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Entries from February 2011

Foreclosures selling quickly in Macomb County? Not much has changed since 2008

February 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Buyers agency, tips for home buyers

(I wrote this article in 2008, and a recent email inquiry from a prospective foreclosure purchaser reminded me of it.  Not much has changed since 2008…) A phone call the other day illustrated to me once again how quickly our real estate market here in Macomb County is changing. The gentleman who called told me […]

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Viewing an owner occupied home and not wanting to offend the owner…my way on leaving gracefully

February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Buyers agency, tips for home buyers

We’ve all come across those homes while house hunting that scream “Get me out of here“.  Whether it’s the clutter, the pet odors, the dirt that you don’t want to see anymore of or a combination of all of these things there is on occasion going be a home that you want to exit quickly. Thankfully there […]

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Not getting a response after a written inquiry to your mortgage lender? Cite RESPA. A “win” for the good guys!

February 17th, 2011 · No Comments · mortgages in michigan, tips for home buyers

I am doing a happy dance while sitting in my desk chair.  I just finished reading this article that was posted a bit ago at ABC online. What a win for the consumer! In a nutshell (read the article at the link provided above, you’ll be glad you did) a man in Pennsylvania wrote to […]

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Excuse my rant please…if you want to sell your home please PLEASE clean your driveways

February 14th, 2011 · No Comments · tips for home sellers

I was out and about yesterday in St. Clair County showing homes to a wonderful couple.  One of the homes that we were really interested in viewing seemed to have most of their “wish list / want list” covered. Imagine our disappointment and surprise when we pulled up to this: This was an extremely long […]

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Behind the scenes with a Buyers Agent – “You do all that?”

February 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Buyers agency, tips for home buyers

The common misconception about Buyers Agents is that we take people out to look at a few homes, write the offers, then sit back and collect a paycheck. Misconception?   What an understatement! Take for example what goes on behind the scenes before we ever step foot in a home with our buyer clients: Talk with […]

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