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Jeff Burke & Associates

Your Community Realtors of Choice! We serve the greater Lansing and Grand Rapids- West MI area! We are committed to protecting our client’s best interest and giving that 5-star experience! Looking to Sell or Buy a Home? Learn about all of your options here. Its Your Home. Your Way. On Your Terms.

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Welcome to Jeff Burke Associates

Welcome to Jeff Burke Associates, your trusted real estate agency serving the greater Lansing and Grand Rapids areas. With over 29 years of experience and a team of dedicated professionals, we are committed to providing top-notch real estate services. Whether you're looking to buy or sell a home, our team is here to guide you every step of the way, ensuring a seamless and satisfying experience.

Introduction to Jeff Burke Associates

Jeff Burke Associates, a proud affiliate of Keller Williams Realty, has been a cornerstone in the Lansing and Grand Rapids real estate markets for nearly three decades. Our team has successfully sold over 2,000 homes, consistently delivering exceptional service and achieving remarkable results for our clients.

We take pride in our professional yet approachable manner, ensuring that each client receives personalized attention and care. Our in-depth knowledge of the local markets allows us to provide expert advice and insights, helping our clients make informed decisions. With an average of 97% of homes sold at asking price, our track record speaks for itself.

Our Mission and Values

Our Mission

At Jeff Burke Associates, our mission is simple: to deliver exceptional real estate experiences that exceed our clients' expectations. We are dedicated to protecting our clients' best interests and providing a 5-star service from start to finish. Our commitment to excellence ensures that every client feels valued and supported throughout their real estate journey.

Core Values

Our core values guide everything we do at Jeff Burke Associates. These values are the foundation of our success and the reason why we have been able to build lasting relationships with our clients and within the communities we serve.

  • Integrity: We believe in honesty and transparency in all our dealings. Our clients can trust that we always act in their best interests.
  • Excellence: We strive for the highest standards in real estate services, continually seeking to improve and innovate.
  • Community: We are dedicated to building and maintaining strong relationships within the communities we serve. We believe in giving back and making a positive impact.

Our team is passionate about real estate and dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals. We invite you to learn more about our services and how we can assist you in your real estate journey. For more information, visit our official website.

Areas We Serve

Greater Lansing

The Greater Lansing area is a dynamic and thriving region, offering a blend of urban excitement and suburban tranquility. As the capital city of Michigan, Lansing boasts a population of approximately 110,000 residents, making it a vibrant hub of culture, education, and opportunity.

One of the key attractions of Lansing is its excellent educational system. The Lansing School District includes a network of public, charter, and magnet schools, providing high-quality education to empower students. Notable schools in the area include Okemos Public Montessori-Central, rated 9/10 on GreatSchools, and Willow Ridge Elementary School, also rated 9/10.

For those seeking higher education, Lansing is home to prestigious institutions like Michigan State University and Lansing Community College, offering a wide range of academic programs and research opportunities.

In terms of real estate, Lansing offers diverse housing options. The median home price in Lansing is approximately $140,000, with homes typically spending about 28 days on the market before being sold. This reflects a competitive yet accessible market for both buyers and sellers [source].

Popular Lansing Neighborhoods

  • Old Town: Known for its historic charm and vibrant arts scene, Old Town offers a unique blend of vintage architecture and modern amenities.
  • East Lansing: Home to Michigan State University, this area is bustling with student life and academic energy, featuring numerous shops, restaurants, and cultural events.

East Lansing

East Lansing, part of the Greater Lansing area, is a lively community primarily known for being the home of Michigan State University. This neighborhood is popular among students, faculty, and families alike, offering a rich mix of cultural and educational opportunities. The housing market in East Lansing is diverse, with options ranging from affordable apartments to spacious single-family homes.

The average home price in East Lansing is around $220,000, making it an attractive option for those looking to invest in real estate near a major university.

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is another key area we serve, known for its vibrant community and diverse architectural styles. With a population of approximately 200,000 residents, Grand Rapids combines the charm of historic neighborhoods with the conveniences of modern living.

The real estate market in Grand Rapids is robust, with single-family homes making up about 60% of the market. Condominiums and townhomes account for roughly 25%, catering to young professionals and small families. The average home size is around 1,800 square feet, ensuring a variety of options for different lifestyle needs [source].

Notable Neighborhoods in Grand Rapids

  • East Grand Rapids: Known for its excellent schools and beautiful homes, East Grand Rapids is a top choice for families seeking a suburban lifestyle with close proximity to downtown amenities.
  • Heritage Hill: This historic district boasts Victorian and Neoclassical homes, offering a glimpse into the city’s architectural heritage.

Whether you are looking for a cozy starter home or a luxurious family residence, Grand Rapids has something to offer. The market is dynamic, with new developments constantly emerging to meet the growing demand.

What's on the Market? A Look at Property Sizes and Layouts

The housing market in Grand Rapids features a wide range of property sizes and layouts. The average home spans approximately 1,800 square feet, with smaller condos starting around 800 square feet and larger family homes exceeding 2,500 square feet. Open floor plans are particularly popular in newer constructions, providing a seamless flow between living, dining, and kitchen areas. This trend caters to modern lifestyles, emphasizing space and flexibility.

Whether you prefer the classic charm of a traditional home or the sleek design of a contemporary property, Grand Rapids offers a diverse selection to suit your preferences.

Our Services

Buying a Home

At Jeff Burke Associates, our experienced agents guide you through every step of the home buying process, from initial consultation to closing. We offer personalized home search services and expert advice to help you find your dream home. In 2023, the Grand Rapids market saw significant activity with a median home value of $281,709, reflecting an 8.6% increase over the previous year. With homes often receiving multiple offers and selling within an average of 6 days, our team ensures you are well-prepared to navigate this competitive landscape.

First-Time Homebuyers

We provide specialized services for first-time homebuyers, including mortgage pre-approval assistance and affordability calculators. Understanding your budget and financing options is crucial in a fast-paced market like Grand Rapids. Our team helps you explore homes within your price range and advises on making competitive offers. For example, in 2024, first-time buyers in Grand Rapids have found success in neighborhoods like Eastown and Heritage Hill, where homes offer both character and modern amenities.

Selling Your Home

Jeff Burke Associates uses proven marketing strategies to ensure your home sells quickly and for the best possible price. Our services include free market analysis, home staging advice, and comprehensive marketing plans. The Grand Rapids market remains favorable for sellers, with a 7.2% increase in home prices projected for 2024. This means you can expect to sell your home at a premium, especially in sought-after areas like East Grand Rapids and Midtown.

Home Sale Calculator

Our online home sale calculator helps you estimate your potential profit from selling your home, taking into account various factors like market conditions and property value. For instance, in Grand Rapids, homes are selling for an average of $300,000, often with offers exceeding the list price by up to 16% in competitive situations. Use our tools to make informed decisions and maximize your returns.

Why Choose Us?

Experienced Team

Our team of seasoned real estate professionals brings a wealth of experience and local market knowledge. With agents like Kaleb Burke and Heidi Smith, who have extensive backgrounds in real estate, we ensure top-quality service for all our clients. Our team has helped hundreds of clients buy and sell homes in both Lansing and Grand Rapids, achieving an average sale-to-list price ratio of 97%.

Client Testimonials

Clients frequently commend our team for their professionalism, dedication, and exceptional service. Many highlight our ability to make the buying and selling process smooth and stress-free. For example, one recent client noted, "Jeff and his team were incredibly supportive throughout our home buying journey, always available to answer our questions and provide expert advice." Another client praised our thorough market knowledge and negotiation skills, which helped them secure their dream home in a competitive market.

Community Involvement

Supporting Local Initiatives

Jeff Burke Associates is deeply committed to the communities we serve. In Grand Rapids, our team actively participates in various local initiatives, ensuring we give back and support the area’s growth and well-being. Our involvement ranges from supporting local schools to participating in city-wide events and charity drives.

For instance, we collaborate with the Grand Rapids Young Professionals (GRYP), an organization dedicated to fostering professional development and community engagement among young professionals in the region. GRYP hosts numerous events, including volunteer opportunities and networking sessions, which our team members frequently attend.

Another significant initiative is our partnership with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s Movers for Moms® campaign. This annual drive collects essential care items for mothers living in homeless or domestic abuse shelters, providing them with much-needed support and comfort.

Volunteer Opportunities

Our team regularly engages in volunteer activities across Grand Rapids. From community cleanups organized by the Grand Rapids Community Master Plan team to supporting local events like the Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts, we are always looking for ways to contribute positively to our community. These events not only help improve our city but also provide our team with the opportunity to connect with residents and other local organizations.

Contact Us

Get in Touch

Ready to buy or sell a home? Contact Jeff Burke Associates today to schedule a consultation. Our offices are conveniently located to serve both the Lansing and Grand Rapids areas. Whether you're looking for your dream home or aiming to get the best price for your property, our dedicated team is here to assist you every step of the way.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please reach out to us at:

  • Lansing Office: (517) 300-7652
  • Grand Rapids Office: (616) 288-3244
  • Email: [email protected]

Visit Our Offices

Our offices are located at:

  • Lansing Office: 3490 Belle Chase Way, Lansing, MI 48911
  • Grand Rapids Office: 4301 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418

We look forward to helping you with all your real estate needs. For more details about our services and to explore current listings, visit our official website.

Join Our Team

Career Opportunities

Interested in a career in real estate? Join the Jeff Burke Associates team and be part of a dynamic, supportive environment that fosters professional growth and success. Our team offers extensive training and resources to help you thrive in the competitive real estate market. Whether you are an experienced agent or just starting out, we provide the tools and support needed to achieve your career goals.

Why Work with Us?

At Jeff Burke Associates, we believe in investing in our team members. We offer continuous education, cutting-edge technology, and a collaborative work environment. Our agents benefit from a robust network, comprehensive marketing support, and opportunities for advancement. Join us and become part of a team that values excellence, integrity, and community engagement.

To learn more about career opportunities with Jeff Burke Associates, visit our careers page and apply today. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and helping you succeed in the real estate industry.

Summary: Jeff Burke Associates offers exceptional real estate services in the Lansing and Grand Rapids areas. With a team of experienced professionals, we provide personalized assistance for buyers and sellers, ensuring a seamless and rewarding real estate experience. Our community involvement and dedication to client satisfaction set us apart. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your real estate goals.

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