Christmas in Kellogg Park by Lauren Wan

Christmas Kellogg Park-001We are very excited to present this painting of Kellogg Park by Lauren Wan and commissioned by BAKE Real Estate.  Signed prints are available from the artist.  Please complete the form below if you would like more information :

Lauren graduated with an MA from the Royal College of Art in Textile and Printmaking. Lauren creates contemporary and sophisticated art for todays leading international brands covering fashion, tabletop, home furnishing, stationery and fine art. Her inspiration is derived from her travels and beautiful things around her. Lauren’s sensibility and experience richly reflects on her emotional and poetic approach to her artwork. Besides Lauren’s commercial success as an established designer, her fine art was selected for the Hong Kong Museum of Art’s permanent collection.  Instagram: #laurenwandesign

Welcome Aboard! Christine Oglesby joins BAKE Real Estate as our newest REALTOR


Born and raised in New York, Christine has lived in the metro Detroit area since 1994. She appreciated the opportunity for her family’s International Relocation from 2008-2011 in Vancouver, Canada. Christine is no stranger to the rigors of relocation and is happy assist clients in this exciting process. Through their many moves Christine developed a love of turning houses into homes. She currently resides in Northville with her husband and 2 teenage sons where they recently completed renovating their home. Christine has been involved with many youth sports and Northville school organizations as her boys have grown up over the years. Her knowledge of Northville and surrounding districts will be invaluable to her clients.

Christine holds a BS in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College, and enjoyed a 25 year career as a Physical Therapist. She spent many years working in client homes in Northville, Plymouth and surrounding communities giving her a unique perspective and understanding of these neighborhoods. Christine is excited to be part of the BAKE team which allows her to combine her love of working with people with her love of all things real estate. Her unparalleled attention to detail is key to assisting all her clients get a first rate experience whether they are buying or selling their home.

Christine can be contacted at 313-919-2940 or by email at

BAKE Real Estate is Pleased to Congratulate our Newest Associate Broker: Stephanie Sultan

Stephanie Sultan, Associate Broker
Stephanie Sultan, Associate Broker

Stephanie Sultan began her career with BAKE Real Estate in 2013 and focuses on the Plymouth, Northville, Canton, Livonia and Ann Arbor areas. She holds the National Association of REALTORS “Green” designation to help promote & educate homeowners & purchasers about energy efficiency and sustainable home features. Stephanie grew up in the area and carries with her a vast and valuable trove of local knowledge – so crucial to real estate decisions often based on location.  Combined with her experience in the area, Stephanie is also extremely detail-oriented, calm under pressure, and hard working – all essential qualities required in a Real Estate Broker. Her patience and diligence are especially suited for first-time homebuyers and sellers. Now living with her husband in Ann Arbor, she enjoys daily adventures with their 3 energetic dogs. Stephanie can be contacted via email at or on her cell phone at 734-620-4536

With our first snowfall upon us, here’s an article about some fun activities right in our own back yard!

State of Comics & Collectibles now open in Downtown Plymouth!

IMG_7024plymouthnorthvillerealestateAn interesting new shop on Forest Ave: State of Comics & Collectibles is now open and worth a visit even if you don’t read comics. There’s a wide range of books and collectibles that will be sure to fascinate you.  Now we just need a good playing card and hobby shop!

Visit the shop at 577 Forest Ave Plymouth, MI 48170 or you can visit them online at

Park Place Gastro Pub Nearly Ready to Open in Downtown Plymouth


The Place Place Gastro Pub at 336 Main St in downtown Plymouth is getting ready to open.  The old 336 Main has been with us for some time and now it’s being revitalized into the the Park Place Gastro Pub. Walking by today, here’s their new look… and here’s a link to their facebook page.

Center Street Grille in Northville Now Open!


Now open in Downtown Northville where the old Starting Gate Saloon used to be at 135 N. Center Street, the Center Street Grille (248-924-3135) is the latest offering from the people that brought us the Ironwood Grille and Barrio in Plymouth.  A family-friendly restaurant, the Center Street Grille menu  features pizzas, pastas, burgers, salads, seafood, steak, and sandwiches. Next time you are in town looking for a new casual option, this one could be worth a try. We’ll stop in soon to give it a try ourselves and report back!


This Sunday July 19th, 2015: It’s Lower Town’s Turn with Bumpers, Bikes & Bands

bumpers bikes and bands 2015

Northville Arts & Acts Festival This Weekend: June 19th to 21st, 2015

Let your Creativity shine this first weekend of Summer in Downtown Northville! Come and enjoy the imagination that abounds in our charming downtown as The Northville Art House hosts its annual Arts & Acts Festival; featuring art, music, film, plays, food and activities for all ages.

Stroll down Main & Center streets; delight in the juried fine art show, Art in the Sun, featuring over 70 talented artists and the Reel Michigan Film Festival at Northville’s historic Marquis Theatre. Be amazed at the Short on Words Literary Contest and come watch the Children share their artistic aspirations at the Northville Art House Chalk Festival! Appreciate the musical entertainment and festively delicious food and drink! This weekend’s artistic adventure benefits The Northville Art House and is one of the biggest and definitely one of the most diverse summer festivals in the metro area.

The fun begins on Friday, June 19 @ 3 pm to 8 pm and continues Saturday, June 20, 10 am to 8pm and concludes Sunday, June 21, 10 am to 5pm.

Arts & Acts is free; tickets for chalk, film and play festivals require a nominal fee.

So enjoy living in or visiting Northville as it brings an abundance of spring & summer fun; biking & hiking in Maybury, Thursday Farmer’s Market, May Spring Flower sale, Tunes on Tuesday for the youngsters, and Friday Night Concerts in the Town Square.

If you are interested in buying or selling a home in the Northville area, please visit our Bake Real Estate homepage at or simply contact Ann Gage, Realtor, at 248-982-9880 and

Begin your summer days in Downtown Northville – Pure Michigan!

Simply Fresh Meditterrean Grill on Penniman in Downtown Plymouth Now Open!

The BAKE Team Trying out Simply Fresh in Downtown Plymouth

It’s been a long time since Plaka closed and left us all hungry for a good chicken shawarma! But now Simply Fresh Grill has opened on Penniman providing downtown Plymouth with another lunch spot. We tried it today and for an opening day it was pretty good! We will be going back again soon.

Nice Article about BAKE Real Estate in the Northville Record and Plymouth Observer…

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Ann Gage, REALTOR®, Joins BAKE Real Estate

Ann Gage, REALTOR®

We are pleased to announce that Ann Gage has joined Bake Real Estate.  Ann is a 27-year resident of Northville/Salem Township area where she and her husband built their custom country estate and raised their 2 sons. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics, an active leader at Northville’s Our Lady of Victory, and an advocate for the Developmentally Disabled/Special Needs community.

Prior to joining Bake Real Estate, Ann established a 30-year corporate career where she honed her incredible gifts for effective negotiating, tenacious attention to detail, and financial & marketing prowess. Integrity and honesty are the cornerstones to her success.

Ann’s intrinsic desire to use these strengths to balance the needs and desires of buyers and sellers, alike, makes her a natural Real Estate Professional. Ann can be reached at 248-982-9880 or via email

Welcome aboard Ann!