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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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Receiving the call from people to help them with short sales..knowing when to refer to someone else in Macomb County MI

August 8th, 2011 · No Comments · short sale advice in Macomb County MI, tips for home sellers

So often lately I receive a phone call from either a past client, or someone that knows a past client and refers them to me. What is the first thing I do? I refer them to someone that I work with that knows what he is doing.  As I tell these callers:  Short sales are […]

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Macomb County home sales in 2010 – are things perking up?

January 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Macomb County MI real estate market report

Every New Year I enjoy going through both of the Multilist services that I am subscribed to and researching to see how the year past treated us as far as number of homes sold and average sales price. There were a couple of surprises that I liked to see, and one of them was the […]

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Purchasing a home that is a short sale – will the seller & the mortgage holder pay for closing costs?

June 28th, 2010 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, short sale advice in Macomb County MI, tips for home buyers

If you have been looking for a home over the last year or so you have encountered homes offered for sale with a “short sale” contingency.   There’s no avoiding them, they make up so much of a percentage of the homes for sale now in Macomb County as well as the entire state of Michigan. […]

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Sterling Heights foreclosures are selling – but a few surprises also

April 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market, Real estate market reports - Macomb County, sterling heights, tips for home sellers, Uncategorized

I’ve shown many homes in Sterling Heights (Macomb County MI) over the last 2 months and while many of them have been your typical on the market  homes (not a foreclosure or a short sale) I have been surprised to see that it is the foreclosure sales that have overwhelmingly been the homes that have […]

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What is the difference between a foreclosure and a short sale?

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments · macomb county mi real estate market, short sale advice in Macomb County MI, tips for purchasing a foreclosure

For many home buyers in Macomb County there is confusion when it comes to the definition of a foreclosure (bank owned home) and one that is labeled as a short sale. A home that is labeled as a foreclosure (or REO, or bank owned) is one that the bank already has taken possession of through […]

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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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