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What a difference a year makes – or does it?

January 25th, 2009 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market

Around this time last year (I remember because it was cold and snowy – again!) I wrote an article about a home seller in our area (Chesterfield Township) who had success because of the things that they did correctly: They priced their home to compete with the bank owned homes that were cropping up in […]

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Trick or treating in Macomb County. I had fun, did you?

November 1st, 2008 · No Comments · macomb county MI

My 2 favorite trick or treaters treated me last night!   Grover Jr. and Leo (7 and 4 years old) invited me to their home to be a part of their Halloween. Leo had a fun time, although it was hard to harness him long enough to take his picture! I do believe he wanted Frankie […]

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Colorful mums, corn stalks and mulch – Fall is almost here! Highlighting a Chesterfield Township nursery

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county MI, Uncategorized

For as long as I can remember my nursery and garden center of choice has been Meldrum Brothers nursery on the south side of 23 Mile Road (just east of I-94) in Chesterfield Township. Don’t let the roadwork on 23 Mile Road hinder you.  This nursery is worth the trip! Meldrum Brothers is open all […]

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Lots of mortgage news, trying to decipher it all, and what does it mean for the Macomb County MI consumer?

September 8th, 2008 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers

  To say that the changes to the mortgage industry have been drastic, rapid and mind boggling would be an understatement. Tomorrow I have a meeting with one of my trusted mortgage lenders, Mike Caira of Great Lakes Mortgage Funding, to discuss how we can best serve our clients and a “what the heck is […]

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Help for Michigan homeowners who want to save their homes from foreclosure.

August 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Saving your home from foreclosure

So many people in Michigan, and in Macomb County, are at their wits ends trying to save their homes from foreclosure. They desperately seek solutions to their ever climbing ARM mortgages, or perhaps are having trouble keeping up with their mortgage payments because of a job loss. I’ve heard of so many sad situations over […]

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Cash? Credit? Debit? Driving just a bit down the street to beat the prices on gasoline in Macomb County

July 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments · macomb county MI

Like all of you I am more than frustrated at the high prices of gas. Since I spend most of my day in my car showing houses, previewing houses or going to different city/township offices I’ve had to be creative to try to save a few dollars on the price of gas for my car. […]

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A fountain that you can let your kids loose to play – the city of Warren MI knew what it was doing!

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments · macomb county MI, warren MI

I can’t tell you how many times when my boys were small that we’d pass a fountain and I’d see that look in their eyes. The look every mother knows for what it is: mischief and excitement. When the city of Warren in Macomb County MI decided to create a new city center that would […]

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An vacant grocery store now has new life in Eastpointe.

July 8th, 2008 · 6 Comments · st. clair shores

I’m sure many of you are like me when we pass a vacant shopping center or empty “out of business” store. My heart sinks, I wonder about all of the employees and how many are searching for new jobs. The cycle of business closings = unemployment = more foreclosure homes in Macomb County is vicious. […]

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Don’t let the new FHA guidelines frighten you.

May 27th, 2008 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, tips for home sellers

In the coming weeks we will probably be seeing much in the media about HUDs Federal Housing Administrations (FHA) new guidelines and pricing structure that is expected to go into effect on July 14th. I’ve already had calls from prospective buyers in our area who are worried that this will mean that the FHA mortgage […]

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Thinking about what could have been – Mt. Clemens & Macomb County

May 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Mt. Clemens

This past Friday I made a short trip with my niece Leighann to an area just north of Grand Rapids MI to attend our first ever minor league baseball game. The Whitecaps are a Detroit Tigers affiliate team and for years I’ve heard about the beautiful family friendly ballpark in Comstock Park and how much […]

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