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

By | General, Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips

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


By | General

A recent survey from the National Association of Realtors® revealed that 77 percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home makes it easier for potential buyers to visual it as their own. That’s why here we believe staging is not to be overlooked! Here are our top tips. Dress up your yard. First impressions count,… Continued

December 27, 2018


By | General, Home Selling Tips

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are five criteria to look for in a sales… Continued

August 30, 2018

Where Are Home Prices Headed!

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Where Are Home Prices Headed Over the Next 5 Years? Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment & market strategists about where they… Continued

August 20, 2016

Real Estate is Best Investment Possible

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Billionaire Says Real Estate is Best Investment Possible March 19 2015 Billionaire money manager John Paulson was interviewed at the Delivering Alpha Conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor. During his session he boldly stated: “I still think, from an individual perspective, the best deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you’re the owner-occupier of.” Who is John… Continued

March 24, 2015

Rental Property Quandary

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Rental Property Gains Make Selling Tempting Southeast Michigan Rental Property Quandary—When to Sell! Spring Market Tempts Some to Sell Their Rental Property   It’s one of the skills a successful rental property investor needs to cultivate: if or when to sell. With property prices on the rise, some southeast Michigan landlords may in fact be… Continued

April 15, 2014

Homeowners Cheered by National Trends

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Homeowners Cheered by National Trends Southeast Michigan Homeowners Ponder Price Rises in the Coming Year Homeowners in Michigan Hope to Match National Price Rises   2014 has already given an encouraging start for Michigan homeowners who consider national price movements as the best pointers for what we can expect for local real estate. Already in… Continued

April 14, 2014

Michigan Foreclosures

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Contingency Strategy for Low-Risk Foreclosure Investors. Foreclosures in Michigan Still Available for Careful Buyers: As-Is Foreclosures Reward Cautious Consideration   Despite the winter’s chilling effect on all sorts of sales, February saw single family homes, condominiums and townhomes selling nationwide at a full 7% increase over a year earlier. The opposite is true of foreclosures—no surprise,… Continued

April 11, 2014