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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t wait Until Spring to Buy

Current data suggests winter actually is the best time to be a home buyer, Here’s Why: 1. You’ll pay less! Even though the market in general is still a “sellers market”, during the winter months it tends to favor the buyer more. Many buyers pause their home search during the winter either because     they’re too […]

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Real Estate Scams Now Targeting Zillow, How To Avoid

I’ve posted before about the ridiculous rental scams that plague unsuspecting home buyers. These scams were previously limited to sites like Craigslist, but have now taken to top name real estate sites like Zillow as well.  Zillow allows owners to post their for sale by owner, con artists are now abusing this privilege by using […]

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November Market Update

Hi Friends! Below is our monthly market update from President of Brokerage Services here at Real Estate One, Dan Elsea. Like September, October was a pleasant surprise outperforming our expectations in terms of homes sold. We continue to see the same trends: For Sale inventories are increasing and the rate of appreciation is still strong, […]

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Ready to Buy a House, But Not Sure Where to Start?

Here is your 5-step plan for becoming a home buyer in this crazy market! Step 1 Get a comprehensive picture of your finances. Sit down with pen & paper and go over your current income vs. expenses. After subtracting any expenses that will go away when you move to a new house, determine how much […]

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5 Easy Steps to Get Ready to List!

When its time to sell your house, there is likely only one thing on your mind, getting the most money possible. The easiest and most inexpensive ways to do this are mostly DIY and be completed in a weekend. But are crucially important for a quick sale at the highest price! 1. Deep Cleaning. The little […]

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Finding Your Dream Home, A How To Guide

House hunting can be challenging, especially in a seller’s market when there are more buyers then homes available.  Assuming a home is priced right and well marketed, it will sell very quickly, and as a buyer you need to be ready to jump on an opportunity when it presents itself. You should know what you want, […]

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Market Update Monday: Southeast Michigan Real Estate

President of Brokerage Services, Dan Elsea, Provides us with this weeks Market Update Monay. “The biggest influence on real estate so far this year has been the weather, not the economy (which has fortunately remained stable). The snow and cold have put a significant damper on customer and showing appointments. The good news is that […]

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Detroit Free Press Presents: What’s the value of Home Remodeling

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Impressive Celebrity Kitchens

Need a little motivation for your Kitchen Remodeling project? What color schemes go well… What Theme. A Rustic Country Kitchen or a Hip & Modern Oasis. Check out how the rich & famous live in these gorgeous celebrity kitchens. Rob Lowe’s Classic & Elegant Kitchen                     […]

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Dress up your Real Estate: Best of the Best Halloween Houses

Happy October! The trick-or-treaters will be here soon! Wouldn’t you love to be ‘That House’, the one they remember year after year & always want to come back too. There’s always two houses Kids (and parents) remember on Halloween. The one with the most extravagant decorations, and the one that gives out full size candy […]

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