Market “Hiccup” Could Nudge Home Owners to Join Listings

By | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Realtor Nash Blog

The first words of last week’s Realtor Magazine title were reassuring to area homeowners with homes currently included in the Southeast Michigan listings: “Sellers Are Calling the Shots…” For most regions across the U.S., that’s become apparent as the summer wore on. Realtor.com’s Chief Economist elaborated: “Prices are rising, and housing inventory is vanishing as… Continued

September 23, 2020

Residential Matters Momentarily Unanswered

By | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Realtor Nash Blog

This year may go into the history books as the one that sprang more surprises and turnarounds—including unparalleled disruptions and resumptions in Southeast Michigan residential commerce —than ever before. Amidst a financial world recovering from the steepest nosedive since the Great Depression, followed by the steepest single-month rebound in history, you might think that the… Continued

September 7, 2020

When Real Estate Watchers Google Sales Gains!

By | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Realtor Nash Blog

Real estate observers who Googled ‘existing home sales’ on Friday would have encountered a valuable reminder of how statistics can be true—but nonetheless misleading. National media reports had uniformly reported strong results from the residential housing market—but Southeast Michigan readers looking for more precise details found headlines that let them (as the mind-reading tricksters used… Continued

September 2, 2020

Coronavirus’s Faint Ripple Effect on Real Estate

By | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Realtor Nash Blog

Last week, in contrast with the nearly unanimous optimistic forecasts coming from the financial and economic think tanks, Southeast Michigan news consumers were exposed to a single worrisome detail. The cloud on the horizon was called “coronavirus.” Like the 21st century’s first pandemic—SARS—early reports from its point of origin were covered up by Chinese authorities…. Continued

February 10, 2020

Home Sellers Optimistic Forecast

By | Realtor Nash Blog, Home Selling Tips

Southeast Michigan Home Sellers Optimistic Forecast As soon-to-list Southeast Michigan home sellers may tell you, tracking the national home sales trends is one pastime that’s been less than exciting of late. The National Association of Realtors® monthly compendium of activity has long been mired in utter predictability. For month after month, the reports have been… Continued

January 31, 2020

Buying & Selling South East Michigan Homes—and a Timeless Saying

By | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Realtor Nash Blog

Buying & Selling South East Michigan Homes—and a Timeless Saying Last Tuesday night, as rickety Father Time welcomed in the infant New Year, an old saying was resurrected (as it is most years): “Everything old is new again.” It’s usually heard in relation to the temporary nature of fashions—like the width of neckties or the… Continued

January 10, 2020

Tax Deductions for Homeowners: How the New Tax Law Affects Mortgage Interest

By | Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips, Realtor Nash Blog

Tax changes for 2019 change the landscape for homeowners. Tax season is upon us once again, and to make it even more interesting this year, the tax code has changed — along with the rules about tax deductions for homeowners. The biggest change? Many homeowners who used to write off their property taxes and the interest they pay… Continued

December 30, 2018