Summertime house deck

Summertime House Check-Up Readiness 5 Tips

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With Summertime right around the corner, the spring is the best time to prepare for the long summer days. Below are some great ways to prepare your home for the warmer weather so you can enjoy your home to its fullest. Summertime is one of the best times of year; children are out of school, it’s the perfect time to explore the great outdoors, and of course, everyone’s favorite: good ol’ summer vacation. After the freezing temperatures of winter and the unpredictability of spring, you and your family are probably more than ready for the warm, summertime weather. But the …

Labor Day House Hunting Changes

Labor Day House Hunting Changes

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A while back, Forbes noted what they called “The Four Ways the Real Estate Market Changes” after Labor Day. The article recognized a truism that holds for most parts of Michigan—namely, that the period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving is what most of us think of as “fall.” It went on to describe four ways the change of seasons alters the house hunting landscape. Although I may not agree entirely with their broad brush proposition that a great number of house hunters throw in the towel after Labor Day, the four market changes described are often true enough. Farmington Hills …

High Priced House, Slow Market

High Priced House, Slow Market

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House Not Showing? Picture having your house for sale, and you feel like it isn’t being shown enough. Or maybe it isn’t really being shown at all.   You expected lots of buyers coming through. Ideally, you even expected an offer (or multiple offers!) to come in pretty quickly. But instead, not that many people seem to even know your house is for sale. Otherwise, they’d come out and see it. If people would come and see it, the house would practically sell itself, because it’s so nice. You’re discouraged, frustrated, and angry… You wonder if your real estate agent …