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Northville, MI Realtors & Real Estate Agents

When looking for Realtors in Northville, MI, you want a professional who not only understands the intricacies of the local market, but also has the skills and experience to guide you smoothly through your real estate journey. Whether you’re buying your first home, need more space, looking to downsize, or sell your home, our team is dedicated to providing you with personalized service, cutting-edge market insights, and the expertise needed to make informed decisions.

The Northville Realtors at John Goodman Real Estate have 55+ years experience operating in the Northville housing market. As a family owned business, we combine our extensive experience with high quality personalized service. Talk with one of our professional Northville real estate agents today.

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Selling Your Home in Northville

The Realtor John Goodman of John Goodman Real Estate standing behind a recently sold sign on the yard of a two story home.

Northville Michigan is one of the hottest real estate markets in the Southeast Michigan area, with a consistently strong buyer turnout year over year. If you are interested in selling your Northville home, there is no better time than now to get your house on the market to maximize your equity and return on investment.

Navigating the ins and outs of real estate and home sales is challenging no matter which side of the transaction you’re on. However, it can be particularly difficult for sellers who may not understand the true value of their homes, as well as the legal intricacies of real estate transactions. Working with a realtor who specializes in Northville residential properties is critical to ensuring the best possible outcome for your transaction, making the process virtually painless.

Buying a Home in Northville

Brick two and a half story Northville home for sale with a small courtyard and beautiful landscaping

Buying a home can be a daunting process for both new and experienced buyers alike. With real estate being a strong seller’s market in recent years, having the ability to get the property you want under contract at the right price can be very difficult. This is especially true in a highly desirable area like Northville, due to its high quality of life, top rated schools and excellent neighborhoods.

Working with an experienced Northville realtor for buyers is key to making a real estate transaction in your favor. Agents specializing in local real estate markets like Northville will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the area, ideal neighborhoods for specific client needs, and will be able to negotiate on your behalf to ensure you receive the best possible value out of your home purchase.

Licensed Northville Real Estate Agents

Working with a real estate agent for your home transaction is always a smart decision. While all real estate agents are licensed by the State of Michigan, not all of them are experts in one particular geographic area. Working with a real estate agent specializing in one location is strongly recommended, as this ensures the best possible experience in your real estate transaction, whether you are buying or selling.

The team at John Goodman Real Estate has over three decades of combined experience in the Northville real estate market, with a long track record of success for clients on both sides of the transaction. Our team has consistently ranked in the top 1% worldwide in terms of sales, as well as number one overall in Plymouth, Novi and Northville combined.

As a top ranking real estate agency in the area, clients will be the first to know about upcoming listings and special opportunities in the market. Combined with our knowledge of the intricacies of the Northville market, we give buyers and sellers the competitive edge they need to win in their real estate transactions every time.

Northville Realtor Reviews

The Northville Realtors at John Goodman Real Estate have provided exceptional services to their community for over 55 years. Throughout this time our real estate agents have gained the reputation as top Realtors in the area. This reputation is reflected by the feedback left by our clients.

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Charlotte FailsCharlotte Fails
01:25 18 Jun 24
John Goodman was recommended by our financial advisor to assist us in selling our home. From the 1st meeting to the closing, John was AWESOME, RESOURCEFUL, and VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE throughout the entire process. If we had questions, John had the answers. John was SIMPLY AMAZING and made our selling process easy! John and his team took charge and got us to a closing 1 month after our house hit the market. We definitely can not forget about John's Assistant, Holly Barry. Holly was THE BES! She was ALWAYS a phone call or email away. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND John Goodman for your real estate needs!The Fails
alex lahiffalex lahiff
23:43 04 Jun 24
Sara was very helpful, knowledgeable and professional. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a home in the Metro Detroit area.
Shirley SchweckeShirley Schwecke
23:42 31 May 24
Sara Goodman is personable, knowledgeable about all aspects of selling and buying, always available, and works tirelessly to help you through the process.
Mary Beth O'ConnellMary Beth O'Connell
15:12 28 May 24
Jeremy worked with our son and his wife to find their first home. In this frustrating real estate environment he maintained his positive attitude and calm demeanor until they found it. Thank you Jeremy for your persistence throughout their multi year search. Great follow up on all issues to completion.
Jacqui SmithJacqui Smith
13:50 04 May 24
John Goodman and his Team are incredible. From the moment we met, their professionalism and expertise were evident. They took the time to truly understand our family needs.John was incredibly knowledgeable about the market and provided invaluable guidance throughout the entire process. John and his team were always available to answer any questions we had and made us feel supported every step of the way.Thanks to John Goodman, we found an incredible home and couldn't be happier. If you're in need of a reliable, trustworthy realtor, look no further than John Goodman.
Mary Vander VorsteMary Vander Vorste
17:11 29 Apr 24
Sara Goodman is an amazing realtor! She’s hands on, dedicated, great at staging advice, does her own open houses (instead of contracting them out), great at communicating, stays on top of things, super friendly and gets it SOLD! I highly recommend!
Kenia Maldonado VegaKenia Maldonado Vega
04:30 29 Apr 24
As a first-time home buyers in the US, my husband and I had a lot of uncertainty about the real estate market. Jeremy was very patient with us! He helped us to understand the whole process and worked with us every step of the way to make sure that we were comfortable with the decision we made. He is a great person and a great agent. I cannot speak more highly of him and his work, he was always on time for our appointments, professional and well prepared with statistics and information about the house and the neighborhood. We will definitely be working with him again in the future!
alberto rendonalberto rendon
04:07 29 Apr 24
I recently had a great experience working with real estate agent Jeremy Goodman, from John Goodman Real Estate. Jeremy helped and guided us on every step in the process of purchasing our first home. I have nothing but excellent comments about Jeremy's work. I would highlight responsiveness and communication as some of his strengths. He also showed great experience on handling interactions with clients, listing agents, lenders, etc.He demonstrated having high market knowledge as he always provided data showing market dynamics and real estate trends, which helped out a lot on making the right decisions on the process.
John DunhamJohn Dunham
20:21 19 Apr 24
We have used John to buy/sell on 3 occasions, so we obviously have been very pleased with his services. He is a good communicator and has a very thorough knowledge of the local markets. I would have no hesitation recommending John to anyone who needs a real estate professional.
Jaimie ShieldsJaimie Shields
15:52 07 Apr 24
John Goodman did an amazing job, 10/10 selling our home! His communication, knowledge of the market, photography down to offers and closing made the process very smooth. We would highly recommend John and his team to anyone looking to sell their home.
Ethan HeidenEthan Heiden
18:58 14 Mar 24
Jeremy and his team recently sold our single family. As a young family, I truly felt Jeremy reduced stressors and kept us proactively informed throughout the process. I'd definitely recommend Jeremy and his team to all my family and friends!
Leonold (Leon) EvansLeonold (Leon) Evans
13:28 14 Mar 24
John was a dream to work with! He helped us buy our first home in Michigan and made the entire process easy and seamless (despite us living in NYC and managing much of the process remote). His attention to detail and knowledge gave us great comfort and made the process painless and we will definitely be using him going forward. Would highly recommend and if we could give 10 stars we would. He is fantastic and the process could not have been better.
Vijayshree SanthanamVijayshree Santhanam
23:21 06 Mar 24
We went with Goodman Real Estate due to the solid reputation they have in buying/selling homes in Northville. Working with Sarah certainly proved thar the reputation is solid for a reason. Her market knowledge, relationship with other realtors, and adeptness with how she responds/pivots was very helpful with our purchase. We highly recommend her and look forward to working with her again.
bob switzerbob switzer
16:36 06 Mar 24
Jeremy possesses both friendliness and professionalism. His attention to details and understanding of the market made us feel very comfortable every step of the way. His friendliness and communication skills kept us connected to the process every step of the way.
Kelly NietoKelly Nieto
02:27 19 Feb 24
We have been working with JOHN since 2019. We had very specific needs and a list of 15 items that we’re nonnegotiable in order to find our dream home. This was not an easy task. John was patient, kind, and very persistent, knowing our needs and desires to find our Lake home. When we finally found the right house, there were several other bids and without John’s expert negotiation skills we would’ve never gotten this house. We also had him sell our home in Farmington, which was 2 1/2 times the size of everyone else’s house in the subdivision. Another very difficult situation, but JOHN handled it like a pro! Highly recommend John and his team!!! Jon, we can’t thank you enough… We are living the dream in our beautiful new lake home Because of you and your efforts! We are forever grateful!!!
Dominic NietoDominic Nieto
22:09 08 Jan 24
John is truly the best real estate agent in town and I know a lot of them.His negotiating skills are unmatched as he helped us find the home of our dreams. He looked with us for over five years . Without his experience and network of knowing agents and the market, we would never have got our dream house As he navigated the bidding war for us perfectly.As to selling our home, we ran into an extremely difficult buyer. John again navigated the situation perfectly, and ended up getting us top dollar, in fact more than what the house was worth.In a world where you get what you pay for, considering all agents charge the same I can't imagine why anybody else would use someone other than John Goodman and his team.
Etta WaltonEtta Walton
19:50 07 Jan 24
Jeremy Goodman was extremely professional and helpful with an out of state purchase. I would highly recommend him for all your Real Estate needs.
Debra PateDebra Pate
02:30 14 Dec 23
My husband and I have known John for years. He is a true professional and is the "best of the best" at his craft. His experience & knowledgeable of the business is priceless. He understands the current market trends, and will ensure everyone involved in the process feels comfortable with the final outcome. Whether he's representing the seller's or buyer's, John will go above and beyond to make sure his clients are treated with the utmost respect and is a great negotiator. He is always available for any questions you may have and takes the time to fully answer them. Whether you're a first time buyer or someone looking to buy or sell a multi million dollar home, John is the realtor you want representing you. He has both sold & found multiple homes for us over the years and I trust him completely. He and his entire team are truly kind hearted people that you can always count on.
Michael OsmentMichael Osment
16:08 07 Dec 23
Jeremy Goodman was very good. He was responsive, kept us in the loop on developments and was able to quickly sell our home in a tough market.
Zach PaquetteZach Paquette
16:13 28 Nov 23
Jeremy from John Goodman Real Estate was an outstanding agent. His prompt responses and attention to detail were impressive. He honed in on properties that perfectly aligned with my criteria, ensuring a highly personalized experience. During the offer process, Jeremy was swift and efficient in handling the necessary paperwork and maintained regular communication with the listing agent. Following the acceptance of my offer, he expertly guided me through the purchasing steps, collaborated effectively with the listing agent, and even assisted in locating a contractor for pre-purchase renovations. Despite encountering a minor issue during the transaction, Jeremy's proactive approach in liaising with the title and mortgage companies facilitated a smooth resolution. My experience with Jeremy and John Goodman Real Estate was exceptionally positive.
Tanveer fatimaTanveer fatima
19:33 13 Nov 23
John has been very helpful since the beginning of our search for our home.He was there all the time to answer all your enquires\ questions during the closing and after closing .No question is a silly question for him and would answer each and every question promptly .and very easy to access.He understands what the family likes what their preferences are and work accordingly.I highly recommend John for all the families who are looking for a friendly and family oriented realtor.
Sven ZSven Z
17:51 09 Nov 23
Sara and John are definitely the best realtors one could wish for.We have bought our first house with Sara 2 Years ago and now just recently bought another house with John.They are absolutely amazing.Absolutely professional from start to end.Very responsive, fighting for you as a buyer and seller, giving great advice, having a huge network (from mortgage companies, to stagers, to home inspectors, to contractors).Thanks to both of you!
Connie SmithConnie Smith
21:15 06 Nov 23
I cannot say enough about Sara! She is an outstanding realtor. She was so patient with me and never gave up on me.First I was looking for a condo and changed my mind and was looking for a house, then a condo in another area. I finally made a decision to stay in the condo complex I was in because all my friends are here. She was patient and kind through the whole process. Even when I would ask her the same questions over and over again. My condo sold on the first day of open house, thanks to her sending a staging expert to guide me! I highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell. She is the best! She found me exactly what I was looking for, a one level condo with an attached garage! Thank you Sara for making the whole transition go so smoothly!
ArtnCultureStudioArtnCultureStudio
18:42 23 Oct 23
John is very professional, to the point and quick in getting things done. I had two homes sold within a month with John when everybody is talking about the market being slow and with 7.5% interest rates. He's very patient with buyers who might have a lot of questions, good at de-escalating and getting to the bottom line. I would hire John again if I had a chance and also good advisor on real estate investments.
Colin SlaterColin Slater
20:18 20 Oct 23
Jeremy Goodman did an excellent job with the listing of our home. From our first meeting through the final close on the house, Jeremy was excellent with his communication and negotiating. We appreciate all of the work he and his team did for us and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a realtor.
Daniel LehaneDaniel Lehane
09:52 05 Oct 23
Jeremy helped us sell our home and find a condo to purchase. He worked diligently on our behalf on both transactions. His knowledge of the real estate market and expertise in utilizing social media was essential in successfully navigating this daunting process. We considered ourselves to be very fortunate to have such a valuable resource to help us through this process
Kathleen LehaneKathleen Lehane
14:14 04 Oct 23
Jeremy went above and beyond. He exceeded all of our expectations. His attention to detail was phenomenal. His guidance and expertise made what appeared to us to be overwhelming turn out to be a manageable and rewarding experience.My husband and I would highly recommend using Jeremy's real estate expertise.
PatrikPatrik
01:32 02 Oct 23
Our agent John became our lifetime REA. He is very knowledgeable of the current market trends, patient, walking us through the whole process, always available for any questions we had. He walked us through all the paperwork for house purchase. He is going to get you the best price as he did for us. He is a professional in every aspect of the real estate business. Holly helped us with showings, nicest person under the sun. Entrust your business to John and his team, and you will be highly satisfied in the end.
Lee CasseyLee Cassey
17:35 26 Sep 23
Working with Jeremy was a great experience! He is a true professional. He was an expert in the areas we were looking into, incredibly responsive and willing to help, and followed through with everything to get the deal done. I look forward to working with him again in the future and highly recommend him!
Emily ShihEmily Shih
20:16 25 Sep 23
leslie grisdaleleslie grisdale
20:08 12 Sep 23
Alan SturmAlan Sturm
19:01 29 Aug 23
As a first time home buyer, I was very out of my depth. There were many things I didn’t know, and many things that I hadn’t realized I needed know. So I had a lot of questions. But Jeremy always had an answer and made sure I understood what I needed to know.We visited many homes I was considering. Some of them were not in as good of shape as the pictures online made them look. Jeremy never tried to talk me into buying something that wasn’t right for me. If the home we were visiting didn’t fit my needs or wants, he never tried to get me to overlook its faults just to make a sale. If a home wasn’t good, he said so.Eventually, I settled on a home I wanted to buy. But I had no idea how to go about taking out a mortgage loan. Jeremy had professional connections that helped me set up my mortgage at a rate I could afford. He also informed me about home warranties, which I never knew existed. And again he had professional connections that helped me find a policy that was right for me.But his service didn’t end after the sale. He didn’t just collect his commission and move on. After I had moved into my new home, he called me several times to make sure I was not regretting my decision. Which let me know that he actually cared.After my experience working with Jeremy, I will be recommending his services to everyone I know who is looking to buy a home.
kaustubh kiteykaustubh kitey
15:28 25 Aug 23
Had a pleasant experience working with Jeremy. It was all easy as first time buyers we had a lot of questions he explained everything patiently. Would recommend him for sure.
Chris HullerChris Huller
05:50 13 Aug 23
Sara was absolutely incredible at working for us! She is completely open and honest in her expert observations when looking at homes. She stuck with us through two separate time periods looking for a home and ended up finding us the perfect home in the perfect neighborhood for us. She really went to bat for us as well regarding different issues found during inspection that needed to be fixed and was able to get everything on our list repaired by the seller before we closed. In the rare situation she couldn't get out to a house we had on our list, she left us in the capable hands of her sister Meg, who was so fun and incredibly personable. If you're looking for a realtor to get you in the right home, your search ends here. Give Sara a call. You won't regret it!
Satishkumar GoudnoorSatishkumar Goudnoor
14:03 02 Aug 23
“I recently had the pleasure of working with Jeremy Goodman from John Goodman Real Estate, and I couldn’t be happier with the experience. Jeremy was extremely knowledgeable, professional, and patient as we navigated the home buying process. He took the time to understand our needs and preferences, and found us the perfect home in a great neighborhood. I highly recommend Jeremy and John Goodman Real Estate for anyone looking to buy or sell a property!”
Elizabeth BrazitisElizabeth Brazitis
16:20 01 Aug 23
Sara Goodman was great to work with for both buying and selling. She was very thorough and helped us navigate through the 1st offer backing out for no reason. She handled a delicate situation very professionally. Needless to say, she was quick to relist our property and secure a second offer without jeopardizing the purchase on the other end. My husband, John, and I highly recommend her!
Patrick LaFontainePatrick LaFontaine
01:27 27 Jul 23
This was our first home buying experience and are so happy we worked with the Goodman’s! Jeremy was incredibly responsive and proactive from day one to closing and beyond. As we hadn’t bought before, Jeremy took the time to explain the process and make us feel comfortable. When seeing homes Jeremy made sure to not waste time and only find homes which met our personal criteria. Though we won’t be moving out anytime soon, when we sell, the Goodman’s will be the first call!
Terry YTerry Y
13:06 25 Jun 23
We had a great experience working with Jeremy on the recent purchase of our house. He was very patient throughout our lengthy search and was always very responsive to our questions and requests. Throughout the process he offered objective and unbiased opinions on the houses of interest when needed, and was quick to provide us with the necessary information to aid us in our decision-making. The team of professionals he recommended was very experienced and made the process streamlined and transparent, which put us as first time home buyers greatly at ease. We would definitely recommend Jeremy for anyone’s home buying journey!
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Northville Real Estate Services

Professional Home Photography – We collaborate with professional photographers to capture high-quality images of your property. These stunning photos are crucial for online listings, social media advertising, and printed materials, helping your home to stand out in a competitive market.

MLS Marketing – Our real estate agents have exclusive access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), a powerful tool where properties are listed and shared among licensed real estate professionals. We can create compelling MLS listings for your property, complete with all essential details and high-quality photos.

Direct Mailers – Our Northville Realtors have the resources to design and distribute targeted direct mail campaigns, reaching potential buyers who may not be actively searching online but are interested in your neighborhood.

Yard Signage – Professional yard signs provided by Realtors not only attract passersby but also signal to potential buyers that a reputable agent is handling the sale, which can add credibility to your listing.

Advertising the House – We use a mix of online and traditional advertising channels to ensure maximum visibility for your property, reaching a broader and more targeted audience of potential buyers and sellers

Home Brochures – Our Northville Realtors create professional-quality brochures highlighting the features of your home, which serve as excellent takeaways for people visiting during open houses or showings.

Coming Soon Videos – We produce high quality “Coming Soon” videos to generate buzz and excitement for your property before it officially hits the market, attracting more prospective buyers.

Social Media Marketing – Utilizing our network and platforms, our Northville Realtors can advertise your home on social media channels like Facebook and Instagram, targeting users who are likely to be interested in buying a property like yours.

Cleaning & Preparing The Home – We have partnerships with professional staging and cleaning services to ensure your home looks its absolute best, which can help fetch a higher selling price.

Underwriting – Our Northville Realtors guide you through the complex underwriting process, liaising between you and the lender to ensure all documents are in order, which can expedite the sale and lessen your stress.

Market Analysis – Comprehensive analysis of local market trends, property values, and neighborhood demographics to assist with pricing strategies.

Property Listing – Up-to-date and targeted property listings tailored to suit your budget and preferences.

Home Staging Consultation – Expert advice on how to stage your home to attract potential buyers, including referrals to professional home staging services if needed.

Home Tours – Arrangement and facilitation of property viewings for buyers, including virtual tours for those who can’t visit in person.

Negotiation Services – Skilled negotiation on your behalf to secure the best possible terms and price in a transaction.

Contract Management – Handling of all paperwork, from the initial contract to the closing documents, ensuring everything is in order and processed timely.

Financial Guidance – Although not a substitute for professional financial advice, a Realtor can guide you through the mortgage application process and offer recommendations for trusted local lenders.

Inspection Coordination – Arrangement for presale or pre-purchase home inspections and guidance on how to interpret the findings.

Post-Inspection Negotiation – Help with negotiating any necessary repairs or price adjustments based on inspection results.

Closing Assistance – Coordination with title companies, lenders, and other involved parties to ensure a smooth closing process.

Legal Compliance – Ensuring that all transactions comply with local, state, and federal laws, including disclosures and other legal obligations.

Post-Sale Service – Ongoing support and advice after the deal closes, such as help with moving services or recommendations for home improvement contractors.

Local Community Insights – Providing a local perspective on schools, amenities, community events, and other lifestyle considerations to help you feel at home in Northville.

How Can a Northville Realtor Help?

A Northville Realtor can offer specialized local expertise and a range of services to help you navigate the property market in Northville, Michigan. Here’s how they can assist you:

Local Market Knowledge – Northville has unique property dynamics. A local realtor understands the nuances of the market, from the historical values of homes in different neighborhoods to predicting future trends. They can offer insights into the most promising areas for investment, as well as which areas might best fit your personal and family needs.

Access to Listings – Not all available properties are easily found on popular real estate websites. Realtors often have access to off-market listings or can provide early notification about properties that are about to be listed, giving their clients an advantage in competitive situations.

Skilled Negotiation – Negotiating property prices can be challenging. Realtors are trained to ensure that you get the best deal possible, whether you’re buying or selling. Their understanding of local property values, paired with their negotiation skills, can save clients thousands of dollars.

Navigating Paperwork – The paperwork involved in buying or selling a home is extensive. Miss a signature or overlook a clause, and you could find yourself in a complex legal situation. Northville realtors are familiar with the necessary documentation and can guide clients through the process, ensuring all paperwork is correct and submitted on time.

Personalized Guidance – A local realtor can tailor their approach based on your specific needs, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly neighborhood, proximity to good schools, or a home with historical charm. They can narrow down choices, saving you time and ensuring that the properties you view align with your criteria.

About The Community

Northville is a thriving community of over 37,000 residents on the border of Oakland and Wayne County in Michigan. Located between Detroit and Ann Arbor, it gives convenient access to both metro regions. For those looking for a good location that blends suburban charm with city convenience, look no further than Northville.

Nestled in the heart of Southeast Michigan, Northville offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city convenience. This idyllic community boasts award-winning schools, diverse dining options, and an abundance of recreational activities, making it a top choice for families, professionals, and retirees alike. Northville is home to a plethora of well-maintained parks, boutique shops, and an iconic downtown area that comes alive with year-round events and festivals.

Its convenient location just a short drive from Detroit provides easy access to the city’s amenities without sacrificing the peace and tranquility Northville is known for. Whether you’re searching for a historic home with timeless elegance, a modern condo close to amenities, or an estate offering the ultimate in privacy and sophistication, Northville has a variety of real estate options that are sure to meet and exceed your expectations.

Reasons To Live in Northville

The Greater Detroit area is home to several towns and small cities with a lot to offer. However, even in such an area, Northville stands out. These are some of the best characteristics of the city:

Top-Rated Education – The city’s educational landscape is predominantly shaped by the Northville Public Schools district. Boasting a favorable student-to-teacher ratio, the district has garnered high praise and commendable ratings from residents on various platforms.

Family Friendly – Families love living in Northville. It is a quiet area with good homes for growing families. There are also plenty of things to do both in the city and the surrounding areas.

Good Location – Northville is about 11 miles from the city of Detroit and 17 miles from Ann Arbor. It is also surrounded by Novi, a city of about 65,000 residents. This location helps to ensure that Northville residents have access to entertainment and professional opportunities.

Northville Housing Market

In addition to the above, the best part of Northville is the housing market. The median listing price is $650,850 and the price per square foot is $244. Although more expensive than some other markets, Northville’s homes have a lot to offer.

For around the median price, you will find a home with three or four bedrooms and two bathrooms plus a half-bathroom. The homes in the area are beautiful and have a lot of character. As your real estate agent in Northville, MI, John Goodman and his team will help you to find the right home for your needs.

Northville Zip Codes

Northville is primarily associated with the ZIP code 48168 and 48167. Here’s a list of zip codes in and around Northville, Michigan.

  • 48168 (Northville)
  • 48167 (Northville)
  • 48374 (Novi)
  • 48375 (Novi)
  • 48377 (Novi)
  • 48170 (Plymouth)

How Much Does a Northville Realtor Cost?

Oftentimes there is a question as to how much a realtor will cost. Each real estate transaction can be different, with negotiations and concessions on both sides of the deal. However, there is a general pattern that is followed in terms of cost and which party is responsible for different aspects of the transaction.

All realtors are commission based, which means that they do not make money themselves unless a sale is completed. The compensation for realtors on both sides of the transaction comes from the seller, with an agreed upon commission up front. This is a percentage of the sale, averaging around 6% depending on the particular transaction. Essentially, as a buyer realtors themselves do not cost any money, but as a seller the commission is the cost of using one to sell a home.

There are other costs associated with a transaction outside of realtor costs. Both buyers and sellers have their own closing costs. Most buyers have a mortgage, which requires a down payment at the time of closing. In addition, a buyer will have inspection costs, appraisal fees, and tax prorations owed on a property, etc.

Talk to a Realtor in Northville MI

If you are ready to start searching for a home in Northville or the surrounding area, contact John Goodman Real Estate. This family-run real estate agency in Northville, MI knows what it means to find a true home. Plus, we are here to offer you advice on the practical aspects of finding your next home. We look forward to helping you find your dream home.

John Goodman Real Estate is a wise and trusted choice in guiding you through the entire home buying process. Our family team of professional Realtors will take great care in getting to know you and the home you desire.

As a first-time home buyer, John's guidance through this process was excellent. He provided support every step of the process and helped me know what do, when to do it, and, most importantly, why I was doing it. He was very responsive to my calls and/or texts, and helped push the entire process along in a timely manner. I appreciate all of John's help and am excited to be moving into my new home!
John helped me sell my house in Michigan while I was living out of state. Selling a home can be stressful and challenging, especially remotely. After working with another realtor that wasn't able to help us market and sell our home effectively, we were referred to John. John did a great job and I'd highly recommend anyone looking to sell their home with a high touch agent that cares.
It was an absolute pleasure working with Jeremy. He showed a tremendous amount of dedication and focus in looking out for my best interests. He was incredibly knowledgeable about every house we saw – going above and beyond to get me as much information as possible. I appreciated the level of clear communication throughout the entire process, and would recommend him 100 times over for anyone looking for help.
Working with Sara was a pleasure! Despite being in a down market, we not only landed in our dream home, but also sold our previous home without any issues! She was always available for all of our questions, including one-off requests. We felt like we were working with an old friend.
John is a highly qualified and noble person who will take care of you and any of your real estate needs. John went above and beyond in purchasing my first ever home in Livonia, MI. He is extremely attentive, informative, and lets you think for yourself while making such a huge financial decision without being pushy.
John listed our home in Tanglewood. After that, he took complete control of the whole process. We did not have to worry about a thing. He kept us updated whenever anything arose. I would highly recommend John to anyone who needs the services of a realtor.
Jeremy Goodman has gone “over and above the call” to make selling our home as seamless as possible. Not a single question or request went unanswered – even those that didn’t fall within his responsibilities. We cannot say enough about his professionalism, respect, timeliness in answering questions, knowledge of the process, and overall genuine concern for our level of comfort throughout.
Sara was the most amazing person we could have had in our corner in buying a house. We are first time home owners and had never had experience with any of the process. Sara walked us through everything step by step and had no problem dealing with all of our questions. She was patient, kind, courteous, knowledgeable, and made sure we found a home that met all our wishes.