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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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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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Finding the Perfect Agent

Agents can work full or part-time but you should look for a professional that is up-to-date in the market, has the latest education and takes their responsibilities serious enough to be available full-time. There are too many changes in the … Continue reading

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What Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

A recent survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want … Continue reading

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NOW THAT SPRING IS HERE WHAT IS EXPECTED?

Lots of activity! Not only are the normal buyers going to be out shopping for a home this Spring but also those pent up buyers that were unmotivated with the extreme weather conditions this past winter.  Additionally the institutional investors … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait! Move Up to the Home You Always Wanted

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates are still below 5%. … Continue reading

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