900's and then in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's they had a building boom. The township has had great city planners since it's beginning. The city has many wonderful subdivisions in it.  The main shopping areas are down Ford Rd and down Canton Center Road.

 If you are looking buy a Canton MI home for sale you want a person that knows that area and is in the real estate trenches everyday.  Our local Metro Detroit real estate market has changed so much in the last 7 years..  3 years ago you could low ball your offer on a home, but in 2013 if you are not bidding close to purchase price you will lose the house.  You need an agent in your corner that can help you get that home of your dreams, that knows the township, and that knows the current market and home prices.    Email Me to get your home search started! Tell me what you want in a home. 

Save thousands and thousands of dollars when selling your home.  I have some of the lowest home selling commissions.  Why pay full commission to a real estate agent and give away your hard earned money.  Are you willing  to over pay for selling your home?  Give me a text or call today 248-310-6239 to see how much your home is worth and how much you can keep in your pocket. 

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Canton Subdivisions

If you have a Michigan relocation in your future you will find that Canton is a diverse community both racially, culturally, and with various religions.  One of the main draws of the township is that it has new subdivisions and that the main school system is Plymouth Canton schools. Add in the easy access to the highways and major thorough fares Canton Township Michigan is a place you can call home.  It is just a short trip to Metro airport, downtown Detroit, or Ann Arbor.

Canton township had a total population of 83,269. The municipal complex is located on Beck Rd south of Ford Rd. Canton Twp was established in 1834. It covers 36 square miles. Canton has 49,725 registered voters and approximately 31,846 housing units.

Canton Michigan  is bordered by Plymouth Township to the North, and Van Buren Township to the South. Wayne and Westland border Canton to the East and Superior Township is to the West. US-12 ( Michigan Avenue) & I-275 run through the city. It takes about 25 minutes to get to Downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor from Canton. Canton sits about halfway between Detroit and Ann Arbor. It is a 20 minute ride to Detroit Metro Airport.  From Canton it is a short ride to I-94, M-14, and I-96.

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Canton Mi parks and recreation

Parks and Recreation
There are so many local and regional places to enjoy nature, exercise, and have fun. Canton has 2 public golf courses (Pheasant Run and Fellows Creek Golf courses) and a senior center.  The Village Theater in Cherry Hill opened in September 2004, and features art programs. Canton Township has 6 parks that cover over 270 acres.

Summit on the Park Canton's state of the art recreation center is the heart of the  community and features a fitness center, personal training, aquatic center, banquet and conference center, full size gymnasium, racquetball court, child care facilities and many recreational programs or events for any age or interest.

Victory Park - The gateway to sports in Canton featuring Canton Sports Center, Arctic Edge Ice Arena and High Velocity Sports. If sports is your game, it's at Victory Park. 
County Parks.

Parks & recreation Canton MI

For information on Huron-Clinton Metroparks, call 800-47-PARKS. William P. Holliday Nature Preserve. This park cuts into the northeast corner of Canton at Koppernick Road, east of the C&O railtracks. 500 acres total, 57 acres in Canton. River Rouge Parkway: Flood plain along the lower Rouge River from Canton Center to Hannan Road. 267 acres, undeveloped.

Within an hour of the township there are probably at least 25 public lakes that local residents can enjoy.  So anybody relocating to Canton Township Michigan will have plenty of parks, lakes, and recreation area to enjoy!  


Police and Fire Department

Canton is ranked as the 4th Safest Community in Michigan Based on statistics reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Canton was the nation's 20th safest municipality during 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. The designation is based on crime statistics in six categories: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and auto theft.

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Are you ready to eat?  Canton has become a destination for restaurant go-ers because of it wide variety of good places to eat.  The community has restaurants scattered throughout the city From Rose's Italian Restaurant to the 3 Brother's Polish restaurant to Mexican Fiesta. There is just about every ethnic restaurant and food imaginable.   From bars, fast food, to fine dining.  Canton Michigan has it.  Many of the restaurants are along Ford Rd.

Canton Township is primarily served by the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.   Though there are areas served by Wayne-Westland Schools (Walker-Winter Elementary) and Van Buren Schools.  Many Michigan relocation buyers rank the school systems in this order: Plymouth-Canton, Wayne-Westland, Van Buren. 


You will find plenty of shopping within a short distance of the community.  Canton Township is about 30 minutes from Briarwood Mall, 20 minutes from 12 Oaks Mall, and 10 minutes from Laurel Park Place (mall).  The township has many big box stores like Meijer, Jc Penny, Target, Home Depot, Lowes, Ikea, and Walmart along Ford Rd. There are so many different types stores all along Ford Rd to get what ever you desire.

Save thousands and thousands of dollars when selling your home.  I have some of the lowest home selling commissions.  Why pay full commission to a real estate agent and give away your hard earned money.  Are you willing  to over pay for selling your home?  Give me a text or call today 248-310-6239 to see how much your home is worth and how much you can keep in your pocket. 

Canton Home Styles
Homes for sale Canton MICanton homes are  like so many outer ring cities in Metro Detroit.  You see as Metro Detroit grew the new growth was further and further away from downtown Detroit.  They really started their subdivisions in the 1960's and the 1970's.  Originally many of Canton's homes were ranches, colonial, tri -levels and quad levels under $200,000.  Most of the homes built during that period sell in $150,000 to the $250,000 range.

Metro Detroit went through a slow down in the early 1980's, but in the 1990's the building boom took off again.  That lasted until about 2006.  Canton builders continued to build larger homes and larger subdivisions as time went on.  The new construction homes now tend to be colonials and cape cods in the 2500 square foot to over 4000 square foot range.  Vacant Land and lots have become too expensive to build ranches and small homes.    
The township has been a carefully planned community with city planners making few exceptions to the master plan.  Now you can find elegant brick colonials up to $500,00 in Canton (2013) down to small ranches.

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Canton History
Civilization arrived in Canton Michigan by the 1820´s.  The first land grant in Canton was given to Philander Burd in 1825.  In 1834 a six square mile area bounded by Joy Road on the north, Van Born Road to the south, Hannan to the east and Napier to the west became known as Canton, Michigan. Canton was named after a city in China due in part to the enhanced trade relations the United States had with China at that time.

Historical Society Canton MICanton was primarily farm land throughout it's history. But among the corn fields and woods existed two small villages: Sheldon Corners and Cherry Hill.

Sheldon Corners was established in 1825 by Timothy & Rachel Sheldon after spending a night alongside the Sauk Trail (A.K.A. Michigan Ave.) under a large tree. They built an inn (which still stands) for other weary travelers heading westward.

Cherry Hill boasts Canton's first church-the Cherry Hill United Methodist Church and Cemetery, (1834). Cherry Hill was first known as "The Ridge", and was later renamed Cherry Hill Village. About 1865 after Abner Hitchcock built his inn and named it the "Cherry Hill House" after the abundant wild cherry trees growing there. In the 1940's Henry Ford built one of his "Village Industries" in Cherry Hill and adopted the Cherry Hill School as part of the Greenfield Village School System, offering the students many wonderful new opportunities.

In 1874 the first township hall was built on the corner of Canton Center and Cherry Hill Roads. It seated 400 people and was built at a cost of $700.  Since the beginning?  Canton was a farming community Farm.  From 1925 to 1970 Canton was touted as the "Sweet Corn Capitol of Michigan." Canton became one of Michigan's first Charter Townships.

Dairy farming was also important in Canton due to its central location. At first farmers took their milk to local creameries located in the villages of Sheldon Corners and Cherry Hill.  Today one large dairy herd still exists in Canton, run by descendants of another early family, the Gills.

Canton Township MI

  The township is a culturally diverse city with many races and ethnic origins. 

Median resident age: 33.4 years 
Median household income: $72,495 (year 2000)
Median house value: $194,100 (year 2000)

Canton MI homesFor population 25 years and over in Canton

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

 For population 15 years and over in Canton.

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

10.6% Foreign born (7.0% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

 Here are all sorts of local links to help you decide on where to live when searching Metro Detroit homes for sale. Whether you choose to live in Wayne County, Oakland County, Livingston County, or Washtenaw county they are all close to Metro Detroit and it's suburbs by freeway. My goal to give you the information to make a sound choice about Canton Real estate and Wayne County MI homes.


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