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Using high definition videos are a must when selling any home. With over 90% of homebuyers starting online, if the presentation of your home through videos and photos is lacking so will be the interest in seeing your home in person. Video Facts For Real Estate Video has rapidly become one of the most popular…

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Lenders: Don’t Shrug Off Borrowers With Low Credit Scores

That was the message from FICO to the mortgage industry in this article from RealtorMag dated 05/13/2014… Executives at FICO, the creator of a credit score widely used in the mortgage industry, say that the high credit score “cutoffs” that mortgage lenders imposed following the housing crisis are stricter than necessary, and executives urge lenders…

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Incentives For Short Sales

Banks offer more cash incentives for short sales…Article in RealtorMag on how banks are offering incentives to homeowners. More banks are offering home owners incentives to sell their houses in a short sale to prevent a costly foreclosure to the bank. In fact, some banks are offering struggling home owners as much as $35,000 to…

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Peace of Mind While You’re Away

Easy to install security cameras let you keep an eye on your home from afar, ensuring safety and security for you and your family. Thanks to internet based web cameras, adding home security cameras is an affordable weekend project and you may get a discount on home owners insurance, depending on the system you’ve installed.…

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Stay Warm In Metamora Mi And Keep In Budget This Winter

Energy efficient wood burning fireplaces If you’re adding a wood burning fireplace to your Metamora home, avoid the standard design, which sends too much of your home’s heated air up the chimney. Consider these energy efficient wood burning fireplaces: Rumford fireplaces, feature a shallow box design that reflects more heat into the room. EPA rated…

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Principal Reductions, Outpacing Short Sales?

Found this article in RealtorMag… Some lenders may be more willing to reduce the mortgage principal than grant a short sale for borrowers under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The principal reduction can mean big savings for home owners too — the average amount reduced on a principal reduction is more than $65,000, or…

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East Tawas MI, Offshore Powerboat Racing, Tawas Bay

Offshore powerboat racing may come to Tawas Bay next year An effort is underway to bring offshore powerboat racing to Tawas Bay next summer. A local businessman told the East Tawas City Council at its meeting Monday he and 3 other persons are working with a offshore powerboat racing association which holds 2 other events…

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Credit Score Misconceptions

If you are trying to raise your credit score to get a good rate for a loan or refinance, you might be surprised by what affects – or doesn’t affect – your score. 1. More money improves your credit score = FALSE 2. Ownership of several credit cards can hurt your credit score = MOSTLY…

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Walkable Neighborhoods Sell For More

Homes in walkable neighborhoods sell for more: study says Homes located within walking distance of amenities such as schools, parks and shopping aren’t only more convenient for their owners, often they’re also worth more than homes in neighborhoods where driving is the rule, according to a new study released Tuesday. The report looked at 94,000…

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Schoolhouse Lake, Waterford Township, MI

Schoolhouse Lake in Waterford Twp. Port of Call Location: Waterford Township, MI Total Water: 37 acres Lake Type: natural Lake Character: warm and cold water, two story Total Shore Length: 1.1 miles Lake Bottom: marl, pulpy peat Best Fishing: panfish, pike Greatest Depth: 49 feet Islands: none Public Access: no references: oakland lakefront

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