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Entries from December 2008

An answer for Patricia – waiting (and waiting) for an answer on an offer to purchase a bank owned home

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers, tips for purchasing a foreclosure

One of the features of this blog is that a reader can ask a question or leave a comment without having to log in and subscribe. Recently a potential home buyer named Patricia asked a question that many people have been asking: “I have an offer in on a bank house now and its been […]

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An update on short sales in Macomb County

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments · keller williams realty lakeside market center, macomb county mi real estate market, Saving your home from foreclosure, tips for home buyers

About a year ago I wrote an article called “Short Sale Skinny”. I think it’s time I updated that article as things are changing in the short sale process for homeowners and buyers alike in Michigan: The process is actually taking much less time AND the banks (mortgage holders) are being much more realistic. Talking […]

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Will you qualify for the $7500 first time home buyers tax credit?

December 13th, 2008 · 4 Comments · first time home buyers, macomb county MI, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers

There has been so much talk in the last few months about the buyers market in Macomb County, as well as mortgage programs that have gone by the wayside, that the $7500 tax credit for first time home buyers has fallen under our radar. This past Wednesday I received a call from a young lady […]

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Condo sales in Macomb County MI – still slow, but oh so many to choose from!

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, macomb county MI, mortgages in michigan, sterling heights, tips for home buyers

One of the areas that has been hit hardest in this buyers market in Macomb County is the condo market.  So many to choose from and those on the market are taking much longer to sell. The good news? Interest rates are fabulous, and most condos in our area qualify for FHA or VA financing.  […]

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Ask your real estate agent to strip your market reports of the lease information

December 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county MI, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home sellers

The Scenario: You live in one of the communities in Macomb County MI.  You are considering putting your home up for sale and are planning on interviewing several real estate agents. The agents come to your home to view it and talk with you about your needs, and towards the end of the interview they […]

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Change can bring stress, happiness and fulfillment – it’s all in how you view it

December 5th, 2008 · 5 Comments · keller williams realty lakeside market center, macomb county MI

On Monday of this week I attended a mandatory-vital-got to be there meeting at my office, RE/MAX Advantage  1, Inc. in Chesterfield Township.   During the meeting it was revealed that the owners of the company (Tom Figlan, Rich Kolb and Roberta Rasmussen) had decided to go in a new direction with their company and drop […]

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