The Perna Team Blog - Blog Archive: March, 2021


One of the common thoughts we have been hearing from our clients is that they want to capitalize on their current increase in home value, but do not want to overpay for their next home if they were to sell today.


This is a very understandable statement, as home prices have shot up in the past months due to the lack of available inventory on the market. But to fully understand what the actual price of that next home may be, we have to look at a couple of important variables that come into play.


Working with an agent or team who provides expert negotiating skills can not only net the best price on a home sale, but on a purchase as well. Price is an important term when considering an offer on a home, but as we have been seeing in…

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Detroit Best Neighborhoods

As Michigan's largest city, Detroit's metro area is home to over four million people. Detroit has long been recognized by its nickname "Motor City" in acknowledgment of its ties to the American automobile.

Automobile manufacturing has brought many jobs to the area and has helped establish some of the city's earliest neighborhoods. The industry continues to leave its mark on Detroit and its surrounding communities today. Detroit is also considered a regional culture hub, giving rise to the Motown sound, which continues to impact the music industry.

Living in a master-planned community within commuting distance of Detroit offers residents the best of both worlds. Those moving to the area and interested in this lifestyle should consider the…

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Best Parks in Detroit

The best parks can be the heart and soul of a city, as they provide a place for residents and visitors alike to gather and enjoy the great outdoors. Additionally, studies have shown that homes situated close to a park are generally worth eight to 20 percent more than homes that are not. Fortunately, Detroit is home to many great parks, including the following six:

Beacon Park

Beacon Park Amenities

  • Dining options like food trucks and an on-site restaurant
  • Interactive art installations
  • Farmer's market
  • Child-friendly activites
  • Regular concerts

Address: Beacon Park, 1901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Opened on July 20, 2017, by DTE Energy, Beacon Park is one of Detroit's newest parks. It features a large,…

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