Empire Real Estate

Empire is located on Lake Michigan in Northwest Michigan. With its soaring bluffs and breathtaking views, it's like no other! It is the gateway to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore where you'll find helpful rangers who can help you find out all there is to know about the formation of the dunes as well as point you in the right direction for hiking trails, beaches and scenic drives. The Empire Area Museum is a fantastic spot to spend a rainy day, be sure to check out the one room schoolhouse! Empire is a short drive (26 miles to the west) from Traverse City. Empire is home to the Headquarters for Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. We are surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in a dynamic four-season paradise!

Empire offers luxury waterfront beach homes for sale.
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Empire - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Empire: $1,347,400 / County Avg $1,093,800


Avg Taxes in Empire: $1,400 / County Avg $3,400


Avg Sq. Ft. in Empire: 2,687 / County Avg 2,999


Avg Price per/sqft in Empire:$501 / County Avg $365


Avg Walkscore in Empire: 12 / County Avg 40


Avg Year Built in Empire: 1979 / County Avg 1975


Avg Days on Website in Empire: 76 / County Avg 47


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