Home Inventories at 4.6-Month Supply

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Around the country especially in Oakland County and cities such as Novi, Northville, Farmington Hills and West Bloomfield home inventories is the lowest we have seen in quite some time. The signs of home buyer’s frustrations are clear, but with consumer confidence is at the highest level in over a decade and with interest rates still under 4%, new programs available for down payments as low as 3%, and you have an attractive market for buyers. Buyers demand for housing remains twice as high as this time last year, so what’s really going on with home inventories? NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun states about Low Home …

Market News

Market News

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Market News is a monthly service that I provide to my clients to not only help them in their local real estate market here in Oakland County, but to give them access to the national Market News as this affects them here in Novi, Northville, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield and the Metro Detroit area as a whole. Market news gives you the ability to see what is going on in the National real estate market, such as homes sold, statistics and other data important to both home buyers and home sellers in the Oakland county area. Market News is Video …

Agent?-Demand The Best

Agent?-Demand The Best

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Being a real estate agent can be rewarding and fulfilling career for many agents, but there’s also, like any job, accountability. Home buyers and sellers alike put their trust in you in making the most critical financial decisions they will ever make, and it is up to the agent to honor that trust. The competition here in the Oakland County area is fierce between agents as inventory’s are down 12% compared to last year at this time. It is true that the market is off to a slower start but it is bound to come back strong due to interest …

Tuscany Estates in Novi - My FAV - what a Beauty

Tuscany Estates in Novi (My FAV) what a Beauty

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Many buyers are are out and about looking at homes this spring, but this one in Tuscany estates, Novi. 20875 Barola Drive, N Novi 48167 made me turn around and notice its beauty, BUILT 2011 ALL BRICK LUXURY ESTATE HOME in the subdivision that features everything anyone could ask for and more. Tuscany estates in Novi alone being a unique and luscious gated community really make for the perfect community to call home. All 58 homes in Tuscany estates, Novi are custom designed and custom built luxury homes sprawled out over 77 acres of rolling meadows and surrounded by parkland.  Tuscany …

Home Buyers-Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out

Home Buyers-Don’t Let Your “Luck” Run Out

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 Although it is St. Patrick’s Day around the country, it does not stop the interest rates for home buyers from climbing. The rates for home buyers is still at record lows but this is changing fast and as you can see from the predictions now might be the best time to purchase a new home. Home inventory is low, but will increase over the spring and summer months so the best advice I can give you is to start your home search right away in order to save thousands throughout the term of your mortgage. I’m always here to help …

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell Getting your home ready to sell is not an easy task, but just take it one step at a time, set your goals and get help from your Realtor, when you sell your home its important to pay attention to details, you would never dream of inviting guests to your house without making certain preparations, so don’t invite potential buyers without first making the necessary updates by preparing your home to sell.  If you are like most sellers, you want to get as much as possible for your home and you want to do …

Oakland County Home Sellers-Now Playing

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An Award-Winning Script For Your Oakland County Home Sale Here’s a secret. Every moment of every day before and while your Oakland County home is up for sale, we will write the script together for your ideal home-sale movie.                                   That’s right. Selling your Oakland County home now is about focusing on everything that will produce your ideal home sale for you—the script, the cast of characters, the virtual trailer, curb appeal, admission price, the launch—everything. Together we’re the writer and the director, and …

Oakland County Safe and Fun Halloween

Oakland County Safe and Fun Halloween

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Oakland County Safe and Fun Halloween Create Kid-Safe Jack-O’-Lanterns Oakland County Safe and Fun Halloween is a great time of year to let the creativity go wild, and when decorating for this fun and family-oriented holiday, it really wouldn’t be complete without a jack-o’-lantern or two!  While carving pumpkins is the traditional way to create a jack-o’-lantern, if you have young children or kids who want to create jack-o’-lanterns without adult supervision, then it can be a dangerous and risky craft idea.  You would be surprised at the number of kids, and even parents, who end up in emergency rooms …

Oakland County Marketing Tips For Home Sellers

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Oakland County Marketing Tips For Home Sellers My Marketing Strategy: Oakland County is a great place to Sell or Buy a Home if your in the considering Southeast Michigan as a place to call home. Oakland County is composed of 61 cities, townships,villages, and is part of the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city of Detroit is located in neighboring Wayne County, south of 8 Mile Road. Oakland County is among the ten highest income counties in the United States with populations over one million people. It is home to Oakland University, a large public institution that straddles the Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills border. Marketing Tips: How To Sell …