Author Archives: Linda Raveau

Unemployment Report: No Need to Be Terrified

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest jobs report. It revealed that the economic shutdown made necessary by COVID-19 caused the unemployment rate to jump to 14.7%. Many anticipate that next month the percentage could be even higher. These … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Leave a comment

Keys to Selling Your Home Virtually

In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right conditions. They’re less comfortable, however, hosting an open house. This is understandable, … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Leave a comment

Is This Going To Be Like 2008?

Many consumers have on their minds what happened in 2008; that what’s happening today will follow the same trajectory as what happened in 2008. However, when we look at today in comparison to 2008, we start to see a little … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Leave a comment

When is the Economy Going to Recover?

There are so many questions these days and one that many keep asking is what’s going to happen to our economy moving forward with this pandemic. Currently everything is on pause, including the economy. In looking at the forecasts from … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Leave a comment

What’s Going On in the Real Estate Market?

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of … Continue reading

Posted in buying a home, First Time Buyer, Michigan real estate, Real Estate News, Royal Oak, Michigan | Leave a comment

2020 Homebuying Checklist

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Leave a comment

Is a Bigger House Within Your Budget?

At this time of year, many families come together to celebrate the season. It’s also the time when many realize their homes are just not quite big enough to host all of their guests and loved ones. Are you one … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Leave a comment