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Entries from May 2010

1st time home buyers tax credit & our military members

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments · tips for home buyers, Up to $8000 1st time home buyers tax credit

One thing that seemingly became lost in the hullabalooo about the ending of the first time home buyers tax credit is this:  Our active duty military members will not miss out because they are serving our country and away from home.  The tax credit is available to them upon their return. Military members and some […]

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After your offer to purchase is accepted and before you close on your home – Do’s and Don’ts

May 26th, 2010 · No Comments · tips for home buyers

I love the excitement that a home buyer has once they hear that their offer to purchase has been accepted by the seller.  One of the areas that we talk about before they write an offer on a home is what happens during that “in between” time.  As a buyers agent in Macomb County I […]

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HUD approved condos in Macomb County – part 2

May 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Condos in Macomb County MI, tips for home sellers

Last week I received a call from a condo owner in Sterling Heights. She has had her condo on the market off and on a couple of times and would really like to sell it.  Pricing isn’t an issue, she is realistic about the over saturation of condos on the market and can price her […]

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A heads up for condo sellers in Macomb County MI – double standard at play here?

May 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Condos in Macomb County MI, tips for home sellers

A while back I received an email from someone who wanted to know if there is a list of HUD approved condos that she could look over.  I directed her to HUDS site that is updated when condo sites are approved, searchable by state, city or zip code. This morning I had some free time […]

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The most frequently asked question in the last month by Macomb County MI home buyers:

May 5th, 2010 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, macomb county MI, tips for home buyers

“Is there any down payment assistance anymore” or some version of this question. Yes, there is. MSHDA, administered by the State of Michigan, has funds available to lend down payment & closing cost assistance.  If you click on the link highlighted above it will take you to the FAQ provided by the state to the […]

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For real estate professionals: FREE Equator program training on Monday, May 10th

May 4th, 2010 · No Comments · For real estate professionals

Tom Kotzian, the team leader at Keller Williams Lakeside (my office), has arranged for a representative from Bank of America to come to our office and teach a workshop about Equator. This workshop is free, and space is limited. ALL agents regardless of company affiliation are invited to attend.   I urge you to RSVP soon […]

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End of the 1st time home buyers tax credit – how will it affect home sales in Macomb County going forward?

May 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Finally. No more hype, no more “Hurry it’s going to end!” articles.  Those home buyers in Macomb County who rushed last week to make offers to purchase on a home before the end of the first time home buyers tax credit will breath a sigh of relief.  They got it done, (so far) and now […]

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