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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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Chesterfield Township MI homes for sale – an updated list!

September 10th, 2012 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county MI

Last week I wrote about the homes that sold in Chesterfield Township during the month of August.   This section of Anchor Bay has been selling SO fast that I wanted to also provide a link to the updated list of homes that are currently for sale: Chesterfield Township MI homes for sale Please keep in […]

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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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Using the SEARCH Macomb County homes for sale feature – who is the listing agent?

June 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Searching homes for sale in Macomb County

For many years the 2 major Multilist databases in our are (Mirealsource™ and Realcomp II Ltd covering the Metro Detroit area) have offered “broker reciprocity”.   What this means is: When you search the homes for sale on my website, or any other participating real estate agents website, you are seeing homes for sale that are […]

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Overbidding on a HUD home – what Macomb County MI buyers should know.

May 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · tips for home buyers

Have you looked at HUD homes lately in my area (Macomb County MI)?   If so you have probably realized that many of them are in really good shape, and priced well!   Because of the condition and price we are starting to see many of the HUD homes sell for more than asking price.    Bidding wars […]

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Multiple offers, deadlines, and “submit your highest and best” aren’t just for bank owned homes in Macomb County lately

May 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Buyers agency, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for home buyers

Have you been house hunting lately in Macomb County MI?   If you have, you’ve likely heard your buyers agent say “If you like it, don’t want too long to think about it.”     I’ve always hated saying this to my clients, but I would be negligent in my duties as a buyers agent if I didn’t […]

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Buying a short sale home in Macomb County MI

June 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments · short sale advice in Macomb County MI, tips for home buyers

A gentleman that I know in the mortgage banking industry in Birmingham Michigan wrote an excellent article about purchasing a short sale and things that a buyer and their agent should pay heed to before writing the offer. One of the things that my buyer clients and I often talk about are the differences between […]

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Home sales up in Macomb County – will it continue?

April 13th, 2010 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market

The Detroit News had a nice article yesterday about Metro Detroit home sales increasing during March of this year.   One question that it brought to my mind though is this:  Will it last? Real estate professionals in Macomb County and the surrounding Metro Detroit area have been witnessing the rising of the number of homes […]

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The 1st time home buyers tax credit – another misconception addressed for Macomb County MI home buyers

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments · first time home buyers, macomb county mi real estate market, Tax credit for first time home buyers in Macomb County MI

Last week I heard from a gentleman who is thinking about not renewing his apartment lease and taking advantage of the first time home buyers tax credit.   In his inquiry he wanted to know if he purchased a home for $40,000 if he still would recieve all of the “$8,000”. The answer is no. He […]

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It’s about darned time! (Short sale addendums for purchase offers)

February 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment · macomb county MI, short sale advice in Macomb County MI, tips for home buyers, tips for home sellers

I am overly excited this morning about something that is probably not going to mean alot to many people – yet – but  will mean more clarity to those who are considering purchasing a short sale home in Macomb County. First, exactly what does it mean when you see a home and it is advertised […]

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