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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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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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Still no relief for condo buyers in Metro Detroit – financing tough to obtain

September 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Condos in Macomb County MI, tips for home buyers, tips for home sellers

Over the last few years as mortgage money has tightened up, one of the  hardest hit casualties has been in condo financing.  When I have a home buyer client able and willing to purchase a condo it can often be an eye opener to them that unless they have cash, or a large down payment, […]

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Sterling Heights is doing well again – fewer homes for sale, prices rising!

August 7th, 2012 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market, sterling heights, tips for home sellers

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been spending time showing potential buyers homes for sale in Sterling Heights.  Last year we would have had 5-6 homes on each outing to view, this year we are lucky to have 2-3 homes to see. During the month of July last year (2011) 106 homes sold in […]

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Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore homes are seeing a price increase! A Macomb County MI real estate market report

June 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Macomb County MI real estate market report, tips for home buyers, tips for home sellers

For the past several months I have been seeing a bit of a turnaround in the real estate market in Macomb County, mainly in several northern communities.  2 of them, in our Anchor Bay area,  have really shown signs of improvement: Number of homes on the market is dropping “Sold” prices increasing steadily The “days […]

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Time is running out for sellers of short sales in Macomb County MI – and we’re seeing the signs of it.

May 17th, 2012 · No Comments · short sale advice in Macomb County MI, tips for home sellers

A recent article in todays Detroit News highlighted what many home buyers in Macomb County have been seeing since the beginning of the year:  More short sale homes for sale, and less foreclosures. It can be very frustrating for home buyers, as most that I work with as a buyers agent do not like the […]

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Ask yourself “How would I feel if I didn’t get the house” and you’ll know if it is the right house for you! – Tips for Macomb County MI home buyers

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Buyers agency, first time home buyers, tips for home sellers

You’ve seen hundreds of homes online, and have viewed the interior of many home with your buyers agent.  Now it’s time for you to make an offer on a home that has your heart pounding and your palms sweaty.    If you’re a first time home buyer you are without a doubt nervous and excited at […]

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Why an FHA appraisal matters to buyers of a home, not just the sellers! Helpful tips for Macomb County MI home buyers and sellers

April 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Appraisals in Macomb County MI, fha mortgages and first time home buyers, tips for home buyers, tips for home sellers

A point of confusion for home buyers in my area, as well as home sellers, is the role of an FHA appraiser.   The FHA appraiser not only determines fair market value for the home but he/she will also take a peek to determine if there are any issues to what FHA refers to as the […]

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St. Clair County MI home buyers and the USDA rural loan

March 26th, 2012 · No Comments · tips for home buyers, tips for home sellers

I had a lovely drive yesterday in to St. Clair County showing homes to a couple that are ready to purchase. One of the things I like most about St. Clair county for home buyers is the USDA rural home loan that can be used for their home purchase. Unlike most Macomb County buyers, those […]

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If you’re selling your home, please check the photos that your agent is using –tip for Macomb County MI home sellers

March 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · tips for home sellers

These last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of buyer showings and hunting through both MLS databases for homes to view for my clients. One of the things that I’ve noticed consistently over the last few weeks is the fact that so many homes on the market have really horrible photos online for potential […]

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