Author Archives: Linda Raveau

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that … Continue reading

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Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest point in … Continue reading

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Mortgage Interest Rates are Still Going Up… Should you wait to Buy?

Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased by close to a quarter of a percent over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and the National Association of Realtors are all calling for mortgage rates to rise another quarter of a … Continue reading

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Small Kitchen – Big View

by Linda Raveau City living is all the rage these days and Detroit is loaded with opportunities.  Having been born and raised in Detroit, I have seen the City go through many transitions and I’m really enjoying being a part … Continue reading

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THE TIME IS NOW TO BUY – 1% DOWN

As you’ve been hearing all over the news media, mortgage rates are still at record lows.  As an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), I work with buyers all the time and even though inventory is low and the search is harder, … Continue reading

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LOFT LIVING – DETROIT, MICHIGAN

So you want to live in a loft downtown Detroit?  Well that’s going to come at a premium cost if you want to be by all the action.   Lofts in the hub of things are getting between $300-$500 per square … Continue reading

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Green is the new black

With modern technology, every house can now be energy efficient. But how do you know how your home measures up? Take a look at this comprehensive checklist to see what kind of grade your house receives. As an Accredited Buyer’s … Continue reading

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