Real Estate Market

Brighton MI

The Brighton MI real estate market is beautiful and diverse. You’ll find many different property types and ammenaties here in Brighton. All of the comforts you need to call this beautiful place home!

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The History of Brighton Michigan

The city of Brighton MI was established in 1832! The first settler who founded the town is said to be Eiljah Fitch, who named it after the town his father resided. Brighton, in Monroe County New York is what Brighton MI can attribute its name to.

Elijah set up general store which he named “Brighton House.” There he sold products and provided a resting place for travelers. The Maltby brothers were among some of the other notable settlers. They acquired land in Livingston County and brought their wives from New York to settle the new area. They also constructed the sawmill on Ore Creek.

Being somewhat of a middle point between Detroit and Lansing, Brighton MI was known for it’s hotels and inns. It provided the resting point on the trip from the larger cities. 

Brighton Michigan Schools

Public schools in Brighton MI are K-12 schools of choice. This means they are open enrollment to all children within the district boundaries. Students who don’t reside inside school boundaries but reside in Livingston County are welcomed to apply for enrollment. There are no costs incurred to attend Brighton Public Schools. So no matter where you purchase your Brighton MI real estate you’ll be able to send your children to Brighton schools.

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Elementary Schools

Brighton MI has four elementary schools. These are the only schools in the district which have zoning for attendance. You can find more info on the zoning for the schools on the district website. Each school have similar key initiatives for education, but of course differ in staff and student body.

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Middle Schools

Brighton MI has an intermediate school, Maltby Intermediate, which helps transition 5th and 6th graders. Scranton Middle School is where kids move on to for 7th and 8th grade before entering high school. Each school offers great education programs and extra curricular activities.

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High Schools

There are two options for high school in Brighton Michigan. First there is Brighton High School, home of the Brighton Bulldogs. The other options for students is The Bridge. The Bridge is an alternative high school offering different curriculum options for students to excel in their own ways.

Residential Stats of Brighton MI

Brighton Michigan residents are proud to be from Brighton. You can feel it when you visit Brighton or decide to purchase Brighton Michigan real estate. Here are some residential stats to help you decide if Brighton is the right place for you!

In 2017, Brighton, MI had a population of 7.57k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $55,530. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brighton, MI grew from 7,550 to 7,567, a 0.225% increase.

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Brighton Michigan offers a wide array of shopping and retail stores. The Brighton Mall was redesigned in 1996 and is home to many brand name stores. You will also find other outdoor shopping centers through out the city. Downtown there are plenty of locally owned boutique shops where you can get a real feel for Brighton living.

Whatever you’re looking to have done, can be found in Brighton MI. Doctors, lawyers, electricians, plumbers, you name it Brigton MI has you covered. It’s has a small town feel, but has all the big city comforts and services. Of course Brighton MI real estate companies can help you find a house to call home here anytime.

What are you hungry for? Whatever you’re craving, you’ll be able to find it in Brighton! There are restaurants aplenty to choose from, and some mighty delicious food to be had. If you’ve got Italian on you mind, Buon Gusto Bistro is wonderful. Looking for a culinary experience? You’ll want to visit The Wooden Spoon for award winning plates!

The economy of Brighton, MI employs 3.82k people. The largest industries in Brighton, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (566 people), and Retail Trade (509 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,319), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($84,861), and Finance & Insurance ($78,594). Find out more about Brighton’s industries here.

View Homes for Sale In Brighton MI

Purchasing Brighton MI real estate starts with deciding what type of property you’re looking for. You can use the search tool to find Brighton MI real estate. You can see all the homes on the market currently just the way I see it as a REALTOR. This will allow you to see all the different types of property Brighton has to offer currently. When you find a few you like, give me a shout and we’ll go look at them!