Beautiful homes at affordable prices. That’s what you’ll find in Saginaw County. From expansive brick colonials to historic homes, split levels, charming ranchers, and new builds - Saginaw County offers a wide variety of housing options priced well below the national average.
Saginaw County is the 8th Most Affordable Market in the Nation & the 4th Healthiest Housing Market in the Nation
BusinessWeek ranked Saginaw County the 8th most affordable housing market in the nation and Nationwide ranked it as 4th in housing health. Great Lakes Bay Regional partner Bay County was ranked 6th.
According to the Zillow Home Value Index, the Current Median Home Listing Price in Saginaw County ($62,900) was well below the national median of $185,000.
What does this mean?
Many young professionals can afford to purchase a home right out of college. Families are buying the size of home they need, rather than the size they can afford. Retirees can downsize and either own their home outright, or have a small mortgage payment. In fact, Realtor.com ranked Saginaw as the 6th best place to age in place.
Ultimately, Saginaw County’s low housing costs make it possible for families to spend less on housing so they have more money to save, or to have fun!
Numerous Saginaw Options
Building a Saginaw dream home is a reality. Saginaw County provides the opportunity to build a new home that fulfills your every need with new neighborhoods developing around the county.
Saginaw is a blend of urban and rural settings that suits almost any preference. City homes and quiet country residences are available for more than reasonable costs. Downtown Saginaw is having a resurgence so while these homes are affordably priced, they are in the heart of local amenities that include trendy restaurants and breweries, riverfront parks and entertainment.
Convenience is another important factor for buyers. Saginaw County delivers with a number of large homes within a short drive to Downtown Saginaw, shopping districts and MBS International Airport. For those interested in upscale urban settings – Saginaw has those properties too.
Saginaw County meets the needs of those interested in other housing options or new county residents looking to eventually purchase a home. There are numerous apartment and condominium communities with some of the most reasonable rental fees in the state, and there are many housing choices that range from townhouses to rental homes.