Monthly Archives: March 2013

Plymouth Foreclosures as of 3-28-2013

Plymouth  and Plymouth Township have homes starting in the low $100,000 range (and Plymouth Foreclosures for even less if you are lucky) to homes in the $600,000 range.  They have many subdivisions of nice brick colonial homes.  The downtown area is a hot spot for people who want to be able to walk downtown and enjoy the feeling of a lively

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Not so fast – Home Selling tips – Plymouth real estate selling tips

Ready for my Plymouth real estate selling tips about “Not so fast”.  Our Metro Detroit real estate market is red hot in the spring of 2013.  If you have a Plymouth home that is in good to excellent shape it is going to sell quickly.  In fact it may have multiple offers and have a bidding war!  It is a

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Milford Foreclosures as of 3-26-13

Why aren’t I winning any of the bids I have put in on Milford Foreclosures? You have bidding on Milford foreclosures but you haven’t gotten any of them.  There are supposed to be deals out there.  Banks are wanting to dump all those foreclosures aren’t they?  The banks are desperate to get rid of them right? So you have been putting in

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Commerce Twp. foreclosures as of 3-25-13

What’s really going on with Commerce Twp. foreclosures? You find a home that catches your attention and before you can respond it is gone?  What does it mean to be in multiple offer status or highest and best?  You need me on your side to guide you through this process. As you can see on the chart below there are currently

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Positive thoughts for the day

Woodhull Lake Waterford Michigan

I am a firm believer in life is what you make it.  I have suffered hard times and life has not always treated me well.  But I do not believe we have to be miserable just because life is tough or that we are going through tough times.  Here are my three positive thinking quotes for the week:   “I’ve

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Lakefront homes for sale Hamburg Michigan – Portage chain of lakes homes for sale

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Here is a list of  lakefront homes for sale in Hamburg Michigan.  Some of these homes for sale on are the Portage chain of lakes.  As o f 3/24/2013 there are 33 lakefront homes for sale in Hamburg Michigan.  The largest lakefront home and priciest at this time is a 5095 square foot 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath lakefront home

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Walled Lake foreclosures as of 3-21-13

Good Afternoon! Walled Lake is a wonderful area to live and work in. Currently, there are no foreclosures on the market listed with a Realtor which may be due to the extension of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which allows the forgiven debt on a short sale to not be taxed as income. This should help with the continued reduction

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Metro Detroit relocation – Wayne County real estate and relocation information

Northville real estate

If you are moving to the Detroit area in the near future you may wonder what the area is like.  Here is some good Metro Detroit relocation information. Here are some of the top ranked areas in Wayne and Oakland County with good schools, and a low crime rate. Grosse Pointe, Northville, Plymouth, Novi, Birmingham, West Bloomfield, Rochester are just

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South Lyon and Lyon Township Foreclosures as of 3-19-13

Two reasons why cash is king when it comes to buying foreclosures in South Lyon and Lyon Township: 1. Banks want offers that have a high probability of closing.  A Cash offer will always close where offers with mortgages sometimes don’t. 2. Banks want clean offers.  Not offers that have inspections contingencies, or long move in dates.  Cash offers close quicker

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What is earnest money?

I recently has a Metro Detroit first time home buyer ask “What is earnest money?”  Earnest money is basically good faith money.  When you write a purchase agreement on a home in Northville Michigan the seller will want you to put a deposit down on the house.  Usually they want about 1% of the sales price.  So what earnest money

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