Canton Homes and Real Estate

Two story home in Canton Michigan with an American flag near the front porch.Canton real estate provides safety, comfort, and convenience. Just an 8 mile drive from both Detroit and Ann Arbor, Canton makes it easy to enjoy the full extent of what the Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas have to offer. Combined with excellent schools, a great State Park and Metropark system and strong community safety, Canton is a very popular choice for families in Southeastern Michigan. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Canton, MI, contact our Realtors or continue reading about this area below.


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Homes for Sale in Canton MI

Selling a Home in Canton MI

Infographic showing the housing market trends in Canton MI

As of June 2020, there were over 5,000* homes sold in Canton, MI within the last 12 months. The median value of homes in Canton is around $285,546* while the median value of homes listed for sale in Canton sits at around $329,900*. The median price for homes that actually sold in Canton is just under $276,000.* This number is projected to dip slightly over the next 12 months.

The value of homes that sold and are listed for sale in Canton is significantly higher than the average value of homes in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro area; thus, making Canton a relatively strong sellers market. With the home selling strategy, you can receive a great value on a home that’s listed in Canton.

At The Patti Mullen Group, we specialize in selling homes in Southeast Michigan and have been doing so successfully over the last 30 years. If you have a house, condo, or another piece of real estate you’re interested in selling in this area, our experienced real estate agents can help.

*Please note, the statistics listed above are based on data obtained from Zillow. While we try to keep these numbers as updated as possible, these are estimates and may not always reflect the actual numbers.


When searching for a new home, the quality of the schools in that community are often an important deciding factor in the decision. Fortunately Canton has some of the better school districts in the state. Schools in Canton are divided among three primary school districts: Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, Wayne-Westland Community Schools and Van Buren Public Schools. The majority of the township is served by the Plymouth-Canton district in the north. The rest of the township is served by the Wayne-Westland district in the southeast, and Van Buren Public Schools in the southwest.

For those interested in private schools, there are numerous private institutions in the immediate vicinity. Some of these include: Father Gabriel Richard High School, Our Lady of Victory, Plymouth Christian Academy, Banyan Montessori Academy, Plymouth-Canton Montessori School, and Montessori Academy of Canton.

Local Community

Canton, known formally as the Charter Township of Canton, is populus and thriving community in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. Spanning 36.14 square miles, Canton is Michigan’s second most populous township with over 90,000 residents. As of 2015, the city is ranked the 29th safest community in the United States and is ranked as the 96th highest-income municipality in the United States with a population of over 50,000.

Canton is centered amongst several vibrant communities that allow for easy access to recreation, entertainment and the ability to enjoy all the experiences the Metro Detroit area has to offer. Downtown Detroit is a 35 minute drive from Canton, which offers a wide array of entertainment and dining. Ann Arbor, a major cultural center of Southeast Michigan, is 25 minutes down the road from Canton. Its proximity to both of these major cities also makes commuting for work and business expedient.

Canton is known throughout the area for their excellent farmers market that takes place from May to October every year. Also, Canton holds the annual Liberty Fest which is a great family friendly event complete with a car show, plenty of eats, carnival rides and fireworks. Directly to the north, Plymouth holds multiple festivals every year including the summer art festival, fall festival and winter ice festival which many residents of Canton and nearby communities take part in.

For those interested in recreation, Canton is located in the immediate vicinity of multiple state, county and local parks. These include Maybury State Park, Island Lake Recreation Area, Kensington Metropark, Huron Meadows Metropark, Barchester Park, Heritage Park and many others. Maybury State Park offers horseback riding for those interested and Kensington Metropark boasts one of the best golf courses in the state. For the avid golfer, there are a variety of additional golf courses located in the Canton area, including Hickory Creek Golf Course, Pheasant Run Golf Club, and Fellows Creek Golf Course.

Canton Real Estate Resources

For the benefit of buyers, sellers, or other interested parties, we’ve prepared several local real estate resources for the City of Canton, MI. This includes additional information on the school system, property taxes, and city ordinances. This information can be found within the links below.

City of Canton Government Website
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
Wayne-Westland Community Schools
Van Buren Community Schools
Canton City Ordinances
Canton Property Taxes