Reality vs. Expectations – Buyer Myths that Can Cost You a Great Deal

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As a homeowner, you should now be familiar with how the real estate market works. It’s all about the right timing and perfect staging that gets the buyer market talking. However, when the time will come to put up your home for sale in Oakland County, Michigan, there are some things you need to know about: buyer myths. A buyer myth makes the seller believe that as soon as their house will go up on the market, the offers will start coming in high and heavy. When a real estate agent is hired, the seller comes to know the cold …

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Is There a Buyers Market Creeping Up? – Realtor Tom Giliam

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We all know that this sellers market would not last too much longer and it seems to be coming to an end sooner than later. The turn towards a more favorable buyers market seems to be taking place with 14% of all listings taking a price reduction in June of this year which is up from just 11% in 2016. Everywhere you turned you heard nothing but, It’s a sellers market and a great time to sell! which was true and still is in some areas of Oakland County Michigan like Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield and others, but are the …

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Projects That Will Help You Improve the Curb Appeal of Your House

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It’s ok to go a little crazy when shopping for furniture and decorative items for your new house. Everybody wants to create the perfect home that is not only beautiful but has all the comforts too. That Jacuzzi you installed in the bathroom is a great place to let go of your stress after a hectic workday. That hidden door, which leads to an oasis where no one can disturb you, is pretty amazing, isn’t it? It really gives a 007 vibe. In all this interior decoration for your comfort, you forgot to pay attention to the exterior, especially the curb …

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Stopping Making These 5 Silly Mistakes When Selling Your House

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Most homeowners, who plan to sell their house, often get stuck on two things: renovations and repairs. While these two points do matter, there are a few legal considerations that are swept under the rug. These small mistakes tank your deal and that is how bad word spreads about your house. The key to avoid these mistakes is to think objectively instead of subjectively. Once your feelings are involved, you won’t be able to market or sell the house properly. Most people stick with major repairs and leave the small ones. Of course, this will make a huge difference in …

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How to Come Out at the Top When Competing In a Multiple Offer Market

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Michigan has the strongest economy right now in the US and the housing market there is blooming. According to Housing Predictor, in 2017, houses that went up on the market here were sold within two months. 2018 is going to be the same. Since the demand for a home for sale in West Bloomfield, Michigan has increased, it is predicted that the inventory will be equally provided but the good ones will be snapped too fast. If you are planning to buy a house, you should put your plan in motion now because you won’t be the only one bidding on a …

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House Staging Secrets – How to Woo the Buyers

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Did you know that if you get your house staged by a professional before putting it up on the market, the chances of it being sold in just a few weeks’ increases by 73%? Why is that every blog you read on real estate says that staging a home for sale in Oakland County, Michigan is very important? Well, buyers like to visualize their furniture and other belongings in the empty space and they can’t do that if every surface of the house is covered with boxes. So, what is staging? This step in the home-selling process is all about decorating …

Home for Sale in Northville, Michigan-Home-Buying Fees Myths That Most People Fall For

Home-Buying Fees Myths You Should Know about before Entering the Real Estate Market Copy

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Before you even think about buying a home for sale in Northville, Michigan, why not have a look at your financials. Most people believe that the mortgage loan they will apply for will cover all the costs but there are few fees that you will have to pay out of your own pocket. For this reason, you need to have enough savings, so that you can cover the service charges and the real estate agent’s fees. We like to call these extra costs as fee myths, which buyers think are not real. So, what is the first payment that you …

Home for Sale in Northville, Michigan-Home-Buying Fees Myths That Most People Fall For

Home-Buying Fees Myths That Most People Fall For

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Before you even think about buying a home for sale in Northville, Michigan, why not have a look at your financials. Most people believe that the mortgage loan they will apply for will cover all the costs but there are few fees that you will have to pay out of your own pocket. For this reason, you need to have enough savings, so that you can cover the service charges and the real estate agent’s fees. We like to call these extra costs as fee myths, which buyers think are not real. So, what is the first payment that you …

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3 Tips for Making a Profitable and Quick House Sale

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Putting your house up for sale? Staging? Repairs? Renovations? Done with all of these? After a week of putting your house up on the market, you receive an offer and plan to sell it immediately. Yes, we know that if the house sits on the market for too long, it starts to lose value. However, selling it this fast will not bring in the big bucks. Maybe, if you had waited a little longer, you might have gotten multiple offers and the chance to drive up the sale value of the house in a bidding war. This is a dream …

Home for Sale in Northville, Michigan-Home-Buying Fees Myths That Most People Fall For

Home-Buying Fees Myths You Should Know about before Entering the Real Estate Market

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Before you even think about buying a home for sale in Northville, Michigan, why not have a look at your financials. Most people believe that the mortgage loan they will apply for will cover all the costs but there are few fees that you will have to pay out of your own pocket. For this reason, you need to have enough savings, so that you can cover the service charges and the real estate agent’s fees. We like to call these extra costs as fee myths, which buyers think are not real. So, what is the first payment that you …