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Selling Nightmare Relief, Occupying Tips

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Selling your home is and can be a nightmare while still living in the home, and needless to say It’s one of the largest and most expensive assets most of us will ever own. It’s where we lay our head down at night, the place we make memories and call home. Selling it can be one of the most overwhelming and stressful experiences you may ever go through. So here are some tips for living in your home while it’s for sale to help you through the process: Yes, make the beds every day! If you smoke, don’t do it …

Oakland County Homes Gain Up To $500,000 Tax Free

Oakland County Homes Gains Up To 500K Tax Free

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Oakland County Homes Gains Up To 500K Tax Free If you’re thinking of selling—or buying a home in Oakland County MI, but won’t stay in it very long—remember the capital gains exemption that lets you avoid a potentially large tax hit.                                      As a seller of a Oakland County Property, if you’ve owned and lived in the home you’re selling for a total of two years of the past five, you’ll be able to take a $250,000 home-profit exemption if you’re single. Married …


Greater Oakland County Home Energy Check 2014

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It’s that time of year again in Greater Oakland County Michigan when winter approaches, so there’s no better time then now to give your home an energy check up. Energy costs have shot up, and you may be paying a lot more than necessary to be comfortable in your home throughout the year. Most homeowners in Greater Oakland County have a number of easy, inexpensive options for reducing energy consumption and energy bills. The older your home, the more likely it is you can dramatically cut your utility costs, improve your comfort level and be environmentally responsible in the bargain. As we …


Greater Oakland County News and Trends

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Boo!Cooler nights in Greater Oakland County, pumpkins and apple cider and all things spooky are in the air!  Whether or not you dive into this month’s Halloween celebrations, it’s hard to miss the excitement in the air as spooky decorations adorn neighboring houses and children plan their perfect costume for trick-or-treating! We hope you enjoy our email newsletter full of all things festive and Fall!  And, as always, please think of us for all of your real estate needs!   Pinterest Boards to Inspire Creativity All Things Halloween Fall Decorating Fall Home Improvement An Article of Interest Halloween decor – …


Greater Oakland County Moving With Children

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Greater Oakland County Moving With Children Relocating with children in the Greater Oakland County area or any other for that matter can be a stressful situation, not only for you but the children of Greater Oakland County as well. It is important to involve your children in your home search and your relocation plans. When making your list of things to do before, during and after your move, don’t forget to include your pets as they are as much of the family as well. Moving can be stressful, even dangerous, for pets if their interests are not taken into consideration as …


Timings Everything when Selling A Home In Greater Oakland County

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Timings everything when selling a home in Greater Oakland County. Is now a good time to sell? I think so. Today’s affordable interest rates have encouraged lots of buyers into the market — and we know who they are. If you’re ready to sell your home, listing with us will plug you into a broad network of well-connected real estate professionals in Greater Oakland County who can deliver buyers to your door. Give me a call to find out how I can help you sell your home quickly for top dollar. If you’re selling in today’s market, you want to make …

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Sign, Sign Everywhere a Sign

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Sign, sign everywhere a sign We all know this song, and it couldn’t be more accurate and appropriate this time of year in the Greater Oakland County area.  As a Realtor the signs are not only an annoyance but also make it very hard for my buyers to find the property as the yard signs are buried around in the mass of political signs. I’m not clear if the home buyers are offended or if the political signs have any impact on their choice of neighborhoods in the Greater Oakland County area, but some ask me more details about the …

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“location, location, location” and Novi MI

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“location, location, location” and Novi MI It’s a maxim in real estate that the three most crucial factors in selecting a home are “location, location, location” and Novi MI is a great place to start looking for a home! It’s also true! No matter how wonderful the home is, the location is key to how well you’ll like living in it and how well it sells when you’re ready to move on. Before you buy, carefully check the Novi MI factors to be sure the home you like is really the one you want to live in and be able …

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Pricing Your Home to Sell In Greater Oakland County

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When it comes to pricing your home to sell in Greater Oakland County, you’ll find lots of “experts.” The neighbors may want you to set a high price, thinking it will make their homes more valuable. Your company may encourage you to set a lower price so the home will sell quickly and you can move to your new assignment. You might be thinking in terms of what you paid for your home, how much you’ve spent on it, or how much profit you want from it. But who sets the price? When you put your house on the market …


Greater Oakland County Home Buyers BUY OR WAIT?

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Greater Oakland County Home Buyers BUY OR WAIT?…                                                                                                               Check The Answer That’s Right For You There’s no right or wrong answer when you ask: “Is it the right time to buy a home in the Greater Oakland County area ?” For some, it’s a great …