SE Michigan News

Home Staging Basics

Properly staging your home helps to sell your home faster and for the most money.  We discuss why every seller should pay for a full home cleaning and why landscaping is an important and potentially overlooked staging item.   We also discuss what today’s buyers expect from a home and the timing of getting your home […]

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Parade of Homes & New Construction Update

Guest Forrest Wall, CEO of Homebuilders Association of Michigan, joins us to discuss the Parade of Homes happening in SE Michigan showcasing 41 model and pre-construction homes.  We also talk about the popular trends buyers want in homes, what has new permits down over last year, what state and local government can do to entice […]

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The Shifting Market

Interest rates, inflation, and inventory along with stock market volatility and talk of a housing bubble are all making headlines.  We tackle all these topics and what it means for our local housing market. Click Here to Listen:

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What Divorce Means for Selling Your Home

When a couple decides to divorce, the home becomes an important asset to be addressed.   We discuss the importance of all parties working together to yield as much financial value as possible, how the courts may get involved if things stagnate, and the potential financial impact to the parties if they stop paying the mortgage. […]

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Past, Present and Future Markets

The Great Recession impacted the housing market greatly and our current market has an interested mix of rising interest rates, high buyer demand, low inventory and rising home prices. All this has some questioning do we have a housing bubble and if so is it going to burst. We discuss how past markets and conditions […]

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Let Your Unwanted Furniture Help Others

If you have gently used furniture that you no longer need, you can help those in need to put that furniture in a new home.  We talk to the Executive Director of The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan about the current high demand for furniture. Needed items include mattresses, box springs, couches, dining tables and […]

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Down Payment Assistance Program

Saving for the down payment on a home is one of the most challenging parts to home ownership, especially for first-time buyers.  We discuss some of the down payment assistance programs available and why it is important that you be open with your agent about situation so they can help recommend lenders and sources right […]

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