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Andrew’s River Estates, Lapeer MI – No … You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy Now!

By Donald Horne | Oct 19, 2017

Buyer confidence in Andrew’s River Estates remains strong with some changes that varies on the price level and what type of houses they are looking for. For most families, choosing a new home is the biggest financial decision they will ever make and for that reason, there are many complicated decisions involved in choosing your…

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Can You View An Open House In Davison MI Without Your Agent?

By Donald Horne | Oct 12, 2017

After searching through pages of online listings, you’ve compiled a master list of every open house you’re interested in touring. You’re ready to start attending open houses, but you don’t have a buyer’s agent—aka someone to represent your best interests every step of the way. Is that a problem? A buyer’s agent will help you navigate the process of buying a…

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What Should I Expect From A Listing Agent In Lapeer MI

By Donald Horne | Oct 9, 2017

By setting realistic expectations, you’re likely to leave the home-selling process feeling like your agent really did all he could to get you the best deal—even if you didn’t see or hear about every little thing he did to market your home. In the interest of transparency, let’s dive into the things a listing agent…

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Compromises You Should Never Make When Buying A Home

By Donald Horne | Oct 4, 2017

Every successful home search begins with a wish list. Armed with your inventory of must-haves, you’ll know how to focus your search and recognize a potential home that isn’t worth your time. Still, there’s a strange thing that seems to happen when you’re deep in the trenches of house hunting: The more you look, the longer that wish…

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What To Do When Your Home Won’t Sell

By Donald Horne | Sep 27, 2017

A house that’s seen minimal movement on the market for months is frustrating. In fact, frustrating might be an understatement. For some, a home that won’t sell can be a desperate situation—especially if selling it was a last-ditch effort to avoid foreclosure. That’s why, if you have yet to find a buyer, it’s important to take a step back and assess exactly why your house…

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Homes Under $100,000 In Oxford MI

By Donald Horne | Sep 14, 2017

Homes Under $100,000 In Oxford MI Did you know there are programs to buy a home with 0 down or programs to get you in a home even if your credit isn’t perfect? Let us know what you are looking for and we will see what we can get you pre-qualified for! The Five Greatest…

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How To Prepare For Your Home Appraisal

By Donald Horne | Sep 11, 2017

Determining a price for your home can be stressful, especially if you don’t know how to prepare for an appraisal. If the home’s appraised value is too far from the listing price, it can make or break the deal. Plus, even though appraisers are subject to strict regulations, much of their job is subjective, which means it’s crucial…

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4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall 2017!

By Donald Horne | Sep 11, 2017

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.0% over the next year. The…

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How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values

By Donald Horne | Sep 8, 2017

Some Highlights: The concept of supply & demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high! Anything under a 6-month supply is a seller’s market! Nationally, there has not been a 6-months inventory supply since August…

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