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North Harbor Real Estate invites you to explore Northern Michigan and all it has to offer through our featured blog articles and videos. Let us share with you through our eyes all there is to love, do, explore, and embrace when you live, work, play, or visit.

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Northern Michigan Day Trips

Northern Michigan Day Trips

Five Northern Michigan Day Trips to Take This Spring By Jeff Wellman  Are you looking for a little adventure now that the snow has melted? Here are five Northern Michigan day trips you can take this spring to help you kick cabin fever to the curb! Mackinac Island ...

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Real estate for sale sign as is
Selling “As Is”

Selling “As Is”

2 Things to consider when selling your home "AS IS"   By Beth Flynn You may have heard of homes being listed and sold in “as-is” condition. Sellers will often put their homes on the market in as-is condition when they lack time or simply don’t want to do repairs...

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Exterior View of Luxury Estate for sale in Grand Blanc Michigan
Top 5 Sales of 2021

Top 5 Sales of 2021

Top Sales of 2021 By Jeff Wellman  Wow! What a year 2021 has been. It's no secret that the state of the real estate market has been willd this year. Multiple-offer scenarios, bidding wars and cash offers have become the norm, and are the result of tight inventory,...

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Crooked Tree Arts Center Petoskey Michigan
Area Art Galleries

Area Art Galleries

Area Art Galleries By Jeff Wellman  Art galleries are fantastic places to reflect, gather inspiration, and look at life from a different perspective. Michigan artists and artisans are incredibly diverse, and we’re lucky to live in a place with so many galleries and...

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Harbor Springs Michigan Dog Friendly Activities
Dog Friendly Activities

Dog Friendly Activities

Dog Friendly Activities In Petoskey & Beyond By Jeff Wellman When you plan your visit to Petoskey and the surrounding communities, you don’t have to worry about who’s going to watch the dog while you’re away, or about leaving them home for long periods of time...

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Michigan's Tahquamenon Falls in Autumn
Fall Color Tour

Fall Color Tour

Must-Visit Places for Amazing Michigan Fall Colors By Jeff Wellman There is no better place on earth to see the dynamic and vibrant fall colors than in Northern Michigan. With our dense, old-growth forests, scenic great lakes, and rolling hills, the landscape...

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Outdoors
Point Betsie Lighthouse, built in 1858, Lake Michigan, MI, USA
Lighthouse Getaways

Lighthouse Getaways

Lighthouse Getaways By Jeff Wellman  Though not as necessary as they once were for guiding ships through the Great Lakes, Michigan’s lighthouses are still destinations for travelers, history buffs, and locals alike. Their historic pasts, grand architecture, and the...

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Lake Charlevoix Waterfront Real Estate
Sunsets

Sunsets

Best Places to Watch the Sun Set Over Lake Michigan By Jeff Wellman One thing is for certain - the sun sets every single day, no matter where you are. But, when is the last time you took the time to watch one? With Lake Michigan and many other beautiful lakes in...

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Boyne Thunder Boyne City Michigan
Boyne Thunder

Boyne Thunder

Photo courtesy of Boyne Thunder Speed, Excitement and Fun! By Jeff Wellman What could be a better way to spend a beautiful summer day than watching high-powered boats speed across some of Michigan’s most beautiful bodies of water? Boyne Thunder is a highly...

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Hiking Trail in Emmet County Michigan
Hiking in Emmet County

Hiking in Emmet County

Hiking in Emmet County By Jeff Wellman  Life in Northern Michigan is all about easy access to the outdoors. What better way to get out and experience the beauty of the area than going out for a hike? Emmet County has miles of trails that are a great way to immerse...

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Northern Michigan golf courses
Golfing Up North

Golfing Up North

Must-try Northern Michigan Golf Courses By Jeff Wellman The state of Michigan has nearly 800 golf courses, so picking one to play could be a shot in the dark. Fortunately, we’ve made some of those tough decisions a bit easier on you by outlining some of our...

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