Finding The Right School

Finding The Right School

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When it comes time to buy your next home in Oakland County Michigan, your decision will be based on dozens of criteria. If you’re like many home buyers, good schools will be at the very top of your list. Even buyers without children are often concerned about the quality of schools. They know property values in Oakland County Michigan often reflect the reputation of local schools-both public and private-and that a home near good schools may be easier to sell later on. Tips For Locating The Right Schools Plan Ahead It pays to look at schools early in the house-hunting …

Downsize, Right Size Or Cross Size

Downsize, Right Size Or Cross Size

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Downsize, Right Size Or Cross Size…That’s the question when it come to retirement. Many baby-boomers are getting set to do just that, Retire! It is an exciting thing, but also big decisions that come along with it when it comes to downsizing your home. Some situations mean that the home is too big or the yard is too much to maintain or yo just want to move somewhere warmer. No matter what the reason these steps should help you make the best situation that is right for you. Even if you’ve never thought about your retirement plan, the desire to …

Are You Selling at The Right Price

Are You Selling at The Right Price

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Are You Selling at The Right Price, this is a question that we are faced with at every listing appointment we go on. There are many factors that play a role in setting the right price and frankly many of them are not understood by the home seller. Some home sellers feel that if their neighbor sold for a certain price, then they can go above that price because of course their home has this or that update etc… This is normal as home sellers feel and rightly so sometimes that they have more to offer in their home. I …

Home Buyers are Looking and Rates are Headed Up

Home Buyers are Looking and Rates are Headed Up

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It’s that time of year when home sellers and home buyers start to get worried about either finding a home or selling their current one before winter. Lets face it, it is not fun moving in the cold weather nor is it fun to have buyers coming in and out of your home in the winter tracing up floors and carpet. For home sellers the time to sell is now and for home buyers it is also time to find something that can close in a short period of time, we all know the pickings have been scarce for home …

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Today’s National TV Dinner Day

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Today’s National TV Dinner Day, September 10,2014 and it looks like it will be one of those evenings tonight as the Greater Oakland County area will see rain and storms this evening (Lets hope power remains on) and who wants to go grocery shopping or cook during the rain? Although National TV Dinner Day is not a recognized Holiday it is indeed a celebration to some. A new product, called “TV Dinners” was introduced by C.A. Swanson & Sons in 1953.  This changed the prepackaged meal industry forever.  Every year on September 10, we commemorate the “TV Dinner” on National TV …

Top Real Estate News Of The Week

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Top Real Estate News Of The Week                                                                              Pending Home Sales Up And we have some positive numbers to report today – Pending Home Sales in July rose 3.3% on a month over month basis according to the latest data from THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The P-H-S numbers, a leading indicator of the health of the housing market, are at their highest …

A Condo or Townhome In Mind

A Condo or Townhome In Mind

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Homeownership can be a great investment that also gives people a sense of stability and control. Yet, many first-time buyers don’t have the time, interest or budget to handle a home with a yard. Condominiums, co-operatives and townhomes are three options available to newbie home buyers seeking an alternative to single-family dwellings. Advantages Daily life in a townhome, condo or co-op can be less taxing — both in terms of lifestyle and expense. Lacking a yard and living in a multi-unit complex allows owners to spend time away from home without much worry about upkeep or security. The “lock and leave” …

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Ready for The Next Power Outage?

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Ready for the next power outage with these simple tips. Many of us experienced the powerful storms that hit our community last Friday and I for one was not prepared for the almost three days of no electricity. We realize how important electricity is to our lives when things such as basic electricity is missing and the horribly inconvenience it can cause. The storms that hit South East Michigan seemed to be a normal occurrence with the weather changing from a muggy to cooling down, but the winds from this storm were close to 70 mph leaving  more than 400,000 …

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HOME TEAM

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Home Team-When it’s time to buy a home, you’ll find it takes a team of professionals working together on your behalf. With so many people involved in such a large purchase, it pays to know who is responsible for each facet of the home- buying process. The first professionals, of course, are real estate professionals—like us—who help you begin and close the home-search process. Our local expertise and market knowledge help you make an informed decision when you are searching for the perfect home. Remember, a seller’s listing agent is committed to the seller’s interests only, working to get the highest possible …

Relatives Can Help Home Buyers

Relatives Can Help Home Buyers

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Many times I meet home buyers that want to buy but due to their circumstances just can’t for reasons such as credit issue, not enough for down payments or not enough time on their jobs but relatives can help. It’s difficult to see these kind of clients not being able to pursue the American dream. I also have had many home buyers get help from relatives to help them get started with their first home purchase. Many would think that these home buyers need to wait to purchase until they or are able to buy on their own, but there …