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Is flipping a house in Macomb County still a good idea?

February 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Buyers agency, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers

I came across this article in todays USA Today and wasn’t surprised that Michigan isn‘ t on the list of the 6 best states to flip homes.   There simply aren’t enough homes on the market, and those that are priced well & clean sell quickly for top dollar. Not enough “wiggle room” for an […]

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“What happened to open houses?” in Macomb County MI

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Buyers agency, macomb county mi real estate market, Searching homes for sale in Macomb County

A buyer client asked a question the other day that got me to thinking…“What happened to open houses in the county?  Are they illegal now?”. No, open houses are still very much legal.  The reasons you are not seeing them as predominately as in years past are: Safety:   Think about it:  A real estate […]

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Chesterfield Township MI home sales in March 2013 – what an increase from last year!

April 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market

When I am looking for homes for buyers lately in the northern parts of Macomb County, especially Chesterfield Township, I am often struck by how few homes there are for sale (compared to last year) as well as how quickly the homes are selling.  We’ve been watching the prices steadily increasing and that has been […]

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Do you have a home you’d like to sell in Chesterfield Township? Now’s the time – the buyers will be lining up!

March 11th, 2013 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market

I took buyer clients out on Friday to view homes for sale with their “want list – wish list” in mind.  Their needs aren’t that unusual:  3 bedrooms, basement, etc in Chesterfield Township.   We only saw 3.  That is all we could find.   As of this morning (March 10th, 2013) there are only 18 […]

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“How do I compete with cash offers?” – tips for Macomb County MI home buyers

March 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Buyers agency, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers

It’s happening.    The very thing that we saw coming for the last year.   “Bottom” of the market.  In fact, our real estate market in Macomb County is on an upswing in the northern areas of our county.  (Clinton Township / Sterling Heights and north). One of the things that is extremely difficult for home buyers […]

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“I’m waiting for the market to hit bottom” – too late. It has hit bottom and coming back up in Macomb County!

February 6th, 2013 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market

This is one of those “if I had a nickel..” type of phrases that I’ve heard over the last 5 years from prospective buyers:  “I’m waiting for the market to hit bottom” or something along that line. Too late.   It hit the bottom and is climbing back up in Macomb County.  How do I know […]

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Inexpensive ways to spruce your Macomb County MI home up for a quick sale! – Tips for home sellers

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home sellers

  The snow and icy rain mix we are seeing these last 2 weeks won’t stop the sale of your home if you stick to the following “tips” that my buyer clients have shown to be true:     Paint – an inexpensive way to spruce up the interior of your home.   Most buyers don’t […]

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Buying a home in Macomb County MI – do I need a buyers agent?

January 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Buyers agency, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers

It’s been almost 5 years since I wrote an article about the role of a buyers agent, and everything in that article still holds true today.  Even more so, since so many homes for sale are “distressed” (foreclosures, short sales, etc) and the ins and outs of purchasing these homes can be overwhelming for home […]

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Low inventory of homes for sale in Chesterfield Township

January 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers, tips for home sellers

It’s the start of another new year, and this one is going to be exciting for home sellers in Macomb County.  The extremely low inventory of well priced, well kept homes is driving sales prices up once again. I firmly believe the “dragged down” years are behind us for real estate in most of Macomb […]

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When a “first” happens while viewing homes – it never gets boring in Macomb County!

October 29th, 2012 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market

I, and my buyer clients, had a “first” the other evening while viewing homes in the northern part of Macomb County.  (I’m not going to give the address of this home or otherwise identify it) The home was new to the market, in the price range my buyer wanted and had most of the criteria […]

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