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Home sales in St. Clair Shores August 2016

September 12th, 2016 · No Comments · Buyers agency, Macomb County MI real estate market report, st. clair shores

I absolutely love seeing home sales continue on their upward trend!   Home buyers were out in St. Clair Shores during the summer, and in the month of August 121 homes sold.  That’s alot of happy sellers and new homeowners! Prices were consistent with what we have been seeing all year, with the majority of […]

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A new year – and many new exciting things

January 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Buyers agency, fha mortgages and first time home buyers

I’ve been neglectful to this blog through 2014, but this year I hope to change that.  I miss writing about things that I see happening with the real estate market in Macomb County, as well as sharing with everyone the new & exciting things that I see happening. One of the biggest changes that happened […]

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The never ending winter in Macomb County – fun viewing homes for sale!

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments · tips for home buyers

For those brave & adventurous home buyers out here in Metro Detroit, they are treated to snow & ice covered streets as well as trying to find the homes address when sellers don’t leave a porch light on. Hang in there!  Eventually all of this will melt, streets will be passable again and HOPEFULLY more […]

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A new trend: Paying above appraised price. Have you seen this also on a Macomb County purchase?

September 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Appraisals in Macomb County MI, Searching homes for sale in Macomb County, tips for home buyers

I’ve neglected this blog much too long!  My only excuse is that I have been so busy that I haven’t had time (or energy) to write and keep up with it.    Things are slowing down a bit now that we’re at the end of the “summer rush” and I can finally put in to words […]

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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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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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Another area of Macomb County with low inventory of homes – Macomb Township

January 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Macomb Township, tips for home buyers

The other day I wrote about the low inventory of homes for sale in Chesterfield Township.  Today while searching for homes that are currently on the market for buyer clients of mine I realized that Macomb Township is also experiencing a very low inventory of homes.     Macomb Township is quite large and encompasses […]

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What does “highest and best” mean? Tips for purchasing a home in Macomb County MI

December 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Buyers agency, tips for home buyers

Highest and Best – you’ve just heard that term from your buyers agent and start to feel the squeezing of pressure even more after you’ve written your offer on a home. It used to be that we would only hear about “highest and best” when it came to foreclosures.   The banks and asset managers for […]

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Smart phone apps are changing the way many title companies accept checks at your home closing – tips for home buyers in Macomb County MI

September 27th, 2012 · No Comments · tips for home buyers

“Clear to close!” are 3 words that home buyers are happiest to hear.  This means that their mortgage lender has cleared your file to close on your home purchase, and now the title company and lender prepare the closing documents.   The closing date will be coordinated and set by the listing agent, your buyers agent, […]

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“What does contingent, continue to show mean?” – Tips for Macomb County MI home buyers

August 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Buyers agency, tips for home buyers

You’re driving down a street that you like, spot a for sale sign, and call your buyers agent to ask about the home.    “Have you sent that one to us?” is one of the most often asked questions I receive.     If the home is within the criteria that you presented me with, then […]

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