The City of East Lansing has compiled information to consider when evaluating the true cost of owning a home.
Mid-Michigan Residential Cost Comparison (PDF) (updated March 2015)
There are a variety of factors that should be considered when evaluating the true cost of owning a home. The Mid-Michigan Residential Cost Comparison was compiled to assist prospective home buyers with an analysis of costs associated with residing in various municipalities located throughout the Mid-Michigan area.
Monthly Cost of Commuting (PDF)
Another factor that can be considered when purchasing a home is the cost of commuting. The average cost of commuting from a suburban household is 68% more than commuting from an urban household.