Rising Rates – Not a Good Time to Wait

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Rising interest rates are making a big impact on the market. With additional rate increases projected, both buyers and sellers who plan to move in the near future would do well to move sooner rather than later.
23 Common Staging Mistakes that Sellers Make

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Staging a home isn't an exact science -- it's more of an art, one that covers several rooms and flows throughout a home. If you're thinking that it doesn't sound easy, well, it isn't; there's a reason why...
33 Tips For Winterizing Your Home

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Winter is coming ... so what does that mean for homeowners? There's a lot of information out there about the best way to winterize your house for the approaching season, but the actions you take should depend...
Consumer Market Perception

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Is now a good time to buy a home? Is now a good time to sell? Although real estate markets go through cycles, there will always be people who need to move. But whenever possible, most consumers try to move...
Relocating: 19 Things To Research Before You Buy

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Relocating to a new city is an exciting experience -- you can seize the opportunity to live in a new way if you're bored with the status quo, and maybe find a place to live that caters to new habits you want...
When Should You Stop Renting?

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When is it time to stop renting a home and seriously consider buying your own place? That's a personal question and a very personal decision -- it really depends on your lifestyle, your finances, your...
Recovery Run - How Much Longer?

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This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the market peak prior to the bursting of the housing bubble. The nationwide median home value is currently 9% higher than it was at the peak, but the extent of the...
25 Tips For Moving With Kids Or Pets

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Moving is stressful all on its own, but when you add in the complications that kids or pets (or both) can bring to the mix, it can feel downright impossible. Depending on the age of your children and whether...
Is the Market Shifting?

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Over the past few months, there has been an increasing number of listings with price reductions. In April, 27% of Southeast Michigan active listings had at least one price reduction. By August 1st, 35% had...